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Old May 04, 2012, 11:20 PM
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Taking care of the pond.
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Being retired is great, Phil. But the money sucks!
I agree.
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Old May 05, 2012, 12:17 AM
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Days Gone By


I just have to go back a couple years to this.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...bblPP6iuQ&NR=1

This is Tom's Summit with kim taking still pictures and not sure who did the video.
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Old May 05, 2012, 01:47 AM
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Hahahah, that was an awesome day!

woodybob was shootin' the video.
Old May 05, 2012, 02:39 PM
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What is this a center for ants
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Ahhh Good times..
Old May 05, 2012, 04:14 PM
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WooHoo!
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Indeed...
Old May 05, 2012, 07:30 PM
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Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans .
Old May 09, 2012, 11:28 PM
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Thursday


Are their any takers for a little sun spot activity at the lake tomorrow:......
Old May 09, 2012, 11:33 PM
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FROM THE MIND OF A MADMAN
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Are their any takers for a little sun spot activity at the lake tomorrow:......
I will be waiting for any updates from the dam.
Old May 10, 2012, 03:37 AM
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I've been locked in battle with a PC for the past 48 hours. I will try to make it tomorrow (today?).
Old May 10, 2012, 04:01 AM
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WooHoo!
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Looks like you're winning the battle.
Old May 10, 2012, 10:59 AM
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Looks like you're winning the battle.
I don't know WB.! Looks like he's loosing sleep; "tomorrow ( today? )"
Old May 11, 2012, 04:14 PM
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Help With Engel Stern Plane Bracket


Hi Irregulars,

I know I am all over the place with projects but having sold off all of my smaller scale submarine stuff I decided to work on my Engel Type VII/C. I have run into a major problem. They provide a bronze bracket assembly to align the prop shafts, provide pivot points for the rudders, and provide pivot points for the stern dive planes.

Here is the problem. When they assembled the bracket assembly the supports for the pivot arms for the stern planes were brazed in the wrong location. According to all of the Type VII/C plans that I have, these supports should be located at shaft level. On mine, they are either 2 - 3 mm too high or too low, depending on ones point of view. I do not have any equipment to make the repair. It will consist of cutting off the pivot arms and properly relocating them with the proper spacing and alignment and re-attaching.

Can any body help!!!! I am in West Hills and would be happy to drive any reasonable distance to anyone that do the rework.

Thanks,

Iran
Old May 17, 2012, 12:19 PM
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Irregular Thursday


.. I'm In ..!..
Old May 17, 2012, 02:04 PM
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I'm out today.
Old May 17, 2012, 05:36 PM
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Take the parts to a radiator shop where they do brazing. You can watch them do what you need done. pete


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