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  • #76
    Sucks is mom is in a rehab home now for a UTI for a couple of weeks. Have to go visit her tomorrow.

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    • #77
      Dave check your email. Santa was early this year.

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      • #78
        Originally posted by 598602G View Post
        Dave check your email. Santa was early this year.
        Got 'em. Beautiful! I love this guy's work!

        Go take care of Mom.

        And our best wishes for you and yours over the holiday, Tim. Hang in there!

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

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        • #79
          This boat is chewing up a lot of resin and cloth. Should have the hull and sail plug glassed over by this weekend. How come you hardly see any sub stuff on here SC and sleazebay for sale? Sub guys are hoarders?

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          • #80
            Starting on 688 as well.

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            • #81
              Originally posted by 598602G View Post
              This boat is chewing up a lot of resin and cloth. Should have the hull and sail plug glassed over by this weekend. How come you hardly see any sub stuff on here SC and sleazebay for sale? Sub guys are hoarders?
              Stop *****ing and get back to work, galley-slave!

              Fixed-wing and rotary flyers are not hoarders. They're toys don't last long. You see, it's hard to crash a submarine into the ground or into the side of a building at 100mph -- maneuvers that necessitate constant replacement. If the r/c flying idiots get an airplane through one season without wreaking it (and needing to buy a replacement) then they simply aren't trying hard enough!

              Other than catastrophic sinking and loss, we r/c sub drivers retain our toy when the water gets hard -- year, after year, after …

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

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              • #82
                Galley slave? Hey I paid my dues and messed cranked when I was on the Lincoln. Your right about the airplane douche weeds. Those clowns are about the biggest cheap skates going. Been going through my airplane stuff and selling off the last few items I have. Throwing stuff into trash as well. Only concentrating on boat stuff. No money in building and selling airplanes. Finally sold the BMW 840Ci on craigslist at MY price. Had so many idiot control freaks thinking that they have the money to buy it they could TRY to chisel me down on the price. LOL. I told all those control freak clowns to pack sand.

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                • #83
                  Originally posted by 598602G View Post
                  Galley slave? Hey I paid my dues and messed cranked when I was on the Lincoln. Your right about the airplane douche weeds. Those clowns are about the biggest cheap skates going. Been going through my airplane stuff and selling off the last few items I have. Throwing stuff into trash as well. Only concentrating on boat stuff. No money in building and selling airplanes. Finally sold the BMW 840Ci on craigslist at MY price. Had so many idiot control freaks thinking that they have the money to buy it they could TRY to chisel me down on the price. LOL. I told all those control freak clowns to pack sand.
                  I Cranked on the AKL-17 (same ship they filmed Mr. Robert's on). Both cooks spent most of their time sleeping off roaring hang-overs -- I cranked, cleaned, stocked, and cooked for the crew. Worst time of my life!

                  I got out of flying because of the 'model aircraft club' culture -- a club led by a bunch of screaming ass-holes, some of which didn't know how to build or trim out their airplane (they had others do that for them), but were good on the sticks, and spent their week-ends trophy-hunting. Flight-line Nazi's! Pin-hogs, and know-it-all-know-nothings with too much money on their hands. And today, after 9-11, you can't fly anywhere but at an AMA approved club site. **** that!

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

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                  • #84
                    The prima donna airplane douche weeds have gotten worse over the years. I remember having to roll those sheet metal trash cans that you had to put in the TDU and compact the trash and load a couple steel weights in them then shoot them out of the bottom of the hull. Wonder how many of those trash cans are on the bottom of the ocean? When I get some freed up time I am going to make hull molds for a 1/72 Kashin and a Krivak. I have the best collection of the most scale plans you could ever want for just about every cold war Russian destroyer,frigate,crusier and corvettes you can think of. Yeah I know skimmers.

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                    • #85
                      Originally posted by 598602G View Post
                      The prima donna airplane douche weeds have gotten worse over the years. I remember having to roll those sheet metal trash cans that you had to put in the TDU and compact the trash and load a couple steel weights in them then shoot them out of the bottom of the hull. Wonder how many of those trash cans are on the bottom of the ocean? When I get some freed up time I am going to make hull molds for a 1/72 Kashin and a Krivak. I have the best collection of the most scale plans you could ever want for just about every cold war Russian destroyer,frigate,crusier and corvettes you can think of. Yeah I know skimmers.
                      Those godless, Commie *******s make the most beautiful airplanes, ships and submarines on this planet! If you get into the hull game we have a new glass-guy here in Virginia who might do your hulls. Name's, Kevin Rimrodt.

                      QM's had to plot where we dropped those garbage-bombs. Ed, how about it? You were a boat Navaguesser. I wonder if we, or 'them', ever took out an undersea-cable with one of those trash-cans?

                      Qualification question: Does TDU stand for, 'terrible destruction unit'? and who authorizes its use? and does such use dictate implementation of the two-man rule?

                      Ah … the good old days, when ****ing with people was encouraged and regarded as an honorable blood-sport.

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

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                      • #86
                        The Kashin is my favorite. You know them boys were out in the days looking for our butts. At 1/72 the Kashin would be a little over 78" long. TDU was trash disposal unit. If I remember the roller to roll those cans was in lower level missile. Then you had to compact the trash in a hydraulic unit. Then you loaded that heavy mother f##ker in the TDU. Then you had to set that up to shoot it out. Was like a mini torpedo tube. Man them was the good ole days. I remember when we were tied up at the pier in Guam how they blow the poop tanks at the pier and watch toilet paper and floater poop float to surface. Wonder if they still do that now of days?

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                        • #87
                          I remember back in like 1978 I was topside PO standing a watch. It was like about 2am and a couple of nukes, a first and a second class came on board drunk. They told me they were going to go for a swim. I told them you 2 idiots jump in the water I call a man overboard on the 1MC. They jumped so I called a man overboard. Told my assistant to throw them a life ring. Man you never saw so many guys poring out of the hatches at 2am wondering who the hell went if the water. Bet that was some nasty poop/pee tasting water.

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                          • #88
                            Originally posted by 598602G View Post
                            The Kashin is my favorite. You know them boys were out in the days looking for our butts. At 1/72 the Kashin would be a little over 78" long. TDU was trash disposal unit. If I remember the roller to roll those cans was in lower level missile. Then you had to compact the trash in a hydraulic unit. Then you loaded that heavy mother f##ker in the TDU. Then you had to set that up to shoot it out. Was like a mini torpedo tube. Man them was the good ole days. I remember when we were tied up at the pier in Guam how they blow the poop tanks at the pier and watch toilet paper and floater poop float to surface. Wonder if they still do that now of days?
                            That was before the navy went to the HSD route and stopped blowing the sanitary tanks over the side (always at night so no one but the mid-watch would know). Yet for some reason, even back then when pollution was only a word, we usually hooked up the engineering sanitary tank discharge to our tenders system through a two-inch hire hose. It was the TD-15 valve. I remember this as I was one of the boat Diver's who had to make it up and break it each time we moved the boat in the harbor. All navy harbors tasted 'funny' in those days.

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

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                            • #89
                              Yeah but you have to remember that was Guam. Gooks Under American Management. OK my cheap butt went to Harbor Freight and got a digital scale. Sail and deck weigh 18oz for the 1/48 U-boat.

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                              • #90
                                Originally posted by 598602G View Post
                                Yeah but you have to remember that was Guam. Gooks Under American Management. OK my cheap butt went to Harbor Freight and got a digital scale. Sail and deck weigh 18oz for the 1/48 U-boat.
                                Yeah. Remember the Moon Bar -- about five miles down the road from the Polaris missile just outside the gate? Only action between Pad-5 and the Japanese hotels. Funny, what the Japanese failed to hold during the war, they bought after it! Only beautiful thing about that island arm-pit was Gab-Gab beach -- most beautiful diving I ever did, magnificent coral cliff!

                                All right then, I'll outfit your MSD with a 30 oz. ballast tank and we're golden.

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

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