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Ken_NJ
Ken_NJ
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"Trust your crazy ideas"
Last Activity: Yesterday, 01:22 PM
Joined: 09-13-2014
Location: Lakewood, NJ
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  • Ken_NJ
    replied to today's work
    Here I'm issuing the typical Diver-hand-signal, 'first dive of the day'.



    Couldn't have an event without a typical David hand...
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  • Ken_NJ
    replied to Failsafe help
    Working on making a new restrictor tube instead of screwing up a micro size drill bit. Not sure how I am going to get a tiny passage thru it yet....
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    Last edited by Ken_NJ; 06-28-2022, 04:50 PM.

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  • Ken_NJ
    replied to Failsafe help
    Soldered that elbow. Taking the tube off of the elbow, the grommet went flying. Took a few minutes to figure the elbow was a really tight fit over the...
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  • Ken_NJ
    replied to Failsafe help
    Will try that double fill Tom, thanks.

    David, I removed the bottle and valve from the first one. I suspect the joint at the yellow arrow...
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  • Ken_NJ
    replied to Failsafe help
    Back to my original problem. I never got this working on the Marlin. Here's a video about it. I can fill the reservoirs in the two subjects I have, but...
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  • Ken_NJ
    replied to Moebius Skipjack
    Thank you Steve and Tom. Your comments are most appreciative! We all have our level of skill and detailness we will go to. Steve, your large scale subs...
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  • Ken_NJ
    replied to Moebius Skipjack
    Finally for today, inside of my sail.









    Today's post starts at #307 so you should scroll...
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    Last edited by Ken_NJ; 06-13-2022, 06:54 PM.

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  • Ken_NJ
    replied to Moebius Skipjack
    For the blinking submarine beacon I think I previously posted how I encase two micro LED's in epoxy. This beacon manually telescopes from the sail. To...
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    Last edited by Ken_NJ; 06-13-2022, 07:05 PM.

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  • Ken_NJ
    replied to Moebius Skipjack
    I wanted a third magnet at the aft end to hold the sail top on securely. My first attempt I tried to glue both magnets simultaneously. Well they came...
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    Last edited by Ken_NJ; 06-14-2022, 08:18 AM.

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  • Ken_NJ
    replied to Moebius Skipjack
    Now for the lower gear. I made another set of bearings\spacers. These do two things. They cut down on friction between plastic and brass, although the...
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    Last edited by Ken_NJ; 06-13-2022, 02:22 PM.

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  • Ken_NJ
    replied to Moebius Skipjack
    Also prior to Groton, the fairwaters had enough friction that the magnet from the servo would not hold on or move the planes, kept becoming separated....
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    Last edited by Ken_NJ; 06-13-2022, 07:00 PM.

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  • Ken_NJ
    replied to Moebius Skipjack
    Prior to going to Groton I lost one of my fairwater planes. David did not have any spares and Bob is not at that point of making resin parts. I took the...
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  • Ken_NJ
    replied to today's work
    David, at Groton we spoke about what type of Alumiite you use for moldmaking. Seems appropriate here to ask what that is. It's probably mentioned somewhere...
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    Last edited by Ken_NJ; 06-08-2022, 04:29 AM.

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