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by gondolier88
Mon Dec 06, 2010 6:29 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: anyone built a porcupine boiler?
Replies: 11
Views: 11459

Re: anyone built a porcupine boiler?

Hi,

A few pics as promised;

Greg
by gondolier88
Sat Dec 04, 2010 11:14 am
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: anyone built a porcupine boiler?
Replies: 11
Views: 11459

Re: anyone built a porcupine boiler?

Hi,

I'm afraid I can't comment on it's steaming capabilities as yet- it needs a new casing and funnel making.

As soon as it's stemed I will post it on here anyway.

Sorry not to be of help. I'll post some pics on Monday.

Greg
by gondolier88
Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:28 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: anyone built a porcupine boiler?
Replies: 11
Views: 11459

Re: anyone built a porcupine boiler?

I havn't built one- but I have recently stripped one down to it's bare bones and if you like I could take photos and post them on here?

Greg
by gondolier88
Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:25 pm
Forum: Steamboat Photography
Topic: The Minnehaha (In Storage)
Replies: 11
Views: 11066

Re: The Minnehaha (In Storage)

The boiler is of utmost interest; it is of exactly the same pattern as the boilers in most the Windermere collection at the Steamboat Museum, going as far as to say the water gauge spacing and positions, the boiler mounted integral isolating/check valves, the washout plugs, the steam take off and th...