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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



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

Chris Fellows24/06/2020 17:36:33
802 forum posts
521 photos

Yes, it is very nicely built and detailed and you should enjoy that, both on water and as a display piece.


Roger Clark24/06/2020 19:02:01
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88 photos

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



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


Roger Clark24/06/2020 19:31:23
250 forum posts
88 photos

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


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


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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760 photos

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
250 forum posts
88 photos

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



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.


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