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Old 03-26-2009, 12:32 PM
R. Dale Flick R. Dale Flick is offline
 
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*RE: Canvas decks/'Hot leading.'*
Hi, alan & steamboating colleagues:
Interesting insights from you all above RE: AVALON model etc. Alan, during that time did you, Doc, Shipyard ever see evidence tearing all of that material up of any signs of the old technique of 'hot leading' a canvas deck? I recall some discussions on this web a long time back about that process and how it was done. I well remember the canvas decks on the DQ years back with the tacks but didn't know if they 'leaded' all of that. I can't imagine what the uproar would be today using that with the health and environmental concerns.

Well, what do I know?

Coal Haven Landing, Ohio River.
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