Much of that is the "learning curve". I could do this again in a fraction of the time. And , glad to help anyone who is thinking of it. Believe me, I made all the dumb mistakes.
Man, don't hesitate, dive in!!! There is a seemingly unavoidable learning curve. I reall appreciate the countless hours Merrimen must have suffered through to get where he is. You are not born with it, you earn it.
SubCommittee Vice President 2006-2008
Author-Russian Submarines, Guardians of the Motherland
Member-Saint Petersburg Russia Submarine Club