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Feb 10, 2015
Todd Boyle liked Hydroplane Museum's blog post Dorothy Oberto Remembered
Apr 10, 2013
Todd Boyle liked Phil Lampman's blog post Ferrari Hydroplane, ARNO XI
Apr 10, 2013
Todd Boyle commented on Jim Mesick's event THE RISK TAKERS AND RECORD BREAKERS! A LECTURE BY DOUG FORD
"Loved the Doug Ford lecture!  Picked up 2 books afterwards, "What Were They Thinking" and "Risk Takers" and I can't put 'em down. I'm half way through one already... great stuff! "
Apr 7, 2013
James Michael Dickinson commented on Todd Boyle's blog post 1950s Hydroplane Steering Wheels?
"Since most of the boats of the time had manual steering boxes made for open wheel Sprint and Modified race cars, it's likely the steering wheels were from them too. Many of the current racing steering wheels don't look much different, so…"
Mar 7, 2013
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Mar 6, 2013
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1950s Hydroplane Steering Wheels?

Anyone have any idea where the steering wheels from the 50's era hydroplanes came from? Trying to find some for my models. The closest I can get so far is a 1930s automotive 4 spoke (Bentley, MG and the other euro cars).See More
Mar 6, 2013
Todd Boyle is attending Jim Mesick's event
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THE RISK TAKERS AND RECORD BREAKERS! A LECTURE BY DOUG FORD at Hydroplane & Raceboat Museum

April 6, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
Come to the Museum Saturday, April 6th and meet author Doug Ford and get your copy of “The Risk Takers and Record Breakers” signed by the author.  As an added bonus hear a great new lecture by Doug!He will talk at length of those that tried, and sometimes paid the ultimate price as they chased the Absolute World Water Speed Record.April 6th, at 7PM Free to Members, $5 for Non-Members.See More
Feb 22, 2013
Todd Boyle posted a status
"The '73 Sunny Jim on eBay? Bob Gilliam 1960 hull... wow! Item # 150998676608"
Feb 21, 2013
Thomas B. Lura left a comment for Todd Boyle
"I think I recognize 1/18 and 2/18, lol... they're in my trophy case.  Great boats Todd."
Dec 4, 2012
Todd Boyle might attend David D. Williams's event
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Annual Meeting at Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum

December 8, 2012 from 6pm to 7pm
Please join us on Saturday Dec 8th for our Annual Meeting featuring special guest speaker J-Dub Myers. J-Dub will talk about his recent World Water Speed Record set at Coniston Water in the United Kingdom. Doors will open at 6 PM, Dinner will be served at 7 PM and the Program will start at 7:30PM Following J-Dub’s presentation, there will be a brief business meeting that will include our annual awards and Board of Director elections. Admission is $15 please RSVP to David Williams at…See More
Nov 17, 2012
Todd Boyle is now a member of Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum
Nov 1, 2012

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1950s Hydroplane Steering Wheels?

Posted on March 5, 2013 at 8:36pm 2 Comments

Anyone have any idea where the steering wheels from the 50's era hydroplanes came from? Trying to find some for my models. The closest I can get so far is a 1930s automotive 4 spoke (Bentley, MG and the other euro cars).

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At 7:27am on December 4, 2012, Thomas B. Lura said…

I think I recognize 1/18 and 2/18, lol... they're in my trophy case.  Great boats Todd.

 
 
 

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