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    We have problems if I am the voice of reason...

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    Submarine Capital of the World

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  1. No idea, but if I get moving on my Revell FOXBAT conversion to a U, it will be announced when I am halfway done and released right after I complete it. Dave
  2. Maybe I have found my post-Navy job... Nuclear submarine expert for hire to Australia 😁 Cheers, Dave
  3. Scratchbuilding, closely followed by research... I hate painting since I suck at it. At this point I mainly build ships/submarines and the occasional aircraft. Dave
  4. An Indonesian submarine is missing. Singapore and Australia have been asked to help. BBC Story Positive thoughts please. Dave
  5. I'm proud to be a Hoosier by decree of the Governor and Legislature...
  6. Thanks. The new CO makes me look super short. He's 6-6. It was an honor to have the reins of the Bad fool Battle Bass for a while. Dave
  7. Ha ha... not classified... USS INDIANA (SSN 789) a Block III Virginia Class SSN. Staying in, but time for some leave before the next job. Dave
  8. For those of you who didn't know, I am a submariner and for the last 2 1/2 years I have been in command of my own boat. Today was my change of command to give her up. I can't imagine any more exciting or challenging job. Now, I need to get to work on some models after giving time back to the wife and kids. Cheers, Dave
  9. One down, one to go. Tuesday maybe. Depends when base gets doses onboard. Pain in the a** to constantly replan between weather, maintenance and doses. 50 days to store duty. Cheers, Dave
  10. Out of blue, finished. Not on her final base nor do I have the case for her yet, but work complete...except for gluing top of periscope in place. Just put it in place for pictures, but her temporary case is too short for it.
  11. Janne, Beautiful work as always. Weathering is masterful and that B-Wing makes me want to run out at get one. Dave
  12. I would absolutely love that. If people only knew the true, amazing stories from WWII, WWI, Korea and Vietnam to present day. Amazing movie potential in them all. But, I am a history dork. Dave
  13. Yup, Submarine Base New London.
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