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Old Apr 08, 2012, 07:54 PM
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Engel Type VII build


Started another in process build of an Engel Type VII which I had got about a month and a half ago. Fist step is to open up all of the zillion flood holes in the hull!
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Old Apr 08, 2012, 10:37 PM
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For openings in deck and hull you can use small drillbit with diameter as slot on the deck or full. I used steel bar glued by double site tape and drill bit. I had all this work done in two days. I have to find out pictures, how to make it. Sub is excellent, I have this beauty second year.
Old Apr 08, 2012, 11:18 PM
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Here are some pictures, how to make easy and fast nice openings. Bar is on double site tape.Untill holes are cut
Old Apr 09, 2012, 03:48 AM
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For openings in deck and hull you can use small drillbit with diameter as slot on the deck or full. I used steel bar glued by double site tape and drill bit. I had all this work done in two days. I have to find out pictures, how to make it. Sub is excellent, I have this beauty second year.
1500 flood-holes and vents in two days

I have build her also (not ready) but the holes are done but its takes me a lot more time to do it.







But your method looks promising.

Regards,

Jan.
Old Apr 09, 2012, 05:14 AM
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With files it is work for 6 months. ;-) and ugly holes. But Horseman, your looks beautifull. Summer is comming, make it ready, you will have a lot of fun. Last weekend I had excellent time on the lake with my Type 212,water is extremely clean, this part of year, visibility around 7meters. Small advise on the end. All removable parts-tower, fromt and rear cover put on thin rope, fix it to hull. I lost cover once, but I had diving time too ;-) Magnets works, but on speed it is on the edge. On slow motion, there is not problem.
Old Apr 22, 2012, 09:47 AM
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Made some more progress on all the flood holes!

Marc
Old Apr 23, 2012, 05:35 AM
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excuse me,a test for putting pics


I‘m a beginner:
By the way,nice sub!
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Old Apr 26, 2012, 01:58 PM
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Started another in process build of an Engel Type VII which I had got about a month and a half ago. Fist step is to open up all of the zillion flood holes in the hull!
It would seem Engel could make this kit with the floodholes already done. Your time should be building the kit not opening holes that never look the same when done.
Old Jun 21, 2012, 09:46 PM
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Working on flood holes!
Old Mar 28, 2013, 06:47 AM
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Hi Marc,

Looks great

Jan,
Old Mar 28, 2013, 08:33 AM
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Hi Jan,

Its getting there have been working on the bow dive planes will have to post pictures.
Hope to have it done for Sub regatta in Carmel in August.

Marc


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