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    BuxtonRob

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    Post  BuxtonRob on Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:02 pm

    Robert, living in Buxton, Derbyshire. Retired, used to sail, been fling RC planes for years, just started with boats, always been fascinated by submarines. Thinking of building a surface runner, based on a WTC and possibly updating to diving later. Only have 2.4Ghz radio gear at present, so any change from surface would require finding a 27 or 40Mhz set. Will be looking for help with sources for some of the necessary hardware (waterproof connectors, bellows etc).

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    Post  timgarrod on Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:58 pm

    Hi Robert,

    Welcome the Fourm. feel free to post any question and we will help as much as we can.

    Tim

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    Re: Newcomer to the forum?

    Post  Dz3TJ6HU on Sun Aug 19, 2018 12:09 am

    Hello everyone. My name is Greg.
    I joined The Association of Model Submarines because I wanted to find the right home for an Engel 1590-TAES Patrick Henry SSB 599 Serial #79974/79975 purchased in August of 2003 from Alexander Engel KG . This was purchased and belonged to my late brillant father-in-law Jack, assembled this running masterpiece. Jack passed away 10 years ago. It was one of his pride and joys and I want to do him right by getting it into the hands of someone who might enjoy it as much as he did. If I may ask for guidance from someone in the association on what it may be worth and how to advertise it for sale that would be humbling to our family. I have all the paperwork including original purchase receipt and build plans. I also have pictures I can share.

    Thanks everyone for your time and I look forward to hearing from someone as passionate for this sub as my father-in Law Jack.

    Kindest Regards,
    Greg

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    david f
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    Re: Newcomer to the forum?

    Post  david f on Mon Aug 20, 2018 9:01 am

    Hi Greg,

    Where are you from (I'm in the UK), because this will determine how best to sell it? (If you want it to go to "good-home" it would probably be best to sell it on a specialist group rather than, say, eBay.)

    David

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    Re: Newcomer to the forum?

    Post  Dz3TJ6HU on Mon Aug 20, 2018 2:01 pm

    Hi David and thank you for your quick reply.  I live in the USA. State of Illinois. Town of Batavia.


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    Post  david f on Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:18 am

    Hi Greg,

    You would be very welcome to post an ad in the For Sale section here but do stress that you are in the US. (The postal charges would be considerable to anywhere else in the world.)

    Also you may be best to post on the SubCommittee which is US based:

    http://www.subcommittee.com/

    I see that there is a "Sub Swap" section on their Forum but I don't know if that is available to non-members.(I am a member. Membership is not expensive though.)

    Tom may be able to give you some better guidance about the US position, if he sees this.

    David


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    Post  salmon on Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:07 pm

    Greg,
    The subcommittee.com does have a for sale/swap area. It is not restricted, to my knowledge, to members only. So, you could post there as well. If you look around and decide to get into the hobby, membership is $10 USD.
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    Re: Newcomer to the forum?

    Post  Dz3TJ6HU on Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:39 pm

    Thanks for your help Dave and Tom with ideas to find a good home for this sub.
    I wish you both the best of luck.

    Greg

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