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Restauration of a Graupner Glasgow
« on: May 01, 2020, 03:29:50 PM »

Hi,

after a short break of 26 years I'm back on the swimming things. While building my floating crane (A brief introduction will come in another Thread) I've made a quick restauration  of my 30 year old Glasgow.

First look shows some minor damages from several removals over the years, but nothing worse.
The old Motor and the planetary gearbox working well after cleaning and a bit new grease. The seuthe steam generator works well too.
But there is a massive layer of dust over all. So I need a big bunch of cotton swabs and a lot of patience to get rid of it. But after all that celaning and fixing the old beauty looks as good as new.

Now I'm waiting for the end of isolation to put it into his element.
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Re: Restauration of a Graupner Glasgow
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2020, 04:40:44 PM »

Wonderful boat you are fixing up I only wish it was still on the market .Rick
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Re: Restauration of a Graupner Glasgow
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2020, 07:36:06 PM »

Lovely boat, I converted mine to twin drive geared units a regret selling it at times.
Think positive if it wasn't for the lockdown you may have not bothered with it.
It will look beautiful when cleaned up.
Keep safe and well and active :-))


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Re: Restauration of a Graupner Glasgow
« Reply #3 on: May 26, 2020, 05:53:50 PM »

Bonjour Ralf,
Tou will have a great pleasure with this boat, she is so smooth. As she is not sold any more, she is furthermore a collector !
Mine has a steam plant : ]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ojEwUjFWxs4
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Re: Restauration of a Graupner Glasgow
« Reply #4 on: May 26, 2020, 06:05:07 PM »

Bonjour Rafael,

the first live-steam Glasgow i've seen on a lake. Thanks for sharing.  :-))
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Re: Restauration of a Graupner Glasgow
« Reply #5 on: May 26, 2020, 08:49:56 PM »

Wow some work on that, I restored my Dads one, They are certainly Eye Catching on the water!

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