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Hallams

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Oberon Class Submarine for sale
« on: December 15, 2008, 08:13:08 am »

Funny thing is, its just down the road from where i used to live.....only $4.9m  
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/Oberon-Class-Submarine-Ex-HMAS-Otama- Maritime-Museum_W0QQitemZ170280823913QQcmdZViewItemQQptZAU_B oats?hash=item170280823913&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trk parms=66%3A2|65%3A1|39%3A1|240%3A1309
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Re: Oberon Class Submarine for sale
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2008, 04:15:59 pm »

A steering wheel?  It has a steering wheel?  
That just seems wrong somehow.index.php/fa/10688/0/
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Re: Oberon Class Submarine for sale
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2008, 10:20:16 am »

Berolzheimer wrote on Mon, 15 December 2008 17:15

A steering wheel?  It has a steering wheel?  


Correction: two-thirds of a steering wheel.

If you get outbid on this one, maybe the Canadian navy will sell you one of theirs. There's four of them slowly rusting away across the harbour from where I live.
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Re: Oberon Class Submarine for sale
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2008, 04:01:42 pm »

Berolzheimer wrote on Mon, 15 December 2008 23:15

A steering wheel?  It has a steering wheel?  
That just seems wrong somehow.


Reverse parking must be a bitch.
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Re: Oberon Class Submarine for sale
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2008, 04:21:07 pm »

Berolzheimer wrote on Mon, 15 December 2008 21:15

A steering wheel?  It has a steering wheel?  
That just seems wrong somehow.


Its more like the yoke/stick on an airplane.

If you think about it, a submarine "flies" but underwater, very much the same axises as a plane.


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Re: Oberon Class Submarine for sale
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2008, 05:39:47 pm »



Woah,  Remind me not to go up with you in your plane Barks! She looks like a bit of a "beater".  Razz

PS:  Who amongst us doesn't already have a submarine?  I mean c'mon. Sheesh



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Re: Oberon Class Submarine for sale
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2008, 05:41:55 pm »

Speaker one end, microphone the other end = mobile echo chamber.

Clients might get confused, however, when you tell them you're bringing a sub.
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Re: Oberon Class Submarine for sale
« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2008, 05:43:05 pm »

I think it needs one of these:

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Re: Oberon Class Submarine for sale
« Reply #8 on: December 16, 2008, 05:44:14 pm »

jetbase wrote on Tue, 16 December 2008 14:41

Speaker one end, microphone the other end = mobile echo chamber.

Clients might get confused, however, when you tell them you're bringing a sub.



Hmmm......What would you call a canine mascot aboard one of those?




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Re: Oberon Class Submarine for sale
« Reply #9 on: December 16, 2008, 07:00:08 pm »

rankus wrote on Tue, 16 December 2008 22:39



Woah,  Remind me not to go up with you in your plane Barks! She looks like a bit of a "beater".  Razz

PS:  Who amongst us doesn't already have a submarine?  I mean c'mon. Sheesh







Chuckles! Thats the inside of a B-17. At least it didn't look like this:

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Actually, when I was a kid I used to go to HMS Dolphin, the submarine base in Gosport (opposite Portsmouth UK) when my dad headed up the underwater medicine research division there - he was a Surgeon Captain in the Royal Navy - and got to go on a sub a few times whenever they were docked.

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Re: Oberon Class Submarine for sale
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2008, 07:15:29 am »

Berolzheimer wrote on Wed, 17 December 2008 09:43

I think it needs one of these:

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Imagine getting your little finger caught in one of those chain links as the steering wheel spins back a few turns......
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