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The 25 ft steamer S/L Sara C based on plans of the Diana by the designer Weston Farmer. The hull is cedar strip planks and white oak frames with fiberglassed exterior and epoxied interior. The power plant consists of a wood fired porcupine boiler and a 5 hp Tiny Power 3"x4" steam engine.
The feedwater system includes a Hypro piston pump, a hand pump and a standby electric pump as well as a f.w. preheater. Also includes a 25 gallon water reservoir under the boiler & engine.
Owner built ten years ago and lightly used since-in very good condition and ready to sail with all equipment.
Includes a custom built trailer.Located near Ottawa, Ontario.
For more photos go to http://www.steamboating.de/, click on "boat registery" and scroll to Sara C
Contact: If more info is required:
email me: ACHARLE@SYMPATICO.CA
telephone: 613-443-3711 between 6-9 PM EST
Item 2) Lunkenheimer large bronze bulls-eye sight feed with needle valve for central lube system - 3/8 NPT shiny, nice display item.
Item 3) Small brass sight feed with tubular glass and needle valve - brass, 3" tall, 1/4 NPT connections.
Item 9) Small bronze gear pump, used as feed pump on S.L."Lucifer" many years ago - this was procured from Semple, Probably an Oberdorfer pump. Set up with 4 check valves to pump in either direction of rotation.
Item 10) BIG WHISTLE mfg. by Crane Co.- single note, 4"dia. bell, integral valve with lever, 1-1/4"pipe connection, Bronze base and 4"dia. bell. As is
$200, more if polished.
All prices negotiable & all items are at the residence in Edmonds, WA.
FOR SALE: FEARLESS
Fan tail launch, 32 ft. with 1914 Navy K engine in good operational condition. New 88sq.ft. VFT code boiler, built and certified to 200psi by Everett Engineering. Fiberglass hull in need of cosmetic work. Was running well when last used 5 years ago. 3 axle trailer included and can be pulled by SUV. Located in Yorktown, VA.
Call, text or Email for more info and pics:
110 Janis Drive
Yorktown, VA 23692
telephone: 757-218-7182 (c), 757-898-1251(h)
Photos of rough castings and partially completed engine are available on request.
Additional info about the engines and the Cheng Tze is available HERE
FOR SALE: SEMPLE 34DL
#733, "New Condition". Last Semple made. She was kept warm, dry and covered in our shop. Engine is complete. Includes a Lunkenheimer team Whistle and a 4-1/2" solid brass Lonergan Gauge. Engine is located in Tacoma, Washington.
Additional info and jpegs:
telephone: 253-566-3843 (h), 253-223-2667(c)
WANTED: Purchase steamboat/launch with lines similar to SAN JOAQUINE, NARRAGANSETT or CATALYST. West Coast preferably and in good running order.
Contact: Jon Kirchanski
WANTED: My father and I are looking for a lubricator similar to what is shown in the pictures above for the Doty compound that's going in my father's project. We would like to find one with somewhere around 10 outlets. I'm sure some could be doubled with a "T" or plugged if necessary. Would you happen to be in possession and willing to part with something of this nature or perhaps know someone who might?
FOR SALE - Price reduced!
US NAVY Model "M" compound steam engine, 5-3/4" + 12" x 8". The infamous US Navy "bassackwards" engine - LP cylinder is located at forward end.
$ 8,000 US Funds
Contact: Please ... serious inquiries only.
AVAILABLE NOW: Bestek Calliope upgrade Controller with the following features Use your I Phone, IPad, Computer, or android to operate up to 96 notes. Unlimited song base , all wireless system stand alone as a Wi-Fi.
CALLIOPE. CAN OPERATE WITH STEAM OR AIR
This unit plays recorded songs with a touch of a button or you can play using a keyboard. A great feature if you're operating your steam boat by yourself
This unit is on my Beckmann steam launch mounted on top of boiler at forward end:
10 note brass whistles, precision made, C5- A4,
10 steam/temperature rated brass valves,
25 note keyboard allows for expansion.
CALLIOPE CONTROLLER FEATURES:
Midi controller designed for this application,
2gb SD storage removable card,
Song title display,
Instantly record songs from your keyboard.
WIRELESS Control : allows you to choose songs or pause/play.
All cables plug in included,
Up to 21 notes can played with this unit, so if you want more notes, there is no need to change the controller. Just add more valves and whistles, connect wires to the terminal strip.
SIMPLE TO PUT TOGETHER ....
Standard 1/2 inch npt for valves. Connect wires to the appropriate note on the terminal strip, plug in the 12 volt supply, choose a song and it plays....
TO HEAR IT PLAY -- I have a few videos posted on youtube, copy and paste into your browser: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ure8cIp9kZs&sns=em
Contact email: email@example.com
Mike Brown 2 cylinder horizontal engine, 3 HP
* The bore is 1.625 inches. The stroke is 2.25 inches.
* The crankshaft diameter is 5/8 inches.
* The flywheel diameter is 7.5 inches.
* Steam intake .25 inch pipe, exhaust .25 inch pipe.
* Maximum rpm is 700
* 17 inches long
* 13 inches wide
* 8 inches high
* approximately 65 pounds
More info HERE
$ 2,000 OBO
3.5 horsepower Peter Bouley boiler, set for wood
$ 6,000 OBO
FOR SALE: Single Cylinder engine.
2.4" bore x 4" stroke with Stephenson reversing; operating pressure at 120 psi. Made of steel (not painted). Length = 380mm x Width = 200mm x Height = 615mm, weight = 85lb (38.5kg0. This engine has sealed bearings at all moving points. Comes with a 10" pulley, spare piston rings, packing gland and high temp "O" rings.
Price is $ 2,500.00 US plus shipping
For more pictures or questions email me at:
LINES AND OFFSETS AVAILABLE FOR THE TRUSCOTT 21 FOOT "COMPROMISE" HULL
Authentic Truscott design, never surpassed in stability, grace, ease of propulsion or beauty. From an original Truscott Company hull, these lines and offsets document the exact shape. The 24” by 36” print’s drawing and tables contain the necessary information for those that want to build their own COMPROMISE steam launch hull. This can also be used to scale the hull up or down in size as well as produce a half model. The 24” by 36” print with its drawing, lines and tables postpaid is:
$35.00 in the U.S. or $40.00 internationally.
More information at pearlengine or in the Nov/Dec 2010 issue of Steamboating Magazine.
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