The Association of Model Submariners.

Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.

* 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 send an email with your name , address and phone number to amstreasure@googlemail.com


For a guide to past events see the "Shows and Events" section.

....


,

"***"

Who is online?

In total there is 1 user online :: 0 Registered, 0 Hidden and 1 Guest

None


Most users ever online was 180 on Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:03 am

Latest topics

» Upholder build instructions
New to this forum and first submarine EmptyYesterday at 1:56 pm by lenD

» Single Channel Remote for submarines
New to this forum and first submarine EmptyFri Dec 02, 2022 2:59 pm by david f

» 27Mhz - Radio Ideas
New to this forum and first submarine EmptyFri Dec 02, 2022 2:53 pm by david f

» self contained compressor and solenoid valve for bladder systems.
New to this forum and first submarine EmptyThu Nov 24, 2022 5:58 pm by geofrancis

» Antennas - Underwater
New to this forum and first submarine EmptyMon Oct 17, 2022 3:21 pm by david f

» New to this forum and first submarine
New to this forum and first submarine EmptyFri Oct 14, 2022 6:15 pm by Tom(ADMIN)

» USS Bluefish
New to this forum and first submarine EmptyFri Oct 14, 2022 1:52 am by Cheapsub

» Hello and first sub
New to this forum and first submarine EmptyThu Oct 13, 2022 12:42 pm by maxx78

» WW2 mini sub build
New to this forum and first submarine EmptyFri Sep 30, 2022 12:17 pm by SimonH

Statistics

Our users have posted a total of 11777 messages in 1936 subjects

We have 969 registered users

The newest registered user is snowykite

2 posters

    New to this forum and first submarine

    avatar
    a betancourt


    Posts : 2
    Join date : 2022-10-12

    New to this forum and first submarine Empty New to this forum and first submarine

    Post  a betancourt Wed Oct 12, 2022 7:04 pm

    Thank you for adding me yo this group.

    I am Alfredo Betancourt from Mexico, I have been a modeler for 50 years mainly building and flying R/C airplanes.

    I have always being interested in R/C submarines but never got one, now I am able to get a good deal on two Robbe NIB kits, the Seawolf V2 and a U47.

    I believe that the Seawolf could be a good first submarine, what do you think?

    Even when I mostly fly with Jeti 2.4 Ghz radios, I still have 72, 75 and 40Mhz systems that I could use.

    Any recommendations on how to start with submarines will be welcome.

    Thank you
    avatar
    Tom(ADMIN)
    AMS Forum Owner


    Posts : 3014
    Join date : 2010-11-05
    Age : 62
    Location : Nevada, USA

    New to this forum and first submarine Empty Re: New to this forum and first submarine

    Post  Tom(ADMIN) Fri Oct 14, 2022 6:15 pm

    Welcome!
    My suggestion is pick what you love.
    My first sub was a Gato class from WWII, I always loved the look.
    As far as building, I recommend begin simple. Do not add anything like torpedoes, radar rotation, working periscope.....these have made many fail. I was taught (after failing decades earlier) Crawl, walk, run. For you first keep it simple. There are many challenges ahead and work through those to get a working submarine. Post your progress with photos so others can learn and help you through this.
    Most importantly, have fun when you can!
    Peace,
    Tom

    a betancourt likes this post


      Current date/time is Tue Dec 06, 2022 12:18 am