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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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    Post  profesorul on Thu Mar 01, 2012 6:48 pm

    HI too ALL:
    -I would like ask those more experienced modelers to share with us their experience regarding the most common and usual materials for molds / molding materials for small forms.
    -for example how to cast the parts that give us headaches always:
    Planes/dive rudders/Conning tower/radar antennas and others like that;
    -and if is NOT against Forum Policy where you can buy;
    Yours
    MARIUS
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    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Thu Mar 01, 2012 7:05 pm

    Marius,

    Check out the build log for the CSS Pioneer, just getting to that stage now.

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    Post  profesorul on Thu Mar 01, 2012 8:28 pm

    THANK YOU for the guidance (I know the subject I was watching him),But I thought to gather as much information as possible,together for on this topic to be studied more easily.
    I think it wheel be more easy to follow some basic steps and explanations,instead to look for them all over the different forums and topics,don't You think?!.
    Is my opinion.
    What do You say?.
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    Post  nigele(ADMIN)2 on Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:21 pm

    Marius,


    Just keep watching, I have already showed how to make a rubber mould, a hard case hull mould, and at the moment I am making a casting mould for the dive planes, and various other small moulds.


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    Post  profesorul on Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:42 pm

    OK,I wheel.
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    Post  salmon on Sun Mar 04, 2012 1:31 am

    Marius,
    here is a link to get you started.
    http://www.alumilite.com/Category.cfm?Category=Casting%20Resins


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