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Colin Bishop08/12/2018 21:30:18
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I think Richard Simpson's article covered the subject pretty thoroughly.

Colin

Edited By Colin Bishop on 14/12/2018 16:46:26

Richard Simpson14/12/2018 16:42:57
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As Colin has said this months Model Boat Magazine (Jan '19) has a very brief resume of Volume 2 of the latest test code. Bottom line is that Mamods and Wilesco type boilers do need testing however I'm sure your boiler inspector will make this as quick and convenient as possible for you.

Manufacturers original certification will only cover the first pressure test, not any subsequent ones and will not cover your requirement for routine steam tests. Your club should be able to provide you with a hard copy of the latest test code or it can be downloaded from any one of the affiliated societies web sites such as here:

https://www.sfmes.co.uk/ydrRoot/committees/boilerSC/Forms/testCode2018_volume2.pdf

 

Edited By Colin Bishop on 14/12/2018 16:47:14

Ray Wood 214/12/2018 18:24:55
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Hi Richard

Thanks for your reply, I will look forward to reading the regulations in the January issue , these only apply to boating in a public places for third party liability , I steam my locomotives in the garden quite happily 😊

Regards Ray

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