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  • Originally posted by SubHuman View Post
    Great work, Rob!

    2" might be a tad on the high side. I'd shoot for something more like 1/2". You just need a whiff of positive buoyancy. Too much, and the boat will be fighting to stay under and be tricky to control when submerged.

    Bob
    Thanks Bob!

    Today I finished up the interior and exterior finish work!

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    I finished out the interior of the hull with Red Oxide primer.

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    I used two 1/2" Velcro straps for the WTC hold downs.

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    I chose my standard rattle can finish on the exterior of the boat with a flat acrylic clear coat. As usual I will not be doing any of the detailed weathering on this boat, I how ever have some addition work to do on the not to scale sale array, but at this point I can consider this project complete. Thanks to all for your input and help!

    I do have one more 3D printed submarine to complete and that is the German Type XXl U-2540. This is a model only and I do have a build blog started on it.

    Rob
    "Firemen can stand the heat"

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      Make it simple, make strong, make it work!

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      • Good job Rob. Another one to add to the wall.

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        • Originally posted by RCJetDude View Post
          Good job Rob. Another one to add to the wall.
          Thank you Steve and Romel!

          I appreciate the thumbs up!

          Rob
          "Firemen can stand the heat"

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          • Good job, Rob.
            Of the 40,000 men who served on German submarines, 30,000 never returned.”

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            • Buy a decent digital camera and shoot some videos.
              Want to see how she moves.
              Make it simple, make strong, make it work!

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