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Scratch build-Navy Seal Mark V S.O.C.

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  • #16
    Thanks Tom-I strived to keep the weight down by using .005" aluminum for the seat frames (this boat is already at max gross-13lbs) ...all 21 seats come in at 57 grams

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    • #17
      It looks robust and I would never have thought 57grams!
      my jaw keeps dropping to the floor!
      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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      • #18
        I have been talking to a Seal who served on the sister boat to the one I modeled(SOC963) he was on SOC964 and he sent me a picture from one of his missions... "There are subs and there are targets", and then there's this...Click image for larger version  Name:	SOC_MkV_SDV.jpg Views:	0 Size:	62.9 KB ID:	140821

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        • #19
          Originally posted by Bob Gato View Post
          I have been talking to a Seal who served on the sister boat to the one I modeled(SOC963) he was on SOC964 and he sent me a picture from one of his missions... "There are subs and there are targets", and then there's this...Click image for larger version Name:	SOC_MkV_SDV.jpg Views:	0 Size:	62.9 KB ID:	140821


          That is so cool! I love the delivery sub on the back.
          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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          • #20
            Yes an MK8 mod 1, he was telling me that they would winch it off the boat ramp for a mission ( I believe that this was one of his private mission photos-note no flag) and then they would winch it back up to go home ..cool as Hell! I am also pretty sure that this was the boat that I modeled MKVSOC963, since he was on 964 and the two boats ran together( a package). These guys do it all!!

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