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Forums are back!

Good day, everyone!


As you are probably aware, the forums are (finally!) back up and running.

It was a long and frustrating journey due to how the old forum database was structured, which resulted in an absolutely massive file that was exceptionally difficult to migrate to the new hosting provider. In the end, we got it figured out thanks to the relentless work of a friend who knows more about this than I will ever conceive.

Some things to note:

1.) New address! No more sub-driver.com! The forums are now permanently hosted at https://forum.rc-sub.com. Change you bookmarks! Tell everyone else to change them, too!
2.) Old bookmarks won't work! Due to the SSL settings on the old domain, your old bookmarks will get you an error message if you try to visit forum.sub-driver.com. I'm working on setting up a new security certificate for that site so that it will redirect properly, but until then, you get the error.
3) Help me by looking around for broken stuff. If there are wonky threads, let me know and I'll see what I can do about cleaning them up. That said, bear in mind that we'll do the best we can from our end, but we need to evaluate each issue in terms of importance and may have to de-select repairs if they end up too time-consuming. (that's what you get for using a free site! ;))

Thank for your patience, everyone! I really appreciate it.

BUILD ON!


Bob Martin
www.rc-submarine.com
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Forum rules and expectations

Hello, and welcome to the forums at the Nautilus Drydocks, formerly Sub-driver.com!

We welcome anyone with a passion for submarines and a desire to learn and share knowledge about this fascinating hobby. Use of these forums indicates your intention to abide by our code of conduct:


1. No spam. All automated messages, advertisements, and links to competitor websites will be deleted immediately.

2. Please post in relevant sub-forums only. Messages posted in the wrong topic area will be removed and placed in the correct sub-forum by moderators.

3. Respect other users. No flaming or abusing fellow forum members. Users who continue to post inflammatory, abusive comments will be deleted from the forum after or without a warning.

4. No threats or harassment of other users will be tolerated. Any instance of threatening or harassing behavior is grounds for deletion from the forums.

5. No profanity or pornography is allowed. Posts containing adult material will be deleted.

6. No re-posting of copyrighted materials or other illegal content is allowed. Any posts containing illegal content or copyrighted materials will be deleted.
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Introduction

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  • Introduction

    Hello all,

    I'm attempting my first foray into the model making world. Still have yet to buy a single tool but whatever. In essence the maritime world is basically my life, I explore every aspect of it. I work at a maritime museum in RI, but I've made my way through every shipbuilding community there is; from model makers to video game modelers. I get lots of weird ideas on how to present the maritime world in different and new ways, although not always successful. I signed up here to seek help on my newest project, while not completely submarine related it ties in close enough that the forum can prove useful. Just for some background I find the stories and experiences of a ship to be as interesting as the vessels themselves, so the world of inert and often easily breakable models I've avoided for awhile. The model you guys create are a whole different beast altogether. To keep this short I'll explain my new project in a different post, once I find out what I'm doing on the site.

    -Alex

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    Welcome Alex!
    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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      Welcome to the wood-chipper, Alex. I'll be your guide through the machine. Buckle up!

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

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      • #4
        Originally posted by He Who Shall Not Be Named View Post
        Welcome to the wood-chipper, Alex. I'll be your guide through the machine. Buckle up!

        David
        Listen to this man. The others too. They know what the hell they're talking about. A finer group of SOB's you'll no sooner find.

        Welcome aboard, sir!

        -Brady

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