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  • He Who Shall Not Be Named
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    Originally posted by trout View Post
    Oh my goodness I started laughing in a waiting room. I probably looked like a crazy person. I showed Tina your message and she laughed.
    LOL. Sorry, Tina, that your were subjected to this nasty, thoughtless, antagonistic, trolling perpetrated by your kit-assembling, robot-loving husband.

    David

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  • trout
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    Oh my goodness I started laughing in a waiting room. I probably looked like a crazy person. I showed Tina your message and she laughed.

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  • He Who Shall Not Be Named
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    F you, Tom!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    David

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  • bwi 971
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    Originally posted by HardRock View Post
    Outstanding! How did you make the louvers? AND, did you cut the holes ans slots or cast them - I can't tell.
    Everything was done by the machine this time Scott....I only assembled the parts, made them fit.

    The sail will be cast with the holes......louvers will be after fitted.....hatches and doors you must do yourself.

    My idea behind it is that you can chose if you want certain pieces in open or in closed position......radar, periscopes,.....

    Grtz,
    Bart

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  • bwi 971
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    Originally posted by trout View Post
    3D printing,Skill!
    Oh boy....that will have the dragon unleashed for sure

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  • trout
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    3D printing,Skill!

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  • HardRock
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    Outstanding! How did you make the louvers? AND, did you cut the holes ans slots or cast them - I can't tell.

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  • bwi 971
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    Concentrating on the sail now. Test-fitting the SOKS and making the louvres fit.

    Grtz,
    Bart

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  • bwi 971
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    When I say high detail, I actually mean HIGH DETAIL.
    One of the SOKS censors (yes I went over the top, yes I’m crazy)
    Pictures were taken with the macro setting of the camera, dimensions are in mm.

    All credits to "the machine"

    Grtz,
    Bart

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  • He Who Shall Not Be Named
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    Ha!

    My work here is done.

    David

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  • bwi 971
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    Originally posted by HardRock View Post
    Easy for him: difficult for us. Look out Bart. I sense a challenge coming on.
    I know.....I hate him......he is always doing it......Think I will do it in the end......I’m chewing on something.

    grtz,
    Bart

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  • HardRock
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    Easy for him: difficult for us. Look out Bart. I sense a challenge coming on.

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  • He Who Shall Not Be Named
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    Originally posted by bwi 971 View Post
    Thks David.......I need A LOT more experience before I have a go at this........you have to know exactly what you are doing regarding the thickness of the gelcoat, resin, and laminates that will be applied on the other non-lip part of the hull. Then and only then you can you can determine the offset of the thin indexing board.

    I should have known there is no hocus-pocus way to do this………just practice.

    (and there he goes, back to his basement, humbly shaking his head, mumbling “when I grow up…….” )

    Gtrz, Bart
    Horse-****! It's easy: indent the lip 3/32" to the hull master (the ideal wall thickness of r/c submarine hulls) and when you eventually lay up your other hull half in its tool you either grind the inside to a wall thickness of 3/32" or lay up the required strips of glass to achieve the desired wall thickness. With practice you quickly determine the weight and number of laminates to achieve that wall thickness.

    No sweat, Bart.

    Man! That VICTOR-3 is shaping up, pal.

    David

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  • bwi 971
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    Thks David.......I need A LOT more experience before I have a go at this........you have to know exactly what you are doing regarding the thickness of the gelcoat, resin, and laminates that will be applied on the other non-lip part of the hull. Then and only then you can you can determine the offset of the thin indexing board.

    I should have known there is no hocus-pocus way to do this………just practice.

    (and there he goes, back to his basement, humbly shaking his head, mumbling “when I grow up…….” )

    Gtrz, Bart

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  • He Who Shall Not Be Named
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    The indexing lip is homogeneous with the rest of the rubber glove-mold used to give form to the hull half. The hull half master with the lip is formed from three-pieces: The hull half master itself, then attached to it the thin indexing board, and to that the stand-off board. The work goes down on a mold-board and the rubber glove-mold built up over the three-element master, followed by the hard-shell mother-mold.

    Normal GRP layup is done in the assembled mother-mold and glove-mold tool. And that's it.





    A heavily filled gel-coat is applied to the tool where the lip will be formed -- this to radius the right-angle faces between hull edge and face of the indexing lip. Once the sharp edges have been radiused smooth I proceed with a normal gel-coat followed by laminates of glass in the normal manner.










    David


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