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.Norwich MBC Weekend 28,29 July 2018
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.Barrow in Furness MBC, Sub Day and Regatta,Sunday 2nd September 2018.

.Bluewater, Dartford, Chantry Model Boat Club, Sunday 2nd September

. Bournville MBC, Birmingham, Sunday 2nd September

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    Greating from Belgium

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    Greating from Belgium

    Post  bwi on Sat Jan 17, 2015 7:53 pm

    Hi Gents,

    It’s a pleasure to be on board.

    As a youngster I was into RC boats with my Father. He once made an attempt to build an type VII but failed to get it done…..but I was bitten by it. I left the hobby to explore the world a bit but submarines were always in the back of my mind. In 1997 I ordered Akula plans from Deep sea Designs (Greg Sharpe) and put them safely in a drawer. Almost two years ago I finally started to scratch build the sub. Two days ago I have discovered the AMS Facebook site and today David Forrest directed me toward the AMS forum, which is very nice. It will cost me some building time to go through it but it will be worth it.

    All the crafts and tricks I use for building my sub I learned through the WWW from other people. I believe I have to give something back in return for all the lessons I have learned from you guys out there, so I will start a "Build log" on the forum with my experiences.

    AMS Forum Owner

    Posts : 264
    Join date : 2011-09-02
    Age : 58
    Location : Las Vegas, Nevada - USA

    Re: Greating from Belgium

    Post  salmon on Sat Jan 17, 2015 8:17 pm

    Welcome Bart!

    Glad you are here!
    I look forward to your progress.

    If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.
    John Wrennall
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    Join date : 2011-11-16
    Age : 71
    Location : Leyland

    Re: Greating from Belgium

    Post  John Wrennall on Sat Jan 17, 2015 8:53 pm

    Greetings Bart and Welcome to the Madhouse.

    looking forward to your Progress and Build log.

    Any problems? simply post them and help will be forthcoming.

    Best wishes


    Kevin D
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    Join date : 2014-04-24
    Age : 56
    Location : Norwich

    Re: Greating from Belgium

    Post  Kevin D on Sat Jan 17, 2015 9:09 pm

    Welcome on board Bart.

    I'm looking forward to your build log, rest assured the guys on here are very helpful and have a wealth of knowledge.

    Best Regards


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