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    New Member From Canada

    Post  Windsorsub on Tue Aug 16, 2016 11:49 am

    Good morning,

    I gave been modelling 1/48 scale warships/submarines for the last 30 years, most completely scratch built. The ACTIVE fleet that roam the local lakes every week in the summer include

    HMCS Athabaskan, a Tribal class destroyer
    HMCS CC2, a C class submarine
    HMCS Barrie, a Flower class corvette
    HMCS Rainbow, a IS Fleet snorkel submarine
    HMCS Okanagan. an O class submarine
    HMCS Windsor. a U class submarine
    HMCS St Thomas, a Castle class corvette

    German U-69, a Type VIIC submarine
    German U-873, a Type IXD2 submarine
    German U-36, a Type 212 submarine

    Russian K 493, an Alfa class submarine
    Russian B-871, a Kilo class submarine

    USS Shark, a Skipjack class submarine
    USS MacDonough, a Farragut class destroyer
    USS Lake, an Evarts class destroyer escort

    HMS Tally Ho, a T Class submarine

    French Surcouf, a Corsair class submarine  

    Looking for information on Basshunter 214 kit,

    Thank you !
    Dwayne HIll
    Montreal Canada
    david f
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    Re: New Member From Canada

    Post  david f on Wed Aug 17, 2016 7:58 am

    Hi Dwayne,

    That's a fantastic fleet and mostly scratch- built. RESPECT!

    Any chance of some photos?

    I'm very interested in WW2 U class subs which were used by other Navy's. (I'm doing a long term build on a Polish U class the Dzik.) Was HMCS Windsor in this category?




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    U Class

    Post  Windsorsub on Wed Aug 17, 2016 12:02 pm

    Good morning David,

    The U class I am referring to is the 1986 British "Upholder" class, which were sold to Canada in 2001. The closest thing to a WWII U class I have is my HMS Tally Ho, which as you know is a T.

    If you search "My 2015 Fleet" on youtube, you will see all my ships/subs in action. Many thanks for the kind words.

    John Wrennall
    AMS member

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    Age : 71
    Location : Leyland

    Re: New Member From Canada

    Post  John Wrennall on Wed Aug 17, 2016 12:05 pm

    Hello Dwayne and Welcome .
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    Re: New Member From Canada

    Post  bwi on Wed Aug 17, 2016 7:51 pm

    That fleet/video deserves a direct link Dwayne.



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    Re: New Member From Canada

    Post  merriman on Wed Aug 17, 2016 8:13 pm

    Wow! Beautifully composed video. And those subs are trimmed to look like they operate over rails. Excellent video!


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