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#621 Spooner

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Posted 13 September 2017 - 09:46 AM

Dr Logs, your pictures are not showing up...

 

...Oops my impatience is showing I see the pix now cool crawler lift.


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Posted 14 September 2017 - 10:49 AM

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 10:41 AM

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 10:52 AM

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 10:53 AM

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#626 SteampunkScientist

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Posted 15 September 2017 - 11:42 PM

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#627 Alder Logs

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Posted 16 September 2017 - 12:03 AM

Curtis's autoplane 563
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So,you're going to roll out that old canard?

 

 

 

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Posted 16 September 2017 - 02:48 PM

Here's a clock for Skywatcher.

 

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Reinvented by Australian designer Marc Newson, its balanced and simple design is as unexpected as it is obvious, resulting in a level of sobriety that borders on minimalist. Its Baccarat crystal case houses a new movement, the Jaeger-LeCoultre 566 Calibre, which in addition to indicating the hours and minutes, also displays the month, equation of time and a splendid view of the night sky as viewed from the Northern Hemisphere. It also includes an indication of the cardinal points and astrological signs. Two limited editions will be available: a series of 48 in Baccarat crystal, and another of just 28 in blue Baccarat crystal.

 

The Atmos 566 Clock will be available in a limited number of 76 clocks, and as well as telling the time it features a built in sky map.

How much is this cool clock going to cost you? Somewhere between $2,600 to $70,600 depending on the specifications.


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Posted 16 September 2017 - 07:54 PM

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Posted 17 September 2017 - 10:17 AM

Here is the American submarine that changed everything.  The Albacore, AGSS-569.   While I was on my diesel electric submarine, this was the fastest submarine out there, faster than the nukes, running submerged on the fast discharge rate on the battery.  I don't know how fast it went, but published, 33 knots, submerged.   We could do about 17, surfaced.

 

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I was on a Guppy III.

 

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Posted 17 September 2017 - 02:14 PM

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Posted Yesterday, 11:54 PM

Worst submarine movie I ever saw: U-571

 

U-571: You give historical films a bad name

 

 

I paid good money to watch this stinker in a theater.  When it ended and the end credits started, I was first to stand up in the theater and loudly proclaimed: "Someone should tell these people about technical advisers."   From a submareener's point of view, just about everything was wrong.  In the movie, a few American men go on board a German submarine, while in battle, with a German ship bearing down on them, into a sub which they have no clue of the technical layout (which is why when a qualified sub sailor goes into a new boat, he must requalify, as so much changes from boat to boat, within the same navy), with all the operating labels in German, and they immediately man this boat while holding the crew captive.   It was laughable at best.  Good enough for ignorant popcorn burners, maybe, but such total bullshit.   

 

If you read the link, you have seen our British allies were none too impressed with this US nationalist revisionist history.

 

Worst Submarine Movie, Ever!

 

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