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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 Apr 02, 2011 8:17 am

    What's the best to keep propshafts spinning smoothly in the prop tube?

    Is there a favourite lubricant? Vaseline maybe? 3-in-one oil? Or is there a better choice?
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    Post  david f on Sat Apr 02, 2011 11:57 am

    I use engine oil on the basis that it is what oil seals are used too?
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Sat Apr 02, 2011 12:04 pm

    Is that just common or garden 20/50 oil, David?
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    Post  Deep Diver (Fred) on Mon Apr 04, 2011 5:22 pm

    I use Slick 50 Grease, it cost a bit but very good.
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Mon Apr 04, 2011 5:31 pm

    I have to confess I've never heard of that Fred...where do I look for some?
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    Post  Deep Diver (Fred) on Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:55 pm

    Hi Dick
    You may be able to find it at Halford's or any good auto factor.
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Mon Apr 04, 2011 6:58 pm

    Thanks Fred, I'll give them a try tomorrow.

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