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cos918

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Engle Akula
« on: February 11, 2018, 09:39:29 PM »

Hello
quick question . On an engle sub when screwing down the lid should the ballast tanks be in surface or dive position. Note there is an engle static depth controller in the sub.
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Re: Engle Akula
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2018, 12:05:43 AM »

Surface, if I remember correctly. You will be pressurizing the box. Doing it in a submerged will create a vacuum (any leaks will suck water in).
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Re: Engle Akula
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2018, 10:20:42 AM »

hi members
Have been looking at engle akula on their wedibsite , the produce two  versions  can  anyone  advise  what is the difference between them as one is about 400 euros more their website only gives the size for one which has one ballest tank while the other has two


any help would be appeciated
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Re: Engle Akula
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2018, 10:44:31 AM »

The cheaper kit is a smaller scale, moulded in ABS, with a radial bayonet seal and a single piston tank.

The more expensive kit is moulded GRP , with twin tanks and a flat hatch seal. It's an earlier designed kit. The twin tanks will allow it it to submerge and surface on a level keel.

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Re: Engle Akula
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2018, 10:54:05 AM »

hi all


thanks for your reply on akula  what sort are length are both models


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Re: Engle Akula
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2018, 06:16:44 PM »

Dimensions and weights are given on the Engel website, however in old money about 3ft and 4ft respectively.
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