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Re: Don't think I'm being slack

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  • frankmcneilll
    Hi Sydney, I posted a new home page picture to suggest how you might use pop-pop power to propel your canoe. Beavering is not the solution. Think more along
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 23, 2009
      Hi Sydney,

      I posted a new home page picture to suggest how you might use pop-pop power to propel your canoe. Beavering is not the solution. Think more along the lines of teams of draft animals like mules, dogs or pop-pop boats for pulling a wagon, sled or canoe.

      Best wishes, Frank

      --- In pop-pop-steamboats@yahoogroups.com, "sydneygreenestreet" <sydneygreenestreet@...> wrote:
      >
      > I'm beavering away.... Tried a 3" dia x 6 coil boiler and it works well but not sure that it would drive anything large enough to even hold the gas bottle. I'm going to try and make a setup where the boiler is below water level making the external water pressure assist in the "suck back in" stage, concevable in a displacement hull.
      > Bought a milling machine the other day off Ebay. Chinese manufacture, brushless DC motor; at this stage it works superbly.....
      >
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