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JasonB19/02/2019 07:20:15
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This was posted on a forum that I doubt many here visit but you may be interested to see how it was done 100yrs ago.

Edited By JasonB on 19/02/2019 07:25:29

Michael Gilligan19/02/2019 07:32:43
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Thanks, Jason yes

I have just downloaded the PDF version onto the iPad

Note: Windy will probably appreciate Chap. XIX

MichaelG.

Brian H19/02/2019 07:51:59
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Thanks for posting that Jason, it's very interesting.

Brian

Hopper19/02/2019 09:29:46
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Flash steam powered model aeroplanes. Now THAT could be an exciting hobby!

Thanks for posting. Very cool book.

John Duncker 120/02/2019 21:14:14
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I remember seeing a guy called Geoff Wolfe flying a steam powered model aircraft at one of the big shows maybe at Old Warden.

There were more people watching his Comet fly than any other model that day.

Oh dear that has got me thinking that it might be a nice challenge for my newly acquired mini lathe.

More on the Comet here link

not done it yet20/02/2019 23:15:55
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Radio controlled models, too, over a hundred years ago. That surprised me a bit.

Hopper21/02/2019 04:20:38
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Posted by John Duncker 1 on 20/02/2019 21:14:14:

I remember seeing a guy called Geoff Wolfe flying a steam powered model aircraft at one of the big shows maybe at Old Warden.

There were more people watching his Comet fly than any other model that day.

Oh dear that has got me thinking that it might be a nice challenge for my newly acquired mini lathe.

More on the Comet here link

Now that is some interesting stuff too. Thanks for posting the link.

martin perman21/02/2019 09:50:09
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What a lovely book, I can only hope my paternal Grandfather learned his model steam knowledge from similar publications.

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Danny M2Z21/02/2019 09:55:18
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This is also worth a read Popular Mechanics 1905

* Danny M *

Jim Wilson 618/03/2019 03:29:15
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Thanks, Jason! yes

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