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Roger Clark24/06/2020 14:25:01
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Finally had the Steam Launch delivered that I bought in early April smiley

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Hannah Louise is the name and it's a scale boat originally electric powered then converted to steam.

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The gentleman, now deceased, who built it has paid incredible attention to detailing it and making a scene of it rather than just a steam launch, I feel privileged to look after it for my time here. devil

Regards

Roger

Edited By Roger Clark on 24/06/2020 14:26:23

Chris Fellows24/06/2020 17:36:33
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Yes, it is very nicely built and detailed and you should enjoy that, both on water and as a display piece.

Chris

Roger Clark24/06/2020 19:02:01
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Hi Chris , thanks, it'll be a while before she steams up as the certificate runs out this month so I might leave it until next year before I retest and float my boat. Display? yes good idea smiley, any suggestions as to broaching it with SWMBO as to replacing some of her beloved ornaments with a smelly dirty (her words) boat will be gratefully received, names and contact numbers required devil

Regards

Roger

Eddie Lancaster24/06/2020 19:10:10
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Hi. Roger, change the name for starters, I’m sure you can think of a suitable one, other than that suggestion I am keeping out of any domestics.

Regards and good luck with that one

E——

Roger Clark24/06/2020 19:31:23
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Hi Eddie, Hmmmm 'Lady Barbara' has a nice ring to it angel, not sure that will quite swing it though but nice try Eddie wink

Roger

Chris Fellows24/06/2020 19:56:33
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I've got two boats in the dining room and two in the lounge at the moment whilst decorating upstairs. One of them has taken up home on the top of a bookcase in the lounge and has pretty much been accepted now so will probably stop there! smiley

Chris

harry smith 125/06/2020 05:50:03
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Hi Roger

Very nice looking boat, but change the name to the wife's name and you will be on a winner !!!!

Harry Smith

Ray Wood 225/06/2020 07:29:01
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Hi All.

Strangely wife's are not always impressed by their name being attached to an old steam boat !! How about the "Jolly Roger" and you will need one of those 3 pointed hats ??? 😊

Plenty of grog in those barrels 😲

Regards Ray

Edited By Ray Wood 2 on 25/06/2020 07:29:36

Roger Clark25/06/2020 11:27:26
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As my wife is 70 today I have a very valid argument for using her name Ray, she's always huffing and puffing and letting off steam devillaugh.

Jolly Roger would elicit too many comments that I would prefer not to hear, most of them from my wife.crying

Regards

Roger

Edited By Roger Clark on 25/06/2020 11:30:08

ashley needham25/06/2020 17:33:11
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Yes very imaginative deck clutter.

Perhaps a brace of pistols needed?

Not keen myself on double barrelled ladies names for boats.

Ashley

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