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  • #46
    Thank you!
    If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.


    • #47
      The last few weeks have been spent finishing the brass etching and sticking the bits on the plug. Today it looks like this:

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      I spent quite a long time getting the forward torpedo doors right:

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      Still lots of sanding and filling to do but the basic idea is there.

      I've also been experimenting with a technique of oil canning the sail. Not perfect yet but it shows some promise.

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      • #48
        Nice work Scot,

        Sorry mate, I couldn't get the pics of the Zulu in Amstetdam harbour as i have been informed that that boat has been scrapped.
        Currently in Berlin..

        Dave h


        • #49
          Bugger. Thanks for trying. Enjoy Berlin - what a city. I was stationed there before the wall came down; (actually, well before the wall came down!) Seige mentality; live like there is no tomorrow etc etc.