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I know another submarine? Scratch built Verne Nautilus

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  • I know another submarine? Scratch built Verne Nautilus

    I built this many moons ago. I was bored and always like the early concept Nautilus images. So with a bit of styrene and a piece of PVC pipe I built this boat. The bow and stern were all styrene. Styrene bulkheads, longerons and sheeted with styrene. Aluminium tape for rivets ans a brass railing. It was lighted too.

    I dug it out yesterday. It was covered in dust and missing the bow planes but other than that in one piece. I plan to restore it back to it's former glory. She was a lot of fun to drive.


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    Great Steve! I have another secret project that I dug out of the archives. It's great to see this revival in us.

    Darrin

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      Great to see everyone doing restoration work!

      I am just about to wrap up my work on an old Albacore kit!

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      I am going to re-use as much of the old electronics, The old WTC was warped and cracked so I am building a new WTC compartment to house these components. It's great to see you guys restoring the old!

      Rob

      "Firemen can stand the heat"

      Steve! That scratch built Nautilus looks great!!

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        Yep I'm building an RCABS cylinder for it that I can use in the 23 too. Yes it is good to be back to all this. I have a bunch of old pumps, a bunch of motors, some geared, escs, and more. Fun, fun. Just got the Acrylic tubing and more servos and a prop for the 23 from Bob yesterday.

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