* THE FORUM FOR ALL THOSE INTERESTED IN BUILDING AND OPERATING MODEL SUBMARINES *



Join the AMS - Registered Forum users can become members of the AMS and it's free ...... To join register on the forum first then follow the forum link to our membership form which is on our website


For further details of any events shown here also see the "Shows and Events" section on the forum

Thanks for notification of events and keep 'em coming!

.

,
Bournville June 2nd 2019, 10am
.

. ,

Norwich MBC Submariners joint Model Boat weekend - 27/28th July

Grantham MBC, SUN, AUG 11 AT 10 AM
.
.Model Boat Convention (Exhibition), 24,25 August

.

. Bournville Dive-In (2) MBC, 15th September

,,,,

Barrow in Furness MBC regatta and submarine event, Sunday 22nd Sept 2019,10am

Who is online?

In total there are 2 users online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 2 Guests

None


Most users ever online was 37 on Sun Mar 13, 2011 11:27 am

Latest topics

» Assembling the excellent Scale Shipyards 1/96 SSBN, USS Daniel Webster
willie skipjack EmptyYesterday at 1:16 am by merriman

» Pinger 3 - Distance measurement (Triangulation, Transponders and Clocks on Board)
willie skipjack EmptyTue Apr 23, 2019 2:52 pm by david f

» Eden Dynamic WTC
willie skipjack EmptyFri Apr 19, 2019 3:20 pm by Deepdive

» John Lambert Plans
willie skipjack EmptyMon Apr 15, 2019 2:27 pm by david f

» Telemetry on openLRS
willie skipjack EmptyMon Apr 15, 2019 2:23 pm by david f

» Assisting with a 1/96 NOVEMBER class kit
willie skipjack EmptyWed Apr 03, 2019 12:36 pm by merriman

» trimming 1/96 USS ALBACORE
willie skipjack EmptySat Mar 23, 2019 12:37 am by merriman

» Arduino proportional control of a piston tank
willie skipjack EmptyFri Mar 22, 2019 2:37 pm by tsenecal

» Piston Ballast Systems
willie skipjack EmptyWed Mar 20, 2019 12:16 am by merriman

Statistics

Our users have posted a total of 10825 messages in 1774 subjects

We have 803 registered users

The newest registered user is yangshexiang

Similar topics

    willie skipjack

    avatar
    willte
    Guest

    Posts : 119
    Join date : 2013-12-15
    Age : 67
    Location : lossiemouth morayshire

    willie skipjack Empty willie skipjack

    Post  willte on Sun Dec 29, 2013 5:56 pm

    I am thinking of fitting front dive vanes to the skipjack since its not static dive what your view on this
    avatar
    Tom(ADMIN)
    AMS Forum Owner

    Posts : 2996
    Join date : 2010-11-05
    Age : 59
    Location : Nevada, USA

    willie skipjack Empty Re: willie skipjack

    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Sun Dec 29, 2013 7:26 pm

    I've never yet had a sub with working front planes, although this one does have the option...at present they are fixed, but one connection and they can be working.

    Hook the front planes up the servo controlled from the tx, and use a leveller on the rears...that'll work nicely.


    (just thought...I lied. My Neptune had working front vanes...)
    david f
    david f
    AMS Treasurer

    Posts : 2028
    Join date : 2010-11-10
    Age : 68
    Location : Cumbria

    willie skipjack Empty Re: willie skipjack

    Post  david f on Mon Dec 30, 2013 10:05 am

    No, I've  never used front dive planes either.

    I think the general rule is stern planes to control angle and bow planes for depth control.

    That is alright when you have a crew onboard but bow planes are awkward for we modellers (linkages etc.)

    I don't have much experience of "pure" dynamic divers though but I think that this would still apply.

    David
    salmon
    salmon
    AMS Forum Owner

    Posts : 274
    Join date : 2011-09-02
    Age : 59
    Location : Las Vegas, Nevada - USA

    willie skipjack Empty Re: willie skipjack

    Post  salmon on Mon Dec 30, 2013 4:41 pm

    I do use bow dive planes, in the case of my Skipjack the sail planes. They are set up so the bow planes are depth control and aft planes are leveler.
    That being typed, on the first pool test for the Skipjack, my sail plane connector would not connect. The sail planes were put in a slight down position. She handled great using speed and or the leveler adjustments.


    _________________
    If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.
    Deep Diver (Fred)
    Deep Diver (Fred)
    AMS member

    Posts : 244
    Join date : 2010-11-07
    Age : 70
    Location : Peacehaven East Sussex

    willie skipjack Empty Re: willie skipjack

    Post  Deep Diver (Fred) on Tue Dec 31, 2013 5:36 pm

    I have them on my T Class & the old Type 7, & I had no problem with them.

      Current date/time is Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:28 am