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    Bournville Dive Ins 2016

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    david f
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    Bournville Dive Ins 2016

    Post  david f on Thu Dec 10, 2015 12:09 pm

    Rob F has just confirmed the dates for these as Sunday 15th May and Sunday 18th Sept 2016.

    Many thanks for arranging these very popular events again at the superb Bournville MBC.

    So this year there are two, one day events both on a Sunday rather than a Saturday as before. This link (with several more in the photos of the shows section) shows you what to expect:

    http://www.theassociationofmodelsubmariners.com/t1399-bourneville-2014-photo-s-by-david-forrest

    Birmingham is very centrally located, has lots to offer "other-halves". (Just walk up the hill to the Bristol road for buses straight to the city centre.) The May event neatly fills a gap early in the season.



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    Re: Bournville Dive Ins 2016

    Post  david f on Wed Sep 14, 2016 11:44 am

    Hooper has asked what time these events start.


    Well I have only been to the spring ones so far, but people are usually gathering from about 9am.

    I think 10am is probably the official start but always best to contact the organizer Rob Fowler for any more detail.

    (I have sent you his email by pm to avoid Rob getting spammed!)



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    Re: Bournville Dive Ins 2016

    Post  timgarrod on Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:10 pm

    All Charged up for tomorrows show, weather looks good too.

    Hopefully will get some photos and videos :)

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    Bournville September 2016 Submarine Dive In Videos

    Post  timgarrod on Sun Sep 18, 2016 10:47 pm

    Brillant Day thanks again to the Bournville Club for hosting the Event.

    Here are videos taken today





    Hope you enjoy them.

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    Re: Bournville Dive Ins 2016

    Post  david f on Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:55 am

    Really good videos, Tim.

    (I was impressed by the subs but the water fleas and (Tom's?) legs were something else?)

    Thanks for posting!

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    Re: Bournville Dive Ins 2016

    Post  salmon on Tue Sep 20, 2016 2:14 am

    Very nice. It was enjoyable to see the pair of Typhoons running next to each other.


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    Re: Bournville Dive Ins 2016

    Post  timgarrod on Tue Sep 20, 2016 11:53 am

    Cheers All,

    Glad you liked them. was realy impressed with how the counter rotating prop sub. Shame the video above the water I could zoom in on as there was a point where both the Tyhoon's where surrounding the two Resolution :)

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    Bournville vids

    Post  hooper on Tue Sep 20, 2016 12:25 pm

    Thanks for the shots of me Jap sub, its amazing to see how the counter rotating props look under water.
    Its better than I could ever imagined when it was being conceived. Also some great realistic views of the nautilus.

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