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Martin - former SC member from Malta

Postby TMSmalley » Sun Nov 14, 2010 10:36 am

Some of you old timers might remember Martin Calleja from the island of Malta. He was an SC member for a number of years. He and his some Luke built a nice RC Trafalgar and rigged it to run in the salt water of the harbor in their home town of St. John's.

Luke always had a little trouble in school but loved submarines and was good with tools - You might also remember the picture I had in the SCR of Luke building a rubber powered model of the CSS Hunley he built when he was around ten years old.

Anyway, in 08 Martin was severely injured in a motorcycle crash, losing his right arm and severely damaging his right leg. He hasn't been able to run his auto repair shop since then and things got a little tough.

Check out this 3 minute video of what Luke built for his Dad... not a sub but pretty danged awesome I'd say...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKmiSf_I ... re=related
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Re: Martin - former SC member from Malta

Postby greenman407 » Wed Nov 17, 2010 1:51 pm

That was really nice! The son was able to help the father build a new arm with neck controls. Im sure it helped bring the two closer together.
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