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BailingBen

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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #125 on: June 06, 2012, 11:13:08 pm »

yes and thats what im going to use  :-))
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #126 on: June 07, 2012, 06:37:43 am »

I gave you a 12volt gel cell, didn't I?
yes and thats what im going to use  :-))

I dont think the motor I have can handle 12V
But KK drop me a PM with your address and I'll wack the O rings in the post for you.  I found a couple in sizes from 90-120mm so you should be able to get one to fit :)

BTW I'm in this Finland
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #127 on: June 07, 2012, 11:39:36 am »

oh your in the best finland   :-))
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #128 on: June 09, 2012, 08:51:43 am »

well ive done dive planes justneed to buy more push rods for steering
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #129 on: June 09, 2012, 10:41:54 am »

Bicycle spokes, stainless steel ones, make economic pushrods.

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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #130 on: June 09, 2012, 08:08:41 pm »

local model shop sells 1 metre lengths of stainless rod in 1 , 2 , 3 &4mm diameters ideal for long runs of control rods !
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #131 on: June 09, 2012, 11:09:06 pm »

Fair enough. My local model shops never sold stainless, it was always carbon steel. Bras rods work well enough to. I've even seen carbon fibre used.

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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #132 on: June 09, 2012, 11:16:03 pm »

The missus might be a bit peeved if her bra rods were missing though %)
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #133 on: June 10, 2012, 07:28:35 am »

possibly has something to do with 99% of any model suitable water around here being salt water
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #134 on: June 10, 2012, 09:44:24 pm »

if none of you have yet heard here you go ive brought a robbie type 7 u 47      im sorry i couldnt resist but its fully working now and will go for test run tommorow after noon hehehe          i think the la won 3rd best warship at show award but it could have been my other boat cause they were the only 2 that didnt have names and they said it didnt have a name so dunno lol
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #135 on: June 12, 2012, 11:23:49 am »

Congratulations on winning the warship prize at Alfold!

David
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #136 on: June 12, 2012, 03:22:44 pm »

thanks davy  :-))     still dont know what i won it for though {:-{   lol {-)



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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #137 on: June 12, 2012, 04:57:36 pm »

New motor supplied. Buehler with a 4mm dia shaft and 25mm spacing for motor screws ( 500 size ), M3. That should be slow enough. And it was free, aint I good?
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #138 on: June 12, 2012, 06:01:52 pm »

Indeed, especially as the impecunious one seems to have found the readies for another sub!

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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #139 on: June 18, 2012, 07:51:00 pm »

hi guys right hes where were at this tuesday a solid block motor conector will be drilled to fit new motor , ne motor will be fitted as no o rings arrived   i will make my own but interestingly   my dad used to work for deep sea seals so has lots of o ring material of all sizes he kept including a type of glue they used to make them up    so am sorted on that front once the motors fitted i will get back to steering and dive planes the diveplanes are all conected up and glued in the upper rudder is working and the lower ruder is still to be fitted    so shouldnt be long till i can think about ballasting and the first runs and painting of course  :-))
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #140 on: June 18, 2012, 08:49:07 pm »

could have sworn it was monday when i got up today ?  thought youd have been at the lake tonight with the other gent & his u boat !
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #141 on: June 18, 2012, 11:23:19 pm »

didn't know there was a gent wiv a u boot down and it is Monday I think some one hasn't been ventilating the room whilst using sanding sealer and white spirit
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #142 on: June 19, 2012, 06:22:11 am »

hi guys right hes where were at this tuesday a solid block motor conector will be drilled to fit new motor , ne motor will be fitted as no o rings arrived   i will make my own but interestingly   my dad used to work for deep sea seals so has lots of o ring material of all sizes he kept including a type of glue they used to make them up    so am sorted on that front once the motors fitted i will get back to steering and dive planes the diveplanes are all conected up and glued in the upper rudder is working and the lower ruder is still to be fitted    so shouldnt be long till i can think about ballasting and the first runs and painting of course  :-))

I thought you had given up on this and bought another sub so didnt send them.
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #143 on: June 19, 2012, 07:51:08 am »

dont use sanding sealer unless its bare timber , the white spirit i buy is oderless , and being in the trade for many years thinners paint or styrene fumes have little or no  effect these days ! , your posting last night clearly states it tuesday ! as to the gent with the u boat on the lake he one of your fellow club members , sorry didnt catch his name  , though you might have been at the lake in practice for wednesday with your yacht !
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Re: los angeles class 1/80th scale static diving rc submarine
« Reply #144 on: December 14, 2012, 02:34:33 pm »

ok back on track guys update is as followed basically bits of the sub are around the house but as my winter build im picking it up again since the endcaps where the wrong size ive decided to order a new set that are the right size from mmb plus a new pump of ebay , this should get me started   today i have decided i will make a start on re fixing the conning tower and painting it     men (and women)  the build is going again , dundundun
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