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    Control rod seals

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    Control rod seals Empty Control rod seals

    Post  david f Wed Sep 24, 2014 11:06 am

    This is the original best original thread on the topic I can find.

    https://www.theassociationofmodelsubmariners.com/t1109-control-rod-seals?highlight=sealsr

    It is a bit incomplete.

    I have always used bellows and I am very happy with them. I do know that Alf and Nigel use a very ingenious method where you put heat shrink over "snake" control cable. This works well and is very small and neat. So it's very good for small models.


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