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, Papplewick Pumping Station Easter Sunday & Monday 1,2 April 2018
. Bournville Model Boat Club, Birmingham, Sunday 13th May

. ,Alfold Charity Model Boat Show, Surrey, 2nd & 3rd June 2018

Exeter & District Model Boat Club, Sunday 10th June

.Norwich MBC Weekend 28,29 July 2018
.Model Boat Convention, Haydock Park, 25,26th August

.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

,The Model Show,Poynton, Stockport (with swimming pool) 15,16th September 2018

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    Peter M

    Posts : 6
    Join date : 2016-07-04
    Age : 71
    Location : Bromley Kent

    Not so new a member!

    Post  Peter M on Tue Jul 05, 2016 12:56 pm

    Hi all,

    I can't remember when I first joined? Back in the days of Bernie Woods and Nick Burge who I both knew very, very well. Both now no longer here more's the pity, I was with Nick when he died!

    Why did I rejoin? Easy to answer really. I retired a few years ago and gave up almost everything except breathing. I was a bit of 'a lost soul' and my partner thinking she was doing the right thing recently bought me for a present, a new Engle Akula with all of the extras!

    I can't get on with it, all too small a scale for my nearly 70 years old eyes and I have ordered a 1:25 Type XXIII from Bob at OTW. I have built some of his before and well detailed kits but this time I will be fitting all of the Engle hardware and electronics. (Look out for future cries of help.)

    I will sell the hull and all of the other untouched Engle Akula parts including the retracting front planes and the raising and lowering scopes and masts when I get around to it.

    I look forward to renewing old friendships and if I can be of help to a fellow member you only need to ask.

    Best wishes.

    Peter M.
    AMS member

    Posts : 76
    Join date : 2015-01-17
    Location : Belgium

    Re: Not so new a member!

    Post  bwi on Tue Jul 05, 2016 5:42 pm

    Looking Fwd Peter.


    Peter M

    Posts : 6
    Join date : 2016-07-04
    Age : 71
    Location : Bromley Kent

    Re: Not so new a member!

    Post  Peter M on Tue Jul 05, 2016 6:05 pm

    Many thanks.

    Best wishes.


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