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*2021 AND SOME EVENTS ARE BEING PROPOSED. Keep them coming and let us know the details!

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(CANCELLED in 2020) Submarine, Boating & Sailing Weekend, Norwich MBC, Weekend of 25,26th July

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Bournville Sub Day. Sept 2021 is looking likely. More details TBA.

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Barrow in Furness Regatta and Sub day. Maybe in Sept 2021. Details TBA.

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Thu Aug 23, 2012 8:36 am

    I'd like to extend a warm welcome to our newest member, Davey1...a famous man in the world of model submarines. Apart from all his other sub related activities, Davey1(aka Dave Diplock )is the man responsible for doing most of the building of the hull of the infamous U-117. Dave did all the wood work on the boat, from cutting the first frames out, all the planking, and then the finishing off with gallons of resin and miles of fibreglass mat.

    Welcome to the AMS forum, boss...nice to see you're back in the model sub world.



    Davey1...welcome to the forum! Dd10

    A very old picture of Dave in his workshop, waiting for resin to dry. Note the most important piece of equipment in the foreground...the kettle!
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    Post  Deep Diver (Fred) Thu Aug 23, 2012 2:10 pm

    Hi Dave, welcome to the Forum, look forward to reading some of you story's.

    Also Dave made the mould for the "E" class, hope you still have it.

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    Post  thegrimreaper Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:40 am

    Never mind the kettle have you noticed that a lot of old photos of men in workshops also have a dart board on the wall oh and the sub hull looks like one hell of a big hull

    love looking at old photos like this

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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Wed Oct 10, 2012 9:49 am

    Dart board was most important...and the boat was 108".

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