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CANCELLED because of coronavirus. Papplewick Pumping Station, Nottingham, Sunday 12th & Monday 13th April
CANCELLED because of coronavirus. Bournville Sub Day, Sunday 10th May 2020

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Submarine, Boating & Sailing Weekend, Norwich MBC, Weekend of 25,26th July

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Model Boat Convention, Haydock Park (Cancelled this year)

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Bournville Sub Day, Sunday 13th September

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Club Submarine Regatta, Furness MBC, Barrow in Furness, Sunday 20th Sept 2020

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Thu Aug 15, 2013 8:34 am

    I think you'd call it a rear dive plane yoke? Whatever it's called, I'm in need of one for the Skipjack.

    And don't say 'make one'...I spent ages yesterday trying to bend up pieces of wire, but I just don't have the strength in my hands and fingers any more to do so.

    Anybody got one of these laying around?


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    Post  gingyer on Thu Aug 15, 2013 9:56 am

    I don't have one Richard I am afraid
    I intended to acquire a large brass washer
    Open the centre up and cut it to form the yoke and solder the
    Rods directly to it
    Would that be easier than bending it??
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Thu Aug 15, 2013 10:36 am

    That's a possibility, something I hadn't thought of. I did manage to make one from 1/16" brass wire(nice and soft, and reasonably easy to bend), but I'm not too sure if it would be strong enough. Being brass, I could solder a horn directly to it, then attach the control rod to it with the usual plastic clevis.


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    Post  merriman on Thu Aug 15, 2013 12:49 pm

    Richard(Admin) wrote:I think you'd call it a rear dive plane yoke? Whatever it's called, I'm in need of one for the Skipjack.

    And don't say 'make one'...I spent ages yesterday trying to bend up pieces of wire, but I just don't have the strength in my hands and fingers any more to do so.

    Anybody got one of these laying around?


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    Hold what you're doing. Send me your address and I'll forward you a proper fittings kit for this project.

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Thu Aug 15, 2013 2:04 pm

    Email sent, sir..thanks very much.
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Thu Aug 15, 2013 6:18 pm

    Thanks to David Merriman, I am now sorted...thanks, David, much appreciated sir.

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