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  • Originally posted by Subculture View Post
    Dave praising 3d printed parts?

    Ha, ha! Very funny.

    We are not amused!

    (love the mime)

    But, I would be a fool to not acknowledge that the 'new' technology does my job better, faster, and cheaper. **** it, I'm determined to enjoy my retirement. Time to, as MacArthur put it, "... just fade away".

    David
    The Redundant
    "... well, that takes care of Jorgenson's theory!"

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    • I look upon it as an augmentative technology. Some are using it to completely replace existing methods of construction, but interestingly used that way it often leads to an inferior result.

      Looking at things from the past thirty years or so, how many fully scratch build models- it's tiny and has been contracting with each decade. Most modellers build kits.

      3D printing is a step up from kits in the creative category IMO, as it involves design. Sure grabbing something off thingiverse and then squirting it out on a cheap Chinese edm printer doesn't involve much talent, but if you're taking things from a sketch to a full 3d component it does involve skills.

      The craft aspect is diminished, no question, but many have been turning their backs to that long before the advent of consumer level 3d printing.
      DIVE IN! Go on, go on, go on, go on, GO ON! http://www.diveintomodelsubmarines.co.uk

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      • I was going to say something smart aleck when I first read the comment by David, but thought naw, best be nice. That cat meme catches my reaction when I read the remark better than I could have worded it. Well done Andy (or do you prefer Andrew?)
        If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.

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        • Never mind Trout, I'll say it for you - "Old sailors never die, they simply smell that way"

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          • if I was eating I think I would be choking now. That is funny!
            If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.

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            • Originally posted by trout View Post
              if I was eating I think I would be choking now. That is funny!
              Well, enough trashing Bart's AKULA thread.

              I got it! Let's start a new one, we'll title the new thread: YOU ALL CAN KISS MY FAT DIABETIC, PIMPLE ENCRUSTED ASS!

              Yeah. That's the ticket.

              David
              "... well, that takes care of Jorgenson's theory!"

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              • Fantastic work, the hand crafted vs 3d printed is one that will run and run.

                I see myself self akin to Lister on board Red Dwarf, who has access to a food replicator which can produce anything, but only eats curry and lager
                Next time someone points out it takes 42 muscles to frown, point out it will only take 4 muscles to b1tch slap them if they tell you how mnay muscles you need to smile:pop

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                • Originally posted by He Who Shall Not Be Named View Post

                  Well, enough trashing Bart's AKULA thread.

                  I got it! Let's start a new one, we'll title the new thread: YOU ALL CAN KISS MY FAT DIABETIC, PIMPLE ENCRUSTED ASS!

                  Yeah. That's the ticket.

                  David
                  David I understand that you think you are getting closer to the grave everyday……but I believe that it is way to early to share what will be encrypted on it.
                  Furthermore your hemorrhoids are feeling that they deserved a honorable mentioning.

                  Grtz,
                  B


                  Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience.
                  "Samuel Smiles"
                  http://scale-submarine.com/index.html

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                  • Originally posted by HardRock View Post
                    Never mind Trout, I'll say it for you - "Old sailors never die, they simply smell that way"
                    LOL......I'm ordering a t-shirt right now
                    grtz,
                    bart
                    Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience.
                    "Samuel Smiles"
                    http://scale-submarine.com/index.html

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                    • removed the supports an applied some paint......that pops up the details....this is indeed insane.

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                      Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience.
                      "Samuel Smiles"
                      http://scale-submarine.com/index.html

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                      • Bart,

                        Just vised your WWW site. Reading the 'about us' page -- specifically, the 'how it all started' section -- you had some outrageously kind words about me! Is there another David Merriman out there I don't know about? …..…. if so I want his head on a plate!

                        Other than that waste of band-width I found your site to be well presented and most informative. Good job, pal.

                        http://scale-submarine.com/index.html

                        David
                        The Horrible
                        "... well, that takes care of Jorgenson's theory!"

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                        • Yeah seems I wrote that in a moment of complete bewilderment.

                          Thank's David!!!

                          grtz,
                          Bart
                          Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience.
                          "Samuel Smiles"
                          http://scale-submarine.com/index.html

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                          • Applied a first layer of primer in preparation of a sunny day tommorow......wet sanding and pinhole filling time.

                            grtz,
                            Bart


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                            Practical wisdom is only to be learned in the school of experience.
                            "Samuel Smiles"
                            http://scale-submarine.com/index.html

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                            • Look at that beast! Its A WORK OF ART!!! No, seriously - it is a work of art. I could stare at that thing for hours and not run out of new things to see. Can't wait to see one of these in the water. Well done Mate, well done.

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                              • Wow thats fantastic work!!! Are the bow and stern sections gona be done in fibreglass

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