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Neptune submarine light system and new improved conning tower

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  • deepseadiver
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    it’s that time my son is all used up on playing with his Neptune submarine keep in mind he is handicapped his patience can run out sometimes he sure could control it beautifully better then i could. The sub works great but knows he wants to sell it and wants to get a speed boat instead so it’s up for sale as you can see from past photos. I place $300 of a light system and strobe system on it.
    Each light system is remote controlled individually. I also made that conning tower which i think looks better then the original one. Between the time it took to make the tower the coast of the lights and the submarine im selling for $ 450 or best offer. I have $800 invested in it.

    Jim
    Last edited by deepseadiver; 04-20-2012, 05:29 PM.

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  • wolle991
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    Click image for larger version

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    It is build with a electronic Switch called BTS55 and a bit electronic.
    Last edited by wolle991; 01-30-2012, 01:42 PM.

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  • wolle991
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    Hi trout,
    are you asking for the mag. Switch ?
    One Clip is Missing , here are a Link to all of them in our German Forum.
    http://www.rcboot.de/forum/viewtopic.php?p=28675#28675
    Jim your conning tower looks good ,I think I will build the same.
    For none German speaking people look here
    http://www.rcboot.de/forum/viewtopic...ght=translator
    I hope I do nothing wrong by posting the Links

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  • trout
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    Looks great! How did you do it?

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  • deepseadiver
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    looks nice i like the magnet on and off switch good idea
    the silver tubes with lights are cool
    Jim

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  • wolle991
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    Hello Forum Members
    Here are my modifications made in Germany


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=713S-..._order&list=UL

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8iuJ5..._order&list=UL

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9YCvz..._order&list=UL

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=713S-...der&playnext=1


    Waiting of your replay do you like it ?
    The cave will be build in the next month also the <<<<<<<<lights

    Wolfgang

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  • deepseadiver
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    here is a video of the search lights strobe and navigation lights in action at night bare with me i was trying to steer the sub and video tape all at once. It was not fun just wanted to give a idea of how they look

    my next video will be a underwater video of it running which i am getting a camera man to record for me.

    JIm



    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iSTlrYyFmM4

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  • H2Ohaze
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    I already reply in your "CCD Camera thread " that Thunder Tiger part # PJ 6181 is the hardware kit that goes into the top port. It works well and is watertight whether cable is connected to outside or not, thank to a screw on cap in the kit which seals off the connector on outside when cable not attached.

    Then the 50 foot cable to shore is # AT0320

    The camera itself is # AQ1285

    Polyphemus receiver screen #1701


    All available at Tower Hobbies. Just punch in the part numbers in the search field, no prob. Get some PJ 6140 arms, they need replacing now and then.

    You can't transmit wirelessly through water on the allowed frequencies, it won't penetrate. Some people rig up buoys floating on the surface at the end of 3-10 foot cable to the sub.

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  • deepseadiver
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    no problem David,

    I will do some research

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  • He Who Shall Not Be Named
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    I've never touched one of those things. Can't help you.

    David

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  • deepseadiver
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    ok thanks anyways subculture


    David M. and Mike C you should know what i need to buy and how does the camera fit in the hole i have mentioned about how does it seal itself. Is there some kind of camera system lug set you buy to fasten and make the cable water tight .

    Jim :)

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  • Subculture
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    I can't give any advice regarding camera installation in a neptune- I don't have that boat or the camera system you are trying to fit into it.

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  • deepseadiver
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    Hi Subculture
    these are great ideas you mentioned do you know how the viewing cable attaches to the front end of the Neptune after you take off the front silver cap were the camera is located and a cable comes from that area to your viewing screen of choice. I need someone to explain to me how the cable attaches and makes a water tight seal. Some suggestion or instructions would be nice to have

    cheers
    Jim
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    Last edited by deepseadiver; 01-14-2012, 09:32 PM.

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  • Subculture
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    A lot of underwater videos are akin to watching paint dry- a camera fixed somewhere on the boat, and a great expanse of bugger all in front, aside from the occasional inquisitive fish.

    It gets a lot more interesting if you can get a couple of other boats in the water, and track one another around the lake/pool/pond, the other thing that works is to put the camera in a pod/cylinder of its own, and tow it behind the boat.

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  • deepseadiver
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    Hi David,

    this sounds great do you guys at Caswell sell the cable i need for the original camera cable connection you were talking about that the Neptune has up front, its a big fat round screw off cap.

    I am just curious how the cable attaches to it while making a water tight seal, it's just a big hole once you open it up ? The cable is about 15 feet long if i correct. This way i can purchase the virtual goggles, and the cable which i think you do sell can you help me out on this one also .

    best Regards
    Jim A
    Last edited by deepseadiver; 01-14-2012, 02:01 AM.

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