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    Sub dive system.
    Hi Peter, "I am slowly being swayed towards a gas system where the water is pumped in and whilst being pumped out, the gas bottle replaces the air. This will enable a deeper dive than periscope depth. You just have to avoid running out of air." Hmm! Must admit I also once considered experimenting with something like Sparklets bulbs. But they are very difficult to control. How often have you sent the soda down one side of the glass only to see the whisky shoot out of the other side?๐Ÿ˜ญ Also they run out! Not to mention all that CO2 release to the atmosphere - Bad Footprint๐Ÿ˜ฎ I concluded it was best to leave that to less critical things like experiments with torpedoes. A 'gas tank' per se would be very heavy. One of several reasons that I opted for the Akula with a piston / tank solution. Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž
    4 hours ago by ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช RNinMunich ( Fleet Admiral)
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    Hi again Peter, Here you can find the very latest rules and regs! Cheers, Doug https://www.ofcom.org.uk/spectrum/radio-spectrum-and-the-law/licence-exempt-radio-use/licence-exempt-devices/Radio-controlled-models
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    hi my first time asking question to you guys.... have been reading different forum and not sure if i should just ask this question on one of them or start a forum, so i will not bother anyone unnecessary question futaba radio and receivers 3PM-X FASST 2.4GHz d 3-Channel 2.4GHz Computer Radio, came with a futaba 203GF Receiver. has anyone bought an other receiver not a futaba and it worked... looking around to see prices, and there are some less $$$ one but do they work with a futaba RADIO THAT IS FASST... it was not a expense radio set want to have several receivers in several model boats instead of switching them are.every time i want to run a boat... has anyone out there ever run into problems or is there a problem with any of the FASST type of radio set... thank you
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    Genau Ian ๐Ÿ˜‰ TX in right hand, Bierkrug oder Weinglas in left hand! Model boater's heaven ๐Ÿ˜Š I'm usually sat on that right angled bend under the tree at the edge of the Biergarten. Prost!
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    That sounds really weird John.๐Ÿค” Like Identity Hijacking ๐Ÿ˜  Cheers, Doug ๐Ÿ˜Ž PS "good handy women are few and far between" True, nevertheless I always like to keep a good woman handy!๐Ÿ˜‰
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    My current fleet 14 July 2019
    At long last the new Dry Dock is completed, we now need a new centre piece for the dining room table. It needs to be something interesting to provoke conversation, which the models have done quite regularly. All I have to do now is finish the rest of the stuff that is not in camera shot!!!
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