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by Easy rider
Tue May 06, 2014 3:43 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: XXL
Replies: 12
Views: 485

Re: XXL

That's just incredible, the size of it is just overwhelming! Does the engine burn crude that it's carrying, or does it have separate tanks of (I assume) diesel? It is burning HFO (heavy fuel oil)...cca 100 m/t per day. Storage tanks for HFO are approx 6000 tons Very interesting, the size is unbelie...
by Easy rider
Mon May 05, 2014 4:28 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: XXL
Replies: 12
Views: 485

XXL

In a view that I am sailing as a Chief engineer on a VLCC (very large crude carrier) tankers,I will like to show You some photos which (I am sure) will be interesting to many of You,specially the size of some components. One of my previous VLCC : r1ef.jpg 9o4s.jpg Let*s go to the shipyard / newbuild...
by Easy rider
Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Croatian White Eagle
Replies: 9
Views: 567

Re: Croatian White Eagle

82aspen wrote:hey easy, kako si?I

what's the story with that hilltop house/castle?
The first written record dates back to year 1004 (king*s Henrik II grant to the bishop Adalberon).
Today,it is a small museum and turistic attraction.
by Easy rider
Thu Apr 24, 2014 2:20 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 370
Views: 20615

Re: What does every one do for a living?

WingAdmin wrote: Wow...36,000 HP at 78 RPM, that works out to...2,424,000 ft-lb of torque. That's a HUGE amount of torque - how big is the driveshaft???
Almost like on GW...dia = 850 mm
by Easy rider
Tue Apr 22, 2014 3:07 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 370
Views: 20615

Re: What does every one do for a living?

I live in Michigan on the St. Clair River. We see the boats "ships" going up and down bound all the time. The biggest ones are about 1013ft. long. How long and wide is your VLCC? L = 365 mtrs W = 60 mtrs Draft = 22 mtrs Main Engine = 36000 HP / 78 rpm Cyl diameter = 900 mm Propeller diameter = 8 mt...
by Easy rider
Sun Mar 30, 2014 3:56 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Croatian White Eagle
Replies: 9
Views: 567

Re: Croatian White Eagle

Some more photos :








by Easy rider
Sun Mar 30, 2014 2:14 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Croatian White Eagle
Replies: 9
Views: 567

Re: Croatian White Eagle

Thx for welcome.
This weekend we spent over the border, in Slovenia / Julian Alps.

The tour :


Lake Bled :


Alps :












by Easy rider
Tue Mar 18, 2014 5:43 pm
Forum: Goldwing Chat
Topic: What does every one do for a living?
Replies: 370
Views: 20615

Re: What does every one do for a living?

Sailing on VLCC (very large crude carriers) tankers as a Chief engineer


by Easy rider
Sun Mar 16, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: Trip Info, Reports & Gatherings
Topic: Croatian White Eagle
Replies: 9
Views: 567

Croatian White Eagle

Hallo everybody I am reading this site for some time and I found it as the best GW forum.I found many,many interesting topics and advices and they are really nicely asorted by models.I leave in Croatia / Europe and few weeks ago I both my first GW, brand new, model 2013, with good discount :D . I na...