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"How to Build a Model Steam Launch"

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Probably the most comprehensive DVD set available - 3 DVDs showing in great detail, the building process of a 1/6th scale Working Model Live Steam Launch.

Over 5 hours of Quality Video instructions - very easy to understand - designed for beginners to the hobby

Full of information & useful tips for successfully building the type of Steam Launch that you see on this website. I am actually building a launch for real in the video.

The instructions also apply to any type of Model Steam Boat using a glassfibre (GRP) hull.

Filmed & narrated entirely by Keith Appleton, as I actually build a launch, assemble and install the steam plant into the boat & test the launch in steam.

Available in both PAL & NTSC (USA) Formats

includes FREE Download of the CAD Drawings for the Launch

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The Essential Beginner's Guide to Live Steam:

How to Build a Model Steam Launch - 3 DVD Set, model engineering services, steam plant assembly service, Vintage steam pond launch restoration and rebuilds, model marine steam plants built to order, plus The Complete Guide to Miniature Steam - available on CDROM or by direct Internet download. Used steam models for sale.

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