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by S. Weaver
Fri Dec 19, 2014 4:40 pm
Forum: Technical - non Engines and Boilers
Topic: The big brown truck just made a visit
Replies: 11
Views: 8453

Re: The big brown truck just made a visit

johngriffiths wrote:sounds like a disc grinder, also available in 4" (a Makita is a lovely machine for delicate work), 5" and 9" and larger if you are brave.:-)
And the prize goes to Mr Griffiths! :P
by S. Weaver
Fri Dec 19, 2014 4:37 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: My 24' Launch
Replies: 161
Views: 130567

Re: My 24' Launch

Yeah, Mike; she's a hoot. Thought she'd be dead by now from various fumes. I'm all respiratored up when the product(s) warrant it. She just walks around, smiling.
by S. Weaver
Wed Dec 17, 2014 8:37 pm
Forum: Technical - non Engines and Boilers
Topic: The big brown truck just made a visit
Replies: 11
Views: 8453

Re: The big brown truck just made a visit

It cries out for the 4.5" "portable mill" ... :D
by S. Weaver
Wed Dec 17, 2014 4:16 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: My 24' Launch
Replies: 161
Views: 130567

Re: My 24' Launch

That's the hope, Wes. You all will be the judge of that ...
by S. Weaver
Mon Dec 15, 2014 1:59 am
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: My 24' Launch
Replies: 161
Views: 130567

Re: My 24' Launch

Steering gear and a smokebox, in the latest posts.

http://steamlaunchiona.blogspot.com/
by S. Weaver
Fri Dec 12, 2014 5:31 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: Next Weekend II
Replies: 162
Views: 98877

Re: Next Weekend II

Excellent, Wes. That is a pleasing fidley and engine room. Can appreciate the smile on your father's face ...
by S. Weaver
Wed Dec 10, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Ofeldt Blueflame Kerosene burner
Replies: 12
Views: 7619

Re: Ofeldt Blueflame Kerosene burner

DetroiTug wrote:... Even some religious groups were speaking out about the "evils" of gasoline "a substance burning not unlike brimstone."
Jury is still out on this one ...
by S. Weaver
Sat Dec 06, 2014 1:58 pm
Forum: Anoraks Corner
Topic: Deck Gun
Replies: 5
Views: 5700

Re: Deck Gun

Fred, can't wait to see it. We'll be giving you a wide berth ... Let me know if you would like a Letter of Marque; I could probably draft one up for you. :D
by S. Weaver
Wed Oct 15, 2014 4:15 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Cruiser Olympia
Replies: 3
Views: 3106

Re: Cruiser Olympia

Thanks, Fred. Back in the day, when it was still a veterans' Saturday afternoon hangout, I used to haunt the engineering spaces.
by S. Weaver
Mon Oct 06, 2014 12:25 am
Forum: Rally Reports
Topic: 2014 Great Delta Steamboat Meet
Replies: 15
Views: 17546

Re: 2014 Great Delta Steamboat Meet

Wes, I was wondering about that King fire and its proximity to you. Trust you and yours made it through.