steamboat Emerald

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Re: steamboat Emerald

Post by artemis » Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:12 am

johnp wrote:...I would still like to find the builder, or email Gene if someone has his email address.
:idea: Gene Subscribes to Steamboating Magazine. The email address I have for him is pagegoeb@gmail.com
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Re: steamboat Emerald

Post by 87gn@tahoe » Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:25 pm

John, I know it's a bit late, but I was in the "library" this morning and stumbled across this article that may be of interest to the current owner of the plant:

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Re: steamboat Emerald

Post by johnp » Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:39 am

Thanks Wesley, I can't believe i sold that plant. i've been regreting ever since. eventhough it was all ready to go it would have been a while before i had another boat ready for it. so i've started on a new boiler and on the hunt for a 6a or AVL compound for my existing boat. i spoke with Gene a few months back and he told me the same story and mentioned how well the engine performed.
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Post by 87gn@tahoe » Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:10 am

I'm sorry I didn't find the info sooner.

There is a gentleman here on the west coast whom I know quite well that has built several of Andy's compounds. I will ask him if he has any lines on one, or has one if his own for sale.
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Re: steamboat Emerald

Post by johnp » Tue Mar 04, 2014 12:14 pm

That would be sweet, just got my drawings from John King for his Yarrow weldless 3 drum boiler. already ordered the materials. Having trouble sourcing the CuNi 90/10 tubes though.

This boiler and either the AVL or 6a or Taylor twin would be a nice set up in my similar to Sylvie style boat. Can't wait!
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Post by 87gn@tahoe » Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:22 pm

I will be calling him today.

As far as cunifer/kunifer/and whatever else they call it. I've quite some trouble finding many suppliers in North America as well, though there seems to be more than just a few years ago. Here are a few:

http://www.fedhillusa.com/

http://www.farmerscopper.com/copper-nickel-tube.html

http://www.magellanmetals.com/nickel-al ... fgodRjQAcg

I've also found rolls of it on amazon.com and ebay, but they're usually under 12mm
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Re: steamboat Emerald

Post by Coopercovelo » Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:59 am

I know I’m digging up an old post here, but I’m trying to track down where this boat may have ended up, as it was my dads once, as he built the engine, and assembled it.

Here’s an old video from when it was on the delta.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2IVVeW7XY0Q
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Re: steamboat Emerald

Post by TriangleTom » Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:56 am

87gn@tahoe wrote:
Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:22 pm
I will be calling him today.

As far as cunifer/kunifer/and whatever else they call it. I've quite some trouble finding many suppliers in North America as well, though there seems to be more than just a few years ago. Here are a few:

http://www.fedhillusa.com/

http://www.farmerscopper.com/copper-nickel-tube.html

http://www.magellanmetals.com/nickel-al ... fgodRjQAcg

I've also found rolls of it on amazon.com and ebay, but they're usually under 12mm
I've taken a look at Farmer's Copper before, as they are located quite conveniently close to me. Unfortunately, it seems that the biggest issue in North America is finding the Cunifer stock in the metric sizes specified by John King's boiler designs.
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Re: steamboat Emerald

Post by TahoeSteam » Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:53 am

Coopercovelo wrote:
Fri Apr 26, 2019 12:59 am
I know I’m digging up an old post here, but I’m trying to track down where this boat may have ended up, as it was my dads once, as he built the engine, and assembled it.

Here’s an old video from when it was on the delta.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2IVVeW7XY0Q
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