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    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 Thu Jan 27, 2011 4:28 pm

    I read an article about the Turtle some years ago and could not make up my mind if it really did work,so I decided to build a model in an atempt to find out,I have been working on it on and of for a couple of years now and at last it is finished and much to my suprize it does actually work.

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    You can just see the top of the piston tank control rod in the centre of the boat,not much spare space once everthing is fitted.

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    Side view showing the rudder and unusual propeller.

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    Bottom of hull showing the piston tank and lead keel.

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    Top cover showing vertical prop and gearbox,along with arial and power link.

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    Top section of hull showing the opening tower and the explosive charge barrell.

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    Boat with top on and hatch open,again showing the arial through hatchway.

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    A few views of the completed boat.

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    And a big thanks to my able assistant Bob E Dog.

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Thu Jan 27, 2011 5:12 pm

    Excellent Nigel, it's really an unusual subject to build.

    Poor old Bob E looks well miffed off about being chucked outside in the snow though..
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    Post  david f Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:43 pm

    Very nice, Nigel. Beautiful job.
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