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  • Latest news on Mike Martin

    I don't know how many of you know, but Mike Martin is in hospital, battling COVID since Feb 19th. He's currently on a ventilator in an induced coma. Apparently his vitals are doing okay, but he's fighting coming out.

    Mike is the guy that built that amazing Type VII with the red hull that I featured as a completed build recently. He is/was also working through a refit of an OTW Upholder and has a thread here on that topic.

    Thoughts and prayers to him and his family, along with hopes for a speedy recovery.


    Bob
    Last edited by SubHuman; 04-01-2021, 09:00 AM.

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    Thanks for the information.

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    • #3
      And there are people out there that think this virus is not serious! How STUPID can they be!! Best wishes to Mike and his family!

      Rob
      "Firemen can stand the heat"

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      • #4
        Hope he pulls through.
        Make it simple, make strong, make it work!

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        • #5
          Oh man! Mike is a great guy. I had the privilege of meeting him at Subfest and seeing his exquisite type VII. My thoughts and prayers are with him.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by rwtdiver View Post
            And there are people out there that think this virus is not serious! How STUPID can they be!! Best wishes to Mike and his family!

            Rob
            "Firemen can stand the heat"

            I had several friends hospitalized, and a 50 y/o former coworker and good friend die from COVID-19.

            Don't want to lose another one here.

            Never had that with Influenza. Those that apparently think this is the just the flu, haven't experienced that...yet.

            For those of you who feel you're exercise your right to go as you are, please do, I support your right to do so.

            However, nature thinks differently.
            v/r "Sub" Ed

            Silent Service "Cold War" Veteran (The good years!)
            NEVER underestimate the power of a Sailor who served aboard a submarine.
            USS ULYSSES S GRANT-USS SHARK-USS NAUTILUS-USS KEY WEST-USS BLUEBACK-USS PATRICK HENRY-K432-U25-SSRN SEAVIEW-PROTEUS-NAUTILUS

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            • #7
              Have they started vaccination over there in the US?

              As a frontliner I got mine ( 1st dose) last March 16. 2nd dose will be in May. Was down for 24 hours post vaccination, running nose, low grade fever, chills, and body pains. Hopefully less reaction on 2nd dose.
              Make it simple, make strong, make it work!

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              • #8
                Originally posted by QuarterMaster View Post


                I had several friends hospitalized, and a 50 y/o former coworker and good friend die from COVID-19.

                Don't want to lose another one here.

                Never had that with Influenza. Those that apparently think this is the just the flu, haven't experienced that...yet.

                For those of you who feel you're exercise your right to go as you are, please do, I support your right to do so.

                However, nature thinks differently.
                As always "Sub" Ed!

                You hit the nail right on the head! Covid-19 is not something you want to mess around with!!

                Rob
                "Firemen can stand the heat"

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                • #9
                  Though you folks don't know him, I just learned John Basta, the Commodore of our local surface group known as the Empire State Model Mariners, is now in a coma on a ventilator.
                  So that makes 4 or so I know personally, that's experienced the ventilator.
                  Not a flu.
                  v/r "Sub" Ed

                  Silent Service "Cold War" Veteran (The good years!)
                  NEVER underestimate the power of a Sailor who served aboard a submarine.
                  USS ULYSSES S GRANT-USS SHARK-USS NAUTILUS-USS KEY WEST-USS BLUEBACK-USS PATRICK HENRY-K432-U25-SSRN SEAVIEW-PROTEUS-NAUTILUS

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                  • #10
                    I hope everyone gets better. I had a friend who got COVID, but he never made it out of a ventilator. I told him all the time to wear a mask, but he refused to wear one, saying its just the flu.

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