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    Post  ajg141 Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:01 pm

    An interesting article with photos on the decaying 'X' craft that were used for target practice in the Forth.

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    Post  david f Fri Aug 26, 2011 8:57 am

    Fascinating article.

    My first thought is what a shame they are just rotting there. But on second thoughts there is at least one saved in good condition at the RNSM.(Another one at the Imperial War Museum?)
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Fri Aug 26, 2011 11:09 am

    If Jeremy Clarkson can have a jet fighter on display in his garden, then I think David ought to be considering an X craft hull in his...
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    Post  david f Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:29 am

    Having just unloaded the car after the Haydock Park show (which was excellent - more later) I realise I have enough rotting submarine hulks of my own!
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    Post  ajg141 Mon Aug 29, 2011 11:56 am

    Join the clan David. If only I could get some to work properly.

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