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*STOP PRESS* Coronavirus. A lot of Clubs have already cancelled all activities. Check carefully before you plan any travel

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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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    bwi
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    Post  bwi on 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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    salmon
    AMS Forum Owner

    Posts : 296
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    Age : 60
    Location : Las Vegas, Nevada - USA

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    Post  salmon on 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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    John Wrennall
    John Wrennall
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    Age : 74
    Location : Leyland

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    Post  John Wrennall on 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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    Kevin D
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    Age : 58
    Location : Norwich

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    Post  Kevin D on 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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