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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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    Post  profesorul on Mon Mar 12, 2012 7:32 pm

    Lately I've seen a lot of HULL designs an all forums. Unfortunately all are photos of some plans and when I tried to increase no longer understand anything of them because the distance between points becomes very large and design becomes unreadable.In other words or the picture must be done close to a high-performance device (8-10 mega pixels), or to appeal to a specialized program design.
    I try to draw with TurboCAD submarine hulls.Has anyone experience with this program or another?.
    I know maybe is not the best or complex program to do that but is all I can get so...
    Can some on share their experience regarding these issue?.
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    Post  profesorul on Sat Mar 17, 2012 5:06 pm

    HI,
    NOBODY use ANY program?!.
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    Post  david f on Mon Mar 19, 2012 9:27 am

    I am rather ashamed to say that the only software I use is a very elderly version of Paint Shop Pro.

    I use this on scanned jpg drawings. It gives me accurate coordinates on-screen and I can print out full size frames etc on A4 paper.

    I haven't felt the need to go onto 3D rendering etc. because that is the next step in producing a male mould anyway.

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    Post  profesorul on Mon Mar 19, 2012 1:59 pm

    HI,
    But how can you do if the picture is too small as pixels nr/square inch?.
    I was traying to doo that with the specialised company help but the result was ILIGIBLE.I am not at home right now but when I wheel be in front of my comp I wheel tray to send You a photo in order to tell me how did yuo do,can You?.
    THANK YOU,
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