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    Admiral
    • Jul 2011
    • 3547

    Ran the Walrus

    I went to the Big Bend of the Colorado, brought a sub with me. The area I am running at has a bay
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    I was setup by the canopy at the north end by the stairs.
    Here is a little video of the run - probably ran about 2 hours before coming in. Sam swam around taking video and I took video and photos from some more static positions.
    This is a morning of running my Walrus Class Radio Control Submarine in the Colorado River at Big Bend Recreation area. It uses a Piston Ballast system for b...

    If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.
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    Admiral
    • Jul 2011
    • 3547

    #2
    New video of my Walrus
    If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.

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    • SubDude
      Captain
      • Dec 2019
      • 803

      #3
      Very nice running boat.

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      • trout
        Admiral
        • Jul 2011
        • 3547

        #4
        Worked on some updates and more details......This sub is big enough that added details in the bridge makes sense. These were 3D printed and cured after installing. It is a best guess and something close to go in there.
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        The hardest part is reference material.......
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        If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.

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        • RCSubGuy
          Welcome to my underwater realm!
          • Aug 2009
          • 1777

          #5
          I wish I had a venue like that anywhere remotely close to me....

          THIS is what I have to work with right now: Click image for larger version

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          • He Who Shall Not Be Named
            Moderator
            • Aug 2008
            • 12301

            #6
            Originally posted by RCSubGuy
            I wish I had a venue like that anywhere remotely close to me....

            THIS is what I have to work with right now: Click image for larger version

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            The problem with operating at a sewage treatment plant is you have to dodge the skimmer as it makes its rounds, Bob.
            Who is John Galt?

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            • trout
              Admiral
              • Jul 2011
              • 3547

              #7
              Went to the Colorado River a couple of weekends ago, this is Will Oudmayer’s Walrus running. Click image for larger version

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              If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.

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              • gantu
                Commander
                • Apr 2009
                • 360

                #8
                Here some pictures.
                Attached Files
                Regards Gantu

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                • trout
                  Admiral
                  • Jul 2011
                  • 3547

                  #9
                  Thank you Gantu!
                  If you can cut, drill, saw, hit things and swear a lot, you're well on the way to building a working model sub.

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