The Association of Model Submariners.

Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

* THE FORUM FOR ALL THOSE INTERESTED IN BUILDING AND OPERATING MODEL SUBMARINES *



Join the AMS - Registered Forum users can become members of the AMS and it's free ...... To join send an email with your name , address and phone number to amstreasure@googlemail.com


For a guide to past events see the "Shows and Events" section.

....


,

"***"

Who is online?

In total there are 3 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 3 Guests

None


Most users ever online was 180 on Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:03 am

Latest topics

» WW2 mini sub build
Davey1...welcome to the forum! EmptyFri Sep 30, 2022 12:17 pm by SimonH

» 27Mhz - Radio Ideas
Davey1...welcome to the forum! EmptyWed Sep 28, 2022 5:55 pm by tsenecal

» USS Bluefish
Davey1...welcome to the forum! EmptyWed Sep 28, 2022 5:48 pm by tsenecal

» Choice of CAD software and Printer for 3D printing
Davey1...welcome to the forum! EmptyMon Sep 26, 2022 11:35 am by david f

» 915mhz / 868mhz as a viable frequency for submarines.
Davey1...welcome to the forum! EmptyThu Sep 22, 2022 12:35 pm by geofrancis

» JSN-SR04T Depth sounder
Davey1...welcome to the forum! EmptySat Sep 10, 2022 11:19 am by geofrancis

» Grantham Model Sub Day, Sunday 14th August 2022
Davey1...welcome to the forum! EmptyFri Aug 12, 2022 2:48 pm by david f

» Sheringham 2022
Davey1...welcome to the forum! EmptyThu Aug 04, 2022 1:51 pm by david f

» Craycraft WTC
Davey1...welcome to the forum! EmptySun Jul 24, 2022 4:52 pm by timgarrod

Statistics

Our users have posted a total of 11758 messages in 1929 subjects

We have 967 registered users

The newest registered user is CaptainAJG

Similar topics

3 posters

    Davey1...welcome to the forum!

    avatar
    Tom(ADMIN)
    AMS Forum Owner


    Posts : 3013
    Join date : 2010-11-05
    Age : 62
    Location : Nevada, USA

    Davey1...welcome to the forum! Empty Davey1...welcome to the forum!

    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!
    Deep Diver (Fred)
    Deep Diver (Fred)
    AMS member


    Posts : 264
    Join date : 2010-11-07
    Age : 74
    Location : Peacehaven East Sussex

    Davey1...welcome to the forum! Empty Re: Davey1...welcome to the forum!

    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.

    Fred Ellis
    thegrimreaper
    thegrimreaper
    Guest


    Posts : 119
    Join date : 2010-12-01
    Age : 62
    Location : Ellesmere Port

    Davey1...welcome to the forum! Empty Re: Davey1...welcome to the forum!

    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

    Regards Mark.
    avatar
    Tom(ADMIN)
    AMS Forum Owner


    Posts : 3013
    Join date : 2010-11-05
    Age : 62
    Location : Nevada, USA

    Davey1...welcome to the forum! Empty Re: Davey1...welcome to the forum!

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

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

      Current date/time is Thu Oct 06, 2022 1:40 am