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Being Sociable. by GaryLC Lieutenant   Posted: 1 day ago
I really can't believe that considering all the members that use this website, that no one is interested in steam engines and what steam has to offer. Why go to all that trouble of adding artificial engine sounds and smokers, when you can have it all and more, by installing a gas boiler and steam engine. When I think of the problems involved to find plans and scratch build a boat, why not go for the authentic look and fit a steam engine. In the fifty years or so I have been involved in this hobby I have NEVER ever installed an electric motor in a boat. If anyone out there in the ether shares my passion for steam, kindly get in touch, I would appreciate not being completely on my OWN.

New Website Sneak Peak by retirement-hobby Chief Petty Officer   Posted: 2 days ago
Being new, I can only say I'm impressed.

New Website Sneak Peak by jacko Captain   Posted: 2 days ago
will there be a test site before it goes live so we can try out and give feed back 😊

New Website Sneak Peak by Joburg-sailor Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 2 days ago
Looks awesome...can't wait!

New Website Sneak Peak by mturpin013 Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 3 days ago
Looking forward to seeing the new site and thank you for all your hard work its really appreciated.

New Website Sneak Peak by ads90 Commander   Posted: 4 days ago
Looking good - look forward to the launch. Alan

New Website Sneak Peak by ChrisG Lieutenant   Posted: 4 days ago
Looking forward to seeing the new site, must admit it is the first I have heard of it. Thanks

New Website Sneak Peak by Ygagnon Petty Officer   Posted: 5 days ago
Very well done.

New Website Sneak Peak by robbob Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Hi Stephen. I was beginning to wonder what was happening with the new site after you 'teased' us just before Christmas🤔. I'm looking forward to the launch 👍😁. Best. Robbob.

New Website Sneak Peak by Colin H. Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Fantastic news, thanks for all your hard work. Keep it up matey. Cheers Colin.

New Website Sneak Peak by Fireboat Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Thought I'd share a sneak peak of the new website with everyone. I was hoping it'd be live by now, but things have required more development time than I first thought. So instead of giving you all a half-baked system, I've kept it in development a bit longer. In the screenshots: - New home page layout, forum middle-top, then build blogs, media gallery, events, clubs/lakes, new harbour boats, a new section for how-to articles and useful links. - How-to articles can be edited - Useful links can be posted on their own - Any member can follow any other member - Forum threads as well as blogs can be followed - New events section, with calendar and map - New places section, also with map - Cleaner layout for forum threads and blogs - Completely refreshed mobile app - New ranking system (some of you will change rank, but it'll remain fair to who has contributed the most) - Easier login, easier uploading of files, easier posting in general - Faster website, all database queries have been restructured to provide fast responses - New notifications area showing all updates to everything you're following There's a tonne more, I do think you'll all love the new site once it's live. Still don't want to promise dates, but when it's ready, it'll launch! Many thanks again to everyone who supports this website. Without this, we'd have sunk years ago! Stephen

tvr steam engine by GaryLC Lieutenant   Posted: 6 days ago
Hi Rick I am having a few problems here trying to manipulate this website, I have read your message asking about an engine flywheel, and I will make one for you as I have the necessary diameter brass bar. your problem is figuring out how I get it to you, let me know how we can accomplish this problem. Regards, Gary.

Emma C. Berry by carpemoment Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 8 days ago
Nerys I original tried in-hull only but I could not get enough weight in a form that I could use with the RC related items I needed. Another build blog on this website showed theirs using the extension and the bulb so I changed tack.

Emma C. Berry by carpemoment Sub-Lieutenant   Posted: 8 days ago
These plans were most likely downloaded from this website. I'll email you what I have in the best resolution that I have. I'll keep an eye out for photos of the original kit box, the kit, original plans but I don't recall ever taking any. The box itself made it through several moves but was apparently culled out when we downsized.

Emma C. Berry by DodgyGeezer Commander   Posted: 8 days ago
I see that you have uploaded copies of the Sterling 'America' plan. I run a website which provides copies of old model boat plans for free download, aimed at letting a new generation of modellers create past models so that they are not entirely forgotten. 1 - Would you be happy for me to load these copies (or better ones if you have them!) to this site? 2 - Do you have any further information - part templates or box are, for instance - that you could contribute? You may see what we already have under the Sterling name here: