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jims Tyhpoon TK-208 build

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  • SubHuman
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    Standing by for updates!

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  • deepseadiver
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    work on it but no pictures yet

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  • deepseadiver
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    I may be getting one day a week to work on it finally .
    Last edited by deepseadiver; 07-06-2020, 03:11 AM.

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  • SubHuman
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    Looking forward to updates, Jim! The missiles sound great. If you have time, more info would be appreciated by all, I'm sure!

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  • deepseadiver
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    looks like during Christmas holidays i will have free time to work on my typhoon. The company I work for will be closed for one week so I plan to work on the sub 8 hours a day just like my job, I should get a lot of progress done. What's left to do is complete the conning tower, test the water tight container pressurize it and test it in in my neighbors pool, check for bubbles, fix all leaks . Then install the electrical components get everything working correctly. Then paint job which will have a lot of detail that's what makes the sub stand out, its always all about the detail. Once the submarine is complete I have a water pressurized rocket system I painstakingly worked on for 2 months with many trials, and failures, but finally succeeded made a water rocket witch gets filled with water, and pressurized air, using a small electric bike pump with 15 to 20 lbs to fill them then hand insert them into lunch tubes . A special release plug, using a metal, and rubber seal, which is activated by a servo, will lunch water missile, out of a fiberglass, tube I made. I can get it about 10 to 12 feet high no higher but it will look cool. I will need to cut out two missile hatches up on top, of submarine it's a good place to locate the lunching system . I will use a small servo, make it water proof, it will open and close the missile doors.That's my plans after I get the sub working perfect . All for now.
    Last edited by deepseadiver; 10-23-2019, 10:00 PM.

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  • reddevil
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    You better tan nobody else can see how things work for you and if the results of your experiences fulfill your expectatives. Opinions are like asxxs and bellies: Everybody has a couple of them so, keep going and sharing. I've learned a lot in this forum and are using that for my models. The results depend only on my skills.

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  • deepseadiver
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    well spoken words indeed. I see something I don't like yes going to ignore it . I'm a optimistic person I just cant let negative people push my buttons. I will be posting soon thanks for the vote of confidence you have in me much appreciated

    Jim
    Last edited by deepseadiver; 10-23-2019, 09:03 PM.

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  • SubHuman
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    Jim,


    You'll often find what you look for. I, for one, am anxious to see more progress on this build and to see the boat in the water.

    We've beaten this horse to death already. Post away, and if you come across something you don't like, ignore it and move on. The internet is full of people with opinions. You won't get away from that unless you hole up and stop reaching out. Rest assured, there are people interested in your work and willing to help. Decide for yourself if the chaff is worth it to you or not.


    Bob

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  • deepseadiver
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    Wanted to take a look here at drydocks see if anything is happening. checking up on comments . I don't see any waves depth charges torpedo's maybe I will continue the build its all about respect for each other nothing good to say then im sure you know what i will say. .
    Last edited by deepseadiver; 09-05-2019, 08:52 PM.

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  • The Boattrainman
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    Compressed O ring again, same principle, different way to the same result, the only reliable long term solution in my view. Ditch Engel's hose solution.........!



    Rob

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  • deepseadiver
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    Bob just plumping parts you get from home depot ? I can see the rubber oring will last longer then the tubing as you mentioned I have those parts in my garage just sitting. I should put them to work. Question long does the clear tubing usually last in your opinion

    Jim
    Last edited by deepseadiver; 05-15-2019, 03:51 PM.

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  • SubHuman
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    Brass plumbing compression fittings. Scrap the brass insert, add two o-rings and you're done...
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  • deepseadiver
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    Originally posted by The Boattrainman View Post
    Jim,

    I've built three subs using the Engel Piston tanks, two detailed on this site.

    On both occasions I used simple small nitrile O rings and shaft collars to form a seal on both ends of the prop shaft. Here is the outer hull end of a 4mm prop shaft..........










    The Boattrainman
    Im impressed o ring just tight enough to keep the water out but not to strained the motor this gives me great ideas for future builds just brilliant I say

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    Jim
    Last edited by deepseadiver; 05-16-2019, 02:26 AM.

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  • deepseadiver
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    Originally posted by trout View Post
    Here is what the Akula Instructions say:





    And here are the internal plans:

    D M & T C attacked me on this forum made things miserable for me & others made me quit the sub club no forgiveness and do not except apologies just attack
    Last edited by deepseadiver; 07-07-2019, 01:08 AM.

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  • deepseadiver
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    Hi Bob,

    So if im correct I would use 1/8 " shafts on this set up you have does it still use the existing motor, drive and the stuff down below the water tight housing. If you can show picture, post it here of the system. I will be able to it understand even better

    thanks bob very interested
    best to you
    Jim
    Last edited by deepseadiver; 05-16-2019, 12:15 PM.

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