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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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    Post  eyraola on Thu Feb 12, 2015 5:32 pm

    I have just registered in the fórum , so hello to all the members.

    Just a few words concerning my experience as a model submarine builder:

    I started with the hobby 9 years ago and I have built 6 models using different types of diving systems. So I think I know quite well advantages and disadvantages of each one.

    My first model was the type XXI from Robbe that I have fully upgraded into a static diving .
    The last model I have built is Revell Skipjack using a gear pump and rubber bag as diving system.

    I am looking forward to share experiences with the fórum members

    Eduardo

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    Post  Kevin D on Thu Feb 12, 2015 8:15 pm

    Hi Eduardo,

    Welcome to the AMS forum it's good to have you onboard.

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    Post  david f on Fri Feb 13, 2015 8:30 am

    Welcome Eduardo!

    Looking forward to hearing about your subs. Don't forget photos. (If you have any problems posting them , we can post them for you.)

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    Post  eyraola on Fri Feb 13, 2015 4:07 pm

    I  have uploaded some images but I am not sure it was succesfull . Could you please provide some indications to do this?.

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    Post  eyraola on Fri Feb 13, 2015 4:30 pm

    I hope the pictures were posted succesfully this time.

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    Post  david f on Fri Feb 13, 2015 5:09 pm

    Hi Eduardo,

    Those look splendid!

    Many thanks.

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    Post  John Wrennall on Sat Feb 14, 2015 7:45 pm

    Greetings Eduardo

    Welcome to the AMS Forum

    Excellent looking boat and photos - Thanks for sharing

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    Post  bwi on Thu Feb 19, 2015 6:20 pm

    Hi Eduardo, nice model.......I also like your approach to get your sub under tension without opening the WTC.

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    Post  eyraola on Fri Feb 20, 2015 3:47 pm

    Thank you Bart.

    The battery can also be loaded without the need of opening the WTC.

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