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Forum: Steamboats & History 04-12-2009, 07:07 AM
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Posted By Tom Schiffer
Dave, Matt: Thanks for the quick reply. I was...

Dave, Matt: Thanks for the quick reply. I was brain-dead at the time I saw the whistle, had my camera with me and did NOT take a photo of it. It is NOT home made...shallow, cast brass bowl at the...
Forum: Steamboats & History 04-11-2009, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Tom Schiffer
Dave: I've spotted a three-chime open-top...

Dave: I've spotted a three-chime open-top whistle...Never saw one with an open top before. It has about a 3" dia bell about a foot long??? No name I could see. Do you know anything about such? ...
Forum: Steamboats & History 04-09-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,614
Posted By Tom Schiffer
Mathew: No one can tell you what to do (except...

Mathew: No one can tell you what to do (except mebbe the coasties) but I cannot believe you need that much power. Now, I understand the need for a tight schedule and the wind does not always care...
Forum: Steamboats & History 04-07-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,614
Posted By Tom Schiffer
With "new" tubes and a 250 psi rating, the first...

With "new" tubes and a 250 psi rating, the first thing I'd try is raising the pressure to say 175...note the effect...it'll burn more fuel at the same throttle setting because it'll push more steam...
Forum: Steamboats & History 04-07-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,614
Posted By Tom Schiffer
Mathew, Lexie is right on...those cylinders and...

Mathew, Lexie is right on...those cylinders and steam lines could use some insulation. Lack of insulation will lower the steam temperature and thus the pressure if running at saturation. A bit of...
Forum: Steamboats & History 04-07-2009, 08:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,614
Posted By Tom Schiffer
Mathew: You do not say what boiler you have/had...

Mathew: You do not say what boiler you have/had and the psi carried and its rating in pounds per hour of steam. You want to upgrade the power of her engines and that can sometimes be pretty simply...
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