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Blueback. Seriously it is a Blueback this time.

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  • Blueback. Seriously it is a Blueback this time.

    This is the start of the Blueback build. So far I have degreased and sanded all of the bits, pickled the white metal and done a test fit of the rear control surfaces. Oh, and I read the instructions!
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    Couldn't resist having a play with the masts.
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  • #2
    You read the instructions??? What the ....'s wrong with you! No one reads the instructions! .... EVER!!!!!

    (those stern plane set-screws go on the bottom ... but you knew that already. Right?)

    M
    Resident Luddite

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    • #3
      I beg to differ. It's not "instructions" it's "destructions"
      IT TAKES GREAT INTELLIGENCE TO FAKE SUCH STUPIDITY!

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      • #4
        Originally posted by He Who Shall Not Be Named View Post
        You read the instructions??? What the ....'s wrong with you! No one reads the instructions! .... EVER!!!!!

        (those stern plane set-screws go on the bottom ... but you knew that already. Right?)

        M
        I did. Its just easier to adjust them during the tril fit when theybare on the top.

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        • #5
          "theybare"??? sounds like something Grizzly Adams would say, "Theybare is coming to chew a big piece out of your arse". Perhaps "they are" would have been better.

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          • #6
            The tail cone is now fitted. Its held in place with three stainless steel screws and CA glue. Solid!

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            • #7
              Hardrock, I'll just bet it's ready to hit the water ain't it
              IT TAKES GREAT INTELLIGENCE TO FAKE SUCH STUPIDITY!

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              • #8
                Well........ yes. it is. I got a bit carried away (again) and forgot to take any photographs.

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                • #9
                  Some photographs taken before I had to go and do some work. Work! The curse of the drinking class.

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                  • #10
                    Mighty fine looking. Now you can sneek up on the ducks at the local pond and rub their bellys with your periscope.
                    On second thought.......maybe thats not such a good idea.
                    IT TAKES GREAT INTELLIGENCE TO FAKE SUCH STUPIDITY!

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                    • #11
                      Not sure that its strictly legal down here to have your way with ducks!

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                      • #12
                        HA! You funny man
                        IT TAKES GREAT INTELLIGENCE TO FAKE SUCH STUPIDITY!

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                        • #13
                          Over here we administer duck-periscope-rectal exams.

                          That's why I make the scope tubes from aluminum tube: easier to replace a scope than to have a sail torn off by a very, very surprised water foul. PETA be damned!

                          ... whatever it takes to make our patrol areas duck-free zones.

                          M
                          Resident Luddite

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                          • #14
                            Its amazing to me how they know that a sub is at their six. Without dunking their head underwater, there is no way they can see it. They must feel the vibrations. Maybe they think its an Aligator
                            IT TAKES GREAT INTELLIGENCE TO FAKE SUCH STUPIDITY!

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ID:	113232Uthats...utats...utats...that's all folks. All done and finished and heading for the pond.

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