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by Maltelec
Thu Dec 19, 2013 11:54 pm
Forum: Technical - non Engines and Boilers
Topic: The Funnel?
Replies: 12
Views: 10078

Re: The Funnel?

Hi Scott

Yes, Paper, though it is all in type text.

If you ask Brian nicely he may be able to send you the Funnel from issue 100 onwards via computer. I am slowly scanning in Funnels 99 and previous into PDF format for people to read all the old copies.
by Maltelec
Mon Aug 05, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: The Motherload
Replies: 19
Views: 8809

Re: The Motherload

Gas pipe generally isn't tested at 200C (390F) as you would get in a boiler.
by Maltelec
Sun Jun 02, 2013 11:25 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Classic Steam Engineering Forum looking for a home?
Replies: 2
Views: 2482

Re: Classic Steam Engineering Forum looking for a home?

It is tricky to host a 2nd forum within the same database, easy to mess things right up if you don't know what you are doing, and believe me, I have no idea!
by Maltelec
Tue May 14, 2013 7:53 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Elliott Bay No.2 Running
Replies: 9
Views: 5116

Elliott Bay No.2 Running

by Maltelec
Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Just bought steamboat
Replies: 5
Views: 6215

Re: Just bought steamboat

Hi Mike As far as I know for Windermere you need the required insurance (which means a boiler test, which can be done through the SBA Services) and you need to register your boat for the lake - this is done at the Wardens Office at Ferry Nab. Other than that a bucket of common sense, coal, matches a...
by Maltelec
Sun Dec 23, 2012 5:54 pm
Forum: Rally Reports
Topic: Windermere 2012 Part 2
Replies: 5
Views: 5287

Re: Windermere 2012 Part 2

Photo's by John Widdaker: http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff82/Thesteamboatforum/Windermere2012/Part%202/P1010001_zps5d56c24c.jpg http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff82/Thesteamboatforum/Windermere2012/Part%202/P1010116_zps7bb0d8ff.jpg http://i239.photobucket.com/albums/ff82/Thesteamboatforum/Wi...
by Maltelec
Sun Dec 23, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: Rally Reports
Topic: Windermere 2012 Part 2
Replies: 5
Views: 5287

Windermere 2012 Part 2

Photo's below.
by Maltelec
Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:28 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Steamboat Video
Replies: 12
Views: 7262

Re: Steamboat Video

I have done two videos of how to (and not to) do things on a steam boat. The 2nd video is perhaps more use than the first:





I will be doing more later when I get chance.
by Maltelec
Fri Oct 19, 2012 10:25 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: River Thames Video from 1935
Replies: 0
Views: 2064

River Thames Video from 1935

Here is the link to the Video:

http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=788_1350612457

It shows several steam boats, including a good close up of the Dartford, which was torpedoed and sunk by U-124 south of Cape Race on 12th June 1942.