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    Model Sub Related Events for 2017

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    david f
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    Model Sub Related Events for 2017

    Post  david f on Thu Feb 02, 2017 4:26 pm

    For all the model sub related events which we have been told about have a look at this link for more information:

    http://associationofmodelsubmariners.com/pages/events.html

    It is worth saying that these are all organised by Model Boat Clubs etc. and are outside our control. The only events we do under the "AMS Banner" are Haydock Park and Alfold.

    So please have a look at the websites and contact the organisers before you undertake a possibly long journey. Please express your gratitude to the organisers, particulary since they are usually free of charge.

    If you haven't been before have a look at the photos of events section on here and they will give you an idea of what to expect.

    We would like to thank all the organisers of these events.

    They are great fun and are not competitive.

    However model sub enthusiasts on the Internet can be a little like fishermen and the "one that got away". So it is really good that people attend these events. If you haven't seen it and seen it working then it probably doesn't exist!
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    Re: Model Sub Related Events for 2017

    Post  david f on Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:52 am

    Just a follow up to these:

    - Norwich is the weekend of 22 & 23 July.)

    - Barrow in Furness MBC website is:

    http://www.furnessmodelboatclub.co.uk/

    We have again booked the AMS stand at the Haydock Park Model Boat Convention (the race course) (26 & 27 August). Good chance to get together, exhibit your model and maybe win prizes! (More info shortly)
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    John Wrennall
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    Dates??

    Post  John Wrennall on Sun Feb 19, 2017 11:00 am

    Hi all

    Just had a comment from a friend about the website

    http://associationofmodelsubmariners.com/pages/events.html

    Some of these dates don't look right (weekends - Sunday and Monday?)

    They're only a day out and common sense SHOULD prevail BUT.....

    John

    timgarrod
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    Re: Model Sub Related Events for 2017

    Post  timgarrod on Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:06 pm

    John Wrennall wrote:Hi all

    Just had a comment from a friend about the website

    http://associationofmodelsubmariners.com/pages/events.html

    Some of these dates don't look right (weekends - Sunday and Monday?)

    They're only a day out and common sense SHOULD prevail BUT.....

    John

    Hi John, thanks for spotting this, I must of uploaded the wrong page(back up page of last years dates) when updating the events page last month. feeling embarrassed.

    Page is now showing the correct days.

    Cheers

    Tim
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    Re: Model Sub Related Events for 2017

    Post  John Wrennall on Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:29 pm

    Hi Tim.
    I've been comparing the dates with those on the Ticker-tape and there is still some discrepancy,
    i.e. papplewick 27-28 March OR 16-17 April
    Norwich 23-24 July OR 22-23 July

    Sorry if it seems that I'm nagging.

    John

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    Re: Model Sub Related Events for 2017

    Post  timgarrod on Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:15 pm

    Hi John,

    I've double checked on facebook for Papplewick and its showing as 16 April - 17 April and Norwich weekend is the 22 & 23 July but can't see it listed on their website. will confirm.

    Cheers for checking :)

    Tim
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    Re: Model Sub Related Events for 2017

    Post  david f on Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:50 pm

    I've just corrected the "Norwich Tickertape".

    Cheers all!

    David
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    If you happen to be in Southern California March 25th we are having a fun run for submarines

    Post  salmon on Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:33 am

    Join some bubbleheads in southern California to watch or run some subs.

    SATURDAY, MARCH 25th at the model boating pond (third pond to the right) of the YORBA REGIONAL PARK (7600 E. La Palma) 714-973-6615 or 714-973-6838; yorbapark@ocparks.com) in Anaheim. It'll cost you at least $5 to get in the gate of the park.

    A whole lot of fun and incredibly clear water! Come by if you are in the area to either watch or run a sub. We will be there as soon as the park opens (7:30AM) until the afternoon.


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    Papplewick 2017 photos

    Post  John Wrennall on Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:05 pm

    Just a few photos  































    Target??










    Paul B confusing the spectators again.


    sub rescue time, unfortunately mine, its down there somewhere ( found entangled after about 30 mins)


    Finally, a beautiful model of a French GRONDIN. Operated by a gent called Chris using a Turnigy with a 434 RF module and Arduinos in his boats. Unfortunately no further info as he left while I was rescuing my sub but if you are reading this Chris then would you post further info about the boat and internals? - Thanks


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    Re: Model Sub Related Events for 2017

    Post  timgarrod on Thu Apr 20, 2017 6:01 pm

    Great photos John,

    Was a great weekend :)

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