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Old 09-03-2012, 02:40 PM   #11
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Hi,

Some photographs of deck, air intakes and rudder

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Old 09-04-2012, 08:32 AM   #12
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Hi,

A start was made on the engine. First a drawing was made based on information from the Polly Wog article. The engine was made using the suggested materials including copper cylinders!

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Old 09-04-2012, 08:40 AM   #13
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Tony

Very nice work there. I'm keeping an eye on it.

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Old 09-04-2012, 10:10 AM   #14
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An unusual and attractive project, thanks for sharing.
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Old 09-04-2012, 12:24 PM   #15
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Hello again,

Still sorting photographs must use a better system! Propeller gear box assembly.

Propeller next if I can sort the photographs out.

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Old 09-04-2012, 04:33 PM   #16
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Hi,

Sorted the propeller photographs out.

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Old 09-05-2012, 03:24 AM   #17
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Tony, It looks pretty to me. Outstanding workmanship! You did a great job with the sheet metal. Thanks for the photos.

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Old 09-05-2012, 04:22 AM   #18
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Great work,I think that the boat looks great. larry
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Old 09-05-2012, 05:19 AM   #19
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Old 09-05-2012, 07:15 AM   #20
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Hi,

Next the boiler and flame guard where made.

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