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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Thu Jan 16, 2014 8:03 am

    Here you are Willie...courtesy of David Merriman, some photos and text of how he's attacking the Type 1X.
    His text is in red...

    ''The stern planes, bow planes, and rudders are all cast resin parts pulled from tools formed using the kit parts (modified to enlarge and lengthen their operating shafts and bearing pins) as masters. Now, I must make this absolutely clear: use of another parties commercial product to form parts sold by a second party (me, in this case) is both illegal and immoral if permission by the owner of that product has not granted clearance for such use. Mike Caswell secured that permission from the company front office.

    NEVER pirate another man's work! Not even for your own private use ... too often such 'private' copies wind up finding their hands of 'friends'. You want to see kit manufactures and after-market outfits leave this hobby in the dust? Just keep stealing from them like this, and they will go away.

    The three sets of control surfaces, rudders, stern planes, and bow planes made use of different type linkages to translate axial motion to torsional motion. The bow plane employed a traditional cast metal bell-crank that made up to its pushrod with a typical Z-bend. The stern plane employed a very thin-sectioned bell-crank that girdled the square sectioned stern plane operating shaft, it engaged its pushrod through a magnet-iron slug combination. There rudders were operated through a three-gear mechanism that translated axial motion to identical motion of the rudders.

    Note that the stern plane and bow plane linkages, like their real-life counterparts, are arranged to work underneath their respective torpedo tube nest.''


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    Post  willte on Thu Jan 16, 2014 10:27 am

    cheers David and Richard I know about the copying law that why I like to come up with my own ideas mostly to see if it works haven't  done so badly if it woks great if it doesn't try again  buy the way Richard is it ok to copy and post pictures from  e-bay like the gear box on the form
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Thu Jan 16, 2014 10:32 am

    I don't see any reason why not, Willie...I do!

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    Post  merriman on Thu Jan 16, 2014 3:01 pm

    You have my permission to use these photos any way you wish. Thanks for asking.

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    Post  willte on Thu Jan 16, 2014 3:21 pm

    is it your gearbox David ?
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    Post  merriman on Thu Jan 16, 2014 6:28 pm

    willte wrote:is it your gearbox  David ?
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    The rudder mechanism? Yes.

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    Post  willte on Thu Jan 16, 2014 6:41 pm

    I though you mite like to see this brass tube fitted on the small boss on top of the rudder and tubes fitted into the outer tube till i reach 2mm for the drill keeps the drill centre and strighttype ix c [u505 late] - Page 2 00121
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    Post  willte on Fri Jan 17, 2014 4:48 pm

    the rudder link  but know thinking of putting a double tiller arm in  rods to the rudders on the inside and one on the out side to the servo  
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    may be up where the shafts come through
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    Post  willte on Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:11 pm

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    that the easy bit done
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Fri Jan 17, 2014 7:13 pm

    Looks good to me, Willie...keep it going.

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    Post  willte on Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:41 pm

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    just a photo to show the max steering same each way
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    Post  Tom(ADMIN) on Sat Jan 18, 2014 3:41 pm

    That should be plenty to give you a decent turning circle, Willie...looks a good 45 degrees to me. Most model U boats don't turn any good anyway (or mine never did) but you shouldn't have a problem with that set up.

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    Post  Deep Diver (Fred) on Sat Jan 18, 2014 7:41 pm

    Hi
    I all way's work on 30 deg of movement, as that seem's to work on most of my boat's.
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    Post  willte on Sun Jan 19, 2014 12:20 pm

    Deep Diver (Fred) wrote:Hi
    I all way's work on  30 deg of movement, as that seem's to work on most of my boat's.
    as far as I know there no point going above 35 deg that the max I seen on real steering gear
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    Post  willte on Mon Jan 20, 2014 7:33 pm

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    that the forward dive planes linked get about 10 to 15 deg each way
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    Post  willte on Tue Jan 21, 2014 4:59 pm

    just received this to day I have ordered a box from Maplin with a screwed down lid as I  think  it will need its own compartment

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    Post  willte on Fri Feb 28, 2014 11:45 am

    type ix c [u505 late] - Page 2 00217 this gear box perfect if used out side of the wt/c may do it  and cover it with plenty of water proof grease
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    Post  redboat219 on Thu Mar 13, 2014 12:22 pm

    Can you please post photos of your WTC?
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    Post  willte on Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:21 pm

    redboat219 wrote:Can you please post photos of your WTC?
    I am waiting on a new motor to come hopefully next week , then when fitted I will post more photos its just the motor that stops me completing it
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    Post  willte on Sat Mar 15, 2014 12:09 pm

    this is just a rough make up see when after new motor arrives using brushless one type ix c [u505 late] - Page 2 00127
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    Post  Karlos75 on Thu Mar 27, 2014 11:17 am

    Great stuff! Exactly the same gearbox I used on my type ixc. I also mounted it outside my wtc, was a little worried about doing this at first but hopefully shouldn't be a problem. My set up is abit more basic & i have only built her as dynamic diving as it's my first sub build. Great to see her coming along mate.
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    Post  willte on Fri Mar 28, 2014 7:00 pm

    type ix c [u505 late] - Page 2 00416just about complete the motor fitted with seal just some grease to put in and try her and to Karlos75 have you any photos of your u boat ?
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    Post  willte on Sat Apr 05, 2014 9:00 pm

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    this is the new speed controller a viper 10 amp mine marine tried it to day filled the bag in less than a minute also emptied approx. the same time just need a bit of lead to add to this side to level the wt compartment to counterack the battery at the other end
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    Post  ojays on Sun Oct 26, 2014 10:08 pm

    Watching this closely, are there any updates please!

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