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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Fri Sep 30, 2011 1:12 pm

    Take a look at this new kit from Bob at OTW...fabulous.


    SURCOUF
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    Post  david f Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:35 pm

    Good that they are doing it as a kit - I've only ever heard of one model before.

    87" - must clear that shelf"
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    Post  ajg141 Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:08 pm

    There are 2 Surcoufs that I know of up here in Edinburgh. Don't know who manufactured the hulls though. I came across the new OTW one when I was browsing (unsuccessfully) for an 'Astute' hull the other day. 'Surcouf' is a bit large for me these days but it does look great and will undoubtedly make a great model. It's still small compared to my Eden 'Los Angeles' at 104" though! And that to quote David F has become yet another 'shelf model'. Albeit on the garage shelf.

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Fri Sep 30, 2011 5:20 pm

    I can't handle any more than 48" nowadays...and that's a handful.
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    Post  treeboa Fri Sep 30, 2011 10:24 pm

    Richard(Admin) wrote:I can't handle any more than 48" nowadays...and that's a handful.

    bet the real one was a handfull as well, hate to be inside when those guns went off
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    Post  david f Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:36 am

    Yes that must have been rather bad.

    I've read accounts by people on battleships who describe broken crockery, portholes etc. when the main armament fired. Probably a lot worse on submarines.

    The full size monitor seemed to be a rather crazy idea, by all accounts, but they make lovely models.

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Sat Oct 01, 2011 8:41 am

    I've seen a picture somewhere of one of the American 'Iowa' class battleships firing a full broadside...apparently the whole boat moved over 100 yards away from the direction of fire!
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    Post  treeboa Sat Oct 01, 2011 12:08 pm

    ` ladies and gentlemen, please note we will be experiencing slight turbulence on this trip :) `
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    Post  Deep Diver (Fred) Mon Oct 03, 2011 8:38 am

    Bernie had one that had been made by Maurice Rickett, Bernie used his old system but in her but using compressed air that was stored in an old soda stream air bottle and not Freon gas, she all so had working gun’s made by Nick, not long after finishing her he sold her to Chris (I think that is he’s name), Chris did bring it down to Horsham one Sunday and sailed it on the Southwater lake, and it went very well, Chris was all so in to the Caterham Seven car,.

    Would love to see that Boat again.
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Mon Oct 03, 2011 9:03 am

    I remember the one Bernie had, Fred, but I didn't know Maurice Rickett made it...I had the idea that Nick Burge made the moulds.

    That Chris you mentioned...that's not Chris from Sheerline, is it?

    Whoever/whatever, it was a monster of a boat. I have a pic of it somewhere.
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    Post  Deep Diver (Fred) Mon Oct 03, 2011 6:29 pm

    Hi Dick

    No I do not think it is Chris of Sheerling, this Chris moved down to Kent some 10 + years ago, he was with the Caterham 7 club at the time.

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