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*2021 AND SOME EVENTS ARE BEING PROPOSED. Keep them coming and let us know the details!

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(CANCELLED in 2020) Submarine, Boating & Sailing Weekend, Norwich MBC, Weekend of 25,26th July

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Bournville Sub Day. Sept 2021 is looking likely. More details TBA.

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Barrow in Furness Regatta and Sub day. Maybe in Sept 2021. Details TBA.

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    Post  bwi Sat Jan 17, 2015 7:53 pm

    Hi Gents,

    It’s a pleasure to be on board.

    As a youngster I was into RC boats with my Father. He once made an attempt to build an type VII but failed to get it done…..but I was bitten by it. I left the hobby to explore the world a bit but submarines were always in the back of my mind. In 1997 I ordered Akula plans from Deep sea Designs (Greg Sharpe) and put them safely in a drawer. Almost two years ago I finally started to scratch build the sub. Two days ago I have discovered the AMS Facebook site and today David Forrest directed me toward the AMS forum, which is very nice. It will cost me some building time to go through it but it will be worth it.

    All the crafts and tricks I use for building my sub I learned through the WWW from other people. I believe I have to give something back in return for all the lessons I have learned from you guys out there, so I will start a "Build log" on the forum with my experiences.

    Grtz,
    Bart
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    Post  salmon Sat Jan 17, 2015 8:17 pm

    Welcome Bart!

    Glad you are here!
    I look forward to your progress.
    Peace,
    Tom


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    Post  John Wrennall Sat Jan 17, 2015 8:53 pm


    Greetings Bart and Welcome to the Madhouse.

    looking forward to your Progress and Build log.

    Any problems? simply post them and help will be forthcoming.

    Best wishes

    John
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    Post  Kevin D Sat Jan 17, 2015 9:09 pm

    Welcome on board Bart.

    I'm looking forward to your build log, rest assured the guys on here are very helpful and have a wealth of knowledge.

    Best Regards

    Kevin

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