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Old Mar 26, 2005, 12:08 AM
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so lets see some vids of thses bad boys


post your vids here i would reallly like to see these things in action cuz im considering buying one
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Old Mar 26, 2005, 12:30 AM
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post your vids here i would reallly like to see these things in action cuz im considering buying one
Where have you been? In a cave? LOL!!!!! Just kidding. Hope your have cable.

http://sneill.com/kilo/kilo2.wmv

http://sneill.com/akula/akula_1.wmv

http://sneill.com/Submarines/X1B_b.wmv

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Old Mar 26, 2005, 09:47 AM
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I've just got three right now, but I should have my underwater camera system up and running in a few weeks. Once that's done, there'll be tons of great above and underwater footage on my site:

www.rc-sub.com

In the meantime, enjoy:



http://www.rc-sub.com/resources/grap...staticdive.AVI

http://www.rc-sub.com/resources/grap...rgencyblow.AVI

http://www.rc-sub.com/resources/grap...s/Vulcania.MOV
Old Mar 26, 2005, 02:44 PM
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Nice Bob!

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Old Mar 26, 2005, 02:52 PM
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Here is my Patrick Henry in Action.

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Old Mar 26, 2005, 03:04 PM
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Also very nice. What scale? Scratch built?

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Old Mar 26, 2005, 03:13 PM
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It's scaled 1:80, 1.454 meters long, meanwhile 24 years old but still in best condition and technically up-to-date with proportional tank control system, build from a kit from Engel Modellbau, Germany.

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Old Mar 26, 2005, 04:27 PM
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nice video.. and great music..
did you take the Patrick Henry with the diving system? what system?
thanks
Old Mar 26, 2005, 05:29 PM
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It has two piston tanks with 750 ml reach. Both have servo control and can be controlled independently.
Taking that video was not so easy as Iwas alone and had only one hand for steering and the other for the camera, so the diving scenes are dynamic with pre-flooded tanks.

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Old Mar 26, 2005, 09:42 PM
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Gerd,

thanks. Looks bigger in the water. I could swear the footage looks slowed down as the boat has a big feel the way it moves the water. Great job.

I'm working on a 1/96 scale scratch build of the 598 right now.

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Old Mar 27, 2005, 01:52 AM
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Steve, you are right. The video has been slowed down, so the sub looks quite big on it. At that day there have been ideal conditions, with the right wind and sun. Not so good was the dirty water and the pool is quite small...

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Old Mar 27, 2005, 03:41 AM
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I thought so. I work in visual effects for film and that's what we do to give a model scale. Very nice!

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Old Mar 27, 2005, 04:48 AM
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1.5 litres of tank capacity. Seems a lot for a boat of that size.

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Old Mar 27, 2005, 05:05 AM
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Ahhh, just had a gander at the engel site. The Patrick Henry looks like it is vitually a dry hull design, so a lot of water to displace!

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Old Mar 27, 2005, 05:53 AM
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Yes and the advantages are: you have plenty of space within the boat and 1,5 kg of security lift in case of emmergency.
My Henry is driven by a 12V 7Ah pb battery which gives enough power for more then four hours of operation. Normally my transmitter battery is emptied first

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