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Topic: Thunderball DPV - Replica

Another one on the bench (as such) i've started working on, i can't resist the scuba stuff...
Its going to be mainly constructed from fibreglass (as its easier to shape than aluminium..) also i will be able to cast more at a later date for possible interested fellows??
Its actually larger than you may think, the original must have weighed a ton out of the water..

it may take a while along with everything else i've started, and life, kids, work etc all getting in the way...  ajb007/lol
enjoy
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Very cool Paul  ajb007/martini  I look forward to seeing it finished  ajb007/cheers

Trust No One

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Be rest assured, neither half will fit where the sun doesn't shine.... before this thread gets hijacked!!   ajb007/lol

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bondpropfan wrote:

Be rest assured, neither half will fit where the sun doesn't shine.... before this thread gets hijacked!!   ajb007/lol

As if its me that starts the trouble  ajb007/biggrin

Trust No One

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danjaq_0ff wrote:
bondpropfan wrote:

Be rest assured, neither half will fit where the sun doesn't shine.... before this thread gets hijacked!!   ajb007/lol

As if its me that starts the trouble  ajb007/biggrin

Well, it is!

Everything but the kitchen sink.......








































Has been up Petes bottom.

..................http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a77/darkcrown_1969/Asp9mmSIG-1-2.jpg...............

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Paul, sent you an email. Let me know if you receive it. --Ed

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WOW ... that looks amazing ajb007/martini
Will it have a working motor to drive the propeller?

One of us smells like a tart's handkerchief.

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Hi Ed
Thanks for your email the stills will be really helpful again. Cheers

The plan is to eventually have all the elements you see on screen working, front light, working prop even air in the tanks to propel the side bang sticks, maybe.... Obviously not Real bang sticks as that would be illegal in the UK...

I have already source the correct car lamps used as they turn out to be the same ones used in the tow sleds by spectre.

It's a shame that one of the production models hasn't survived somewhere, as I think at least two maybe even three were made, as they have subtle differences, but that makes the project even better.

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WOW, Thunderball is my favourite movie.
This is looking great!!  ajb007/cheers