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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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(CANCELLED) 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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CANCELLED. Bournville Sub Day, Sunday 13th September

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

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:28 am

    Advance warning of the Merstham Model Steam Show: dates are 21-22 May 2011.

    Further details will posted up by Roger as soon as they available.
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    Post  david f on Sat Jan 22, 2011 9:49 am

    Wow that was quick, Richard!

    It is worth pointing out that this show has a lot of good things:

    A SWIMMING POOL FOR THE WHOLE WEEKEND!
    Lots of other modellers (Boat and railway)
    The great British Public in attendance.
    Camping available in nice part of Surrey.
    Marquee space.
    Nice cakes (and catering!)
    It's for Charity
    AND IT'S ALL FREE FOR AMS MEMBERS (Only £12 for Annual AMS membership.)

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    Post  david f on Sun Feb 13, 2011 1:54 pm

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    (Just added a photo of the pool (Oh and my Holland on it's maiden voyage!))
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Sun Feb 13, 2011 1:56 pm

    That does look well David...I've got some more pics of the pool somewhere, I think.
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Sun Feb 13, 2011 2:09 pm

    I knew I had more pics of the pool...

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    Post  david f on Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:01 pm

    Happy days (and cakes)!

    Seeing Nigel in the rain reminds me that this year the organisers have also offered the AMS a stand in the nearby Marquee.
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:05 pm

    That'll be even better, the luxury of being indoors when at a rainy show...or am I getting old?
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    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:33 pm

    What do you mean GETTING!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:51 pm

    mutter mutter...
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    Post  david f on Wed Feb 16, 2011 2:27 pm

    The organisers assure me that the pool will be nice this year (It has been a bit green in the past.)

    It will also be cold and fresh water!

    What some of our "swimming pool enthusiasts" forget is that pool water is often as saline and corrosive as sea water (all that w** w** goes somewhere!) and pools are warm so ballasting is tricky and often your adhesives melt!
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    Post  Guest on Wed Feb 16, 2011 9:59 pm

    In the four years I've been running the Dive-ins, I've had no reported problems such as described, and everyone has left with their submarine in one piece, albeit one or two waterlogged, but that wasn't due to the water treatment!

    Chlorine content is kept pretty low in many pools now. The pool at South Norwood is part cleansed using ultraviolet, which is quite novel- like a fish tank!

    Brockwell has very low chlorine, as it's outside and freezing cold, so any self-respecting germ with any sense would be off and out of it. St Albans is pretty much close to fresh water- a little bit of chlorine is 'sprinkled' in to avoid it going green too early in the season.

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    Post  david f on Thu Feb 17, 2011 2:49 pm

    We are not talking chlorine but chlorides.

    Public pools, (particulary those with many children present!), have high levels of chlorides. it is acceptable to run a pool with 3 times the levels that would be the maximum in drinking water.

    Not good for your electronics if dunked!
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    Post  david f on Mon Feb 21, 2011 1:48 pm

    Just a request to AMS members to let Roger or me know if you will be requiring a (free) ticket.
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    Post  david f on Mon May 16, 2011 11:45 am

    Everyone who asked, should have received their tickets by now.

    (Sorry I have been hard to contact in the last few days - traveling.)

    Enjoy the show and don't forget the AMS stand in the marquee!

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