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New Project - What am I?

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  • I'm going for small and simple.

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    • Fixed stern planes, working bow planes and working rudder.

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      • How about going with SNORT or RCABS?
        Make it simple, make strong, make it work!

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        • Maybe. I'm experimenting with a few different systems right now. Just ordered some new batteries - the old ones aren't up to it.

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          • This is the test ballast tank. There isn't enough room to use the leaver action vent valve so I've made a rotary version. As the servo rotates the shaft counter-clockwise, the cam opens the valve on the top of the tank; when it rotates colkwise it depresses the valve stem on the gas valve. The shaft runs through a waterproof seal and a bearing and there is a small detent in the rear tank wall that engages the shaft end to prevent the shaft deflecting. And it all works! Now I just have to stuff it into the submarine.

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            • Wow! 2 thumbs up.

              How many blows are you getting out of that tiny gas cylinder?

              That is easily convertible to snort set up.
              Last edited by redboat219; 07-03-2016, 09:03 PM.
              Make it simple, make strong, make it work!

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              • Wonder what ever came of this beauty?
                Make it simple, make strong, make it work!

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                • Its tooteling around my dam. I'll do some video (eventually) - its bloody cold here at the moment.

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