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      10-16-2007, 04:58 PM   #133
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Sure is Pads.

We use a number of motion control systems in our kit, from linear actuators, through ballscrews to linear guides. The sales reps we see could put you to sleep in five seconds flat.
ahh reassured now was still trying to figure it out!!
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      10-16-2007, 05:13 PM   #134
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Sure is Pads.

We use a number of motion control systems in our kit, from linear actuators, through ballscrews to linear guides. The sales reps we see could put you to sleep in five seconds flat.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linear_actuator

My god .. people make this stuff
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      10-16-2007, 05:50 PM   #135
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      10-17-2007, 09:50 AM   #136
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have no fear, I would win
Not in 10 metres of water Pete
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      10-17-2007, 01:06 PM   #137
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      10-17-2007, 01:27 PM   #138
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War - no chance - we're on the same side. Bit of friendly rivalry between the submariners and us 'skimmers'.
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      10-17-2007, 01:33 PM   #139
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True, but you can run but you can't hide
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True, but you can run but you can't hide
Actually it'd be easier to hide than try to run!
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hmmm. ever played Dangerous waters ?

Does a (fairly in my 0% experience opinion) good job of simulating warfare between russian and american naval platforms, with a good sim of an american ASW ship.

Would be a good battle between you two blokes - maybe a session next meet?

Two computers, two different rooms some beers and a few wagers.. My money's on the ASW !


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hmmm. ever played Dangerous waters ?

Does a (fairly in my 0% experience opinion) good job of simulating warfare between russian and american naval platforms, with a good sim of an american ASW ship.

Would be a good battle between you two blokes - maybe a session next meet?

Two computers, two different rooms some beers and a few wagers.. My money's on the ASW !


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      10-17-2007, 03:30 PM   #146
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So we could bet money and actually see all those millions of pounds of Navvvy training in action

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      10-17-2007, 10:27 PM   #148
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      10-18-2007, 04:38 AM   #149
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I'd also have to put my money on the guy that can move in 3 dimensions.
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      10-18-2007, 05:19 AM   #150
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I'd also have to put my money on the guy that can move in 3 dimensions.
Agreed if you're just talking about the ASW ship. However, equip said unit with an ASW helicopter (standard practice - ideally a Merlin) and the odds change considerably.....
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Agreed if you're just talking about the ASW ship. However, equip said unit with an ASW helicopter (standard practice - ideally a Merlin) and the odds change considerably.....
You've got to find him first.
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You've got to find him first.
There's a lot more to this than meets the eye but I had better not go any further (if I told you I'd have to kill you). Nothing's easy but everything's possible.....

Now, where's my glass-bottomed bucket?
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There's a lot more to this than meets the eye but I had better not go any further (if I told you I'd have to kill you). Nothing's easy but everything's possible.....
I reckon Peter has had considerable training on 'hiding'
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I reckon Peter has had considerable training on 'hiding'

Indeed he has but I've had a lot of 'seeking' training. Banter aside, the stuff they do in the 'tubes' is pretty bloody impressive.
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