Forum rules and expectations

Hello, and welcome to the forums at the Nautilus Drydocks, formerly!

We welcome anyone with a passion for submarines and a desire to learn and share knowledge about this fascinating hobby. Use of these forums indicates your intention to abide by our code of conduct:

1. No spam. All automated messages, advertisements, and links to competitor websites will be deleted immediately.

2. Please post in relevant sub-forums only. Messages posted in the wrong topic area will be removed and placed in the correct sub-forum by moderators.

3. Respect other users. No flaming or abusing fellow forum members. Users who continue to post inflammatory, abusive comments will be deleted from the forum after or without a warning.

4. No threats or harassment of other users will be tolerated. Any instance of threatening or harassing behavior is grounds for deletion from the forums.

5. No profanity or pornography is allowed. Posts containing adult material will be deleted.

6. No re-posting of copyrighted materials or other illegal content is allowed. Any posts containing illegal content or copyrighted materials will be deleted.
See more
See less


  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
  • New Topics
Clear All
new posts
No content found
Show More
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
  • New Topics
Clear All
new posts
Please log in to your account to view your subscribed posts.
Directory Topics Posts Last Post
Got an issue with how the forum is behaving for you? Have a technical issue you need some help with? Here is where to post up the issues!
Topics: 17 Posts: 113
17 113
General Interest R/C Model Building Topics
Topics: 1,520 Posts: 16,752
1,520 16,752
This is the area to post up information, banter and general blathering specific to your regional area. If you have a group of local people and find a need or desire to have an area for you to chat in, drop me a line at and I'll get you hooked up!
Topics: 12 Posts: 36
Last Post: 2019 winds down
12 36
Bob Gato
2019 winds down
Not all RC subs are of real boats! Post up your favorite CG, concept, fantasy, or science fiction submarines here and let the "experts" decide if it will work or not...
Topics: 2 Posts: 3
2 3
This forum is dedicated to photos of actual submarines from navies around the globe. Please choose the correct sub-forum for the photos you would like to post, and be sure to create the new topic with the correct class of submarine for easy searching later.
Topics: 33 Posts: 114
Last Post: Virginia class
33 114
Virginia class
by roedj
Questions and Answers for products sold by the Nautilus Drydocks
Topics: 201 Posts: 2,141
201 2,141
Here you can expect to be chastized, laughed at, put through the ringer by his Eminence, and made to feel thoroughly stupid for asking daft questions! Go for it!
Topics: 258 Posts: 2,001
Last Post: A La Mode
258 2,001
He Who Shall Not Be Named
A La Mode
Post your latest neat idea here. How you fixed the woffle sprocket on the doofer! Or painted on a coat on invisible paint. We nee to know, you need to share.
Topics: 67 Posts: 556
67 556
Bob Gato
Fleet Boat Bow Planes
We welcome all your projects here, regardless of the model manufacturer. You can upload photographs to your own album and display them here.
Topics: 391 Posts: 17,260
391 17,260
Technical Support from your product suppliers
Topics: 206 Posts: 1,532
206 1,532
Just Keeps On Ticking
Discuss Sub-Drivers, WTCs, RCABS, Snort, Radios, Receivers, Power Supplies and accessories here.
Topics: 91 Posts: 907
91 907
Old 'sardine cans', pig boats, unwanted models, motors, stuff and general submarine stuff. Buy, sell and trade it here. No commercial advertising. And don't come bitching to us if your deal doesn't work out.
Topics: 193 Posts: 1,006
193 1,006
Here's an opportunity to post photos of those odd-ball submarines of yore, or try your skills at identifying your colleagues submissions.
Topics: 88 Posts: 1,774
Last Post: Fishing
88 1,774
by gantu
Information about past, current and upcoming events in the R/C submarine community.
Topics: 34 Posts: 220
34 220
Groton Fun-Run 2019: Photo's
We hold regular competitions for anyone to participate, be they newcomers to the hobby or seasoned veterans.
Topics: 88 Posts: 2,081
Last Post: Seaview
88 2,081
He Who Shall Not Be Named
Here's the place to post up information and photos of your entire fleet of boats for everyone to admire.
Topics: 17 Posts: 152
17 152
Our very popular torpedo system warrants it own forum. We'll try to keep all information for any model carrying a torpedo system on one thread here.
Topics: 26 Posts: 349
26 349
Torpedoe Size Information Help
by george
We've had a number of people interested in these vehicles, so it seems like a good idea to start special forum for it. Post away!
Topics: 5 Posts: 19
Last Post: A bit of advice
5 19
A bit of advice
by smurf
Some of us build stuff that submarine skippers should smack their lips at when seen through a periscope, so post your builds of these morsels for us to gloat over please.
Topics: 103 Posts: 1,291
103 1,291
Model Ships (9/58)
RACE BOATS (42/565)
Please put a link here to your favorite Youtube submarine video
Topics: 190 Posts: 660
190 660
Read David Merriman's Cabal Reports Here.
Topics: 65 Posts: 898
65 898
Put a face to the name, post up your info and let us know: "Who the hell are you, and why are you breathing my air?" (Standard question on US submarines to new recruits.)
Topics: 12 Posts: 100
12 100
Meet the Kraken Division
Post links to Internet sites containing plans, photos, and specifications. WIKIPEDIA.COM is an excellent reference point.
Topics: 25 Posts: 80
25 80

What's Going On


There are currently 51 users online. 1 members and 50 guests.

Most users ever online was 222 at 06:35 AM on 04-15-2017.

The Sub-drivers Forum Statistics


Topics: 3,679   Posts: 50,082   Members: 1,514   Active Members: 47
Welcome to our newest member, TrackAndFollow.

Latest Topics


  • Bob Gato
    A La Mode
    Bob Gato
    I realized that I can't answer this-I know my preference...what mode transmitter setup does the majority of model submariners use? (also posted in RGC)...
    10-21-2019, 04:52 PM
  • QuarterMaster
    USS SHARK SSN-591 RC Submarine: Interactive 360Fly Camera Test
    1:48 Scale SKIPJACK Class RC Submarine (DeBoer Hull)

    2019-10-13 1st VR Camera Test, 360FLY. Lake Ronkonkoma NY
    A "Kraken Division"/SCLI
    10-19-2019, 08:24 AM
  • QuarterMaster
    2019 winds down
    I'm happy to report that the folks here in the Northeast on Long Island are still active coming into the latter half of October. Even though the days...
    10-14-2019, 12:55 PM

Recent Blog Posts


There are no results that meet this criteria.