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    Post  timgarrod Sun Dec 23, 2018 11:50 am

    cheers Jim,

    got the same and only worked on 12v. didn't just wire the small pins to the same 6v battery.
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    pics of a  tail light I decided to attach to the top of tail fin  this  is bright   Alexander Engel  Russian typhoon  Submarine  - Page 2 A510
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    Post  deepseadiver Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:14 am

    pictures of the control unit installed working all the stern rudder tail fins
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    Post  deepseadiver Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:23 am

    pics of the control arms they were time consuming because you need to make the control arms and its a tight space to work in labor of love but I got them to work perfectly. the pictures are very close up so it looks dirty with particles that's because I did not wash it out before picture taking they function perfect looks don't matter to me in that area   Alexander Engel  Russian typhoon  Submarine  - Page 2 A1211
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    Post  deepseadiver Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:30 am

    bottom turned  out nice  attached all stern parts resin them in and sanded them super smooth   Alexander Engel  Russian typhoon  Submarine  - Page 2 A911
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    Post  deepseadiver Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:34 am

    building the dive plan system
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    Post  deepseadiver Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:39 am

    pictures of the system all glued in working perfectly

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    Post  deepseadiver Tue Jan 08, 2019 8:43 am

    Starting to work on the electronics and working on drive motors and drive shafts plus glue in the WTC next
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    Post  timgarrod Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:03 pm

    just a tip. on the front dive planes, don't over tighten the gub screw(have them so you can push them in ). If they get jameed you will not be able to remove the lid(been there lol )
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    Post  deepseadiver Tue Jan 08, 2019 9:49 pm

    timgarrod wrote:just a tip. on the front dive planes, don't over tighten the gub screw(have them so you can push them in ). If they get jameed you will not be able to remove the lid(been there lol )


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    Post  deepseadiver Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:07 am

    installing the  Bow thruster

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    took a little work making those holes gluing them in and re do the scribe lines

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    Post  deepseadiver Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:15 am

    dive plans retract different angles


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    Post  deepseadiver Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:20 am

    rear motor installed into WTC and the wires for the tail fin light glued into the top out of the way


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    Post  deepseadiver Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:24 am

    my drive train completed

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    Post  deepseadiver Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:45 am


    I decided to make a scratch built sonar im looming for detail to add to this build beyond what Engel gives you in there kit I have some things I will be doing as well just need to get to it.

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    Post  deepseadiver Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:49 am

    more pictures

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    Post  deepseadiver Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:51 am

    more vintage photos

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    Post  deepseadiver Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:53 am

    pictures of the finished product sonar tips

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    Post  deepseadiver Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:56 am

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