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Offline Brass_Machine

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New project??
« on: January 30, 2009, 08:27:09 PM »
So I was watching Treasure Quest on discovery. I have an interest in the underwater stuff. Been that way for a long time... got certified as a diver when I was 15. Anyway, they use a ROV (remote operated Vehicle) for some of their exploration of the deep.

Do you see where this going?

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So I started thinking and researching. There are quite a few modders making these out in the world. Check this ONE out.

I think I see a new project coming up.

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Offline rleete

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Re: New project??
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2009, 08:43:58 PM »
Too small.  Think bigger!  Like, a full size mini sub.  You can take pics through the porthole.   :D

So many people out there making such cool stuff.  I remember seeing a website where the guy was making a scale WWII german sub.  Welded steel, the thing was supposed to be nearly as capable as the real thing - minus the torpedos, of course.

I've also seen sites of mini subs where you wear full scuba gear, but sit in a little bubble.


Anyway, be sure to post pics if you ever do make something!
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Re: New project??
« Reply #2 on: January 30, 2009, 09:39:10 PM »
I have seen that sub before. It is actually huge for DIY. I do have an interest in building something along those lines. If you see some of my pasts posts I have talked about doing an underwater scooter type of thing.

Eric


The link for the sub you were talking about is down. When it comes back up, I will post the link.

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Re: New project??
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2009, 05:59:57 PM »
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So many people out there making such cool stuff.  I remember seeing a website where the guy was making a scale WWII german sub.  Welded steel, the thing was supposed to be nearly as capable as the real thing - minus the torpedos, of course.
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This GUY and as awesome as his is, There are bigger projects out there.
« Last Edit: February 01, 2009, 09:18:35 PM by Brass_Machine »
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Re: New project??
« Reply #4 on: February 01, 2009, 08:49:44 PM »
I'd be willing to bet that the Alphabet Soup would be keeping a close eye on you.  :lol:

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Re: New project??
« Reply #5 on: February 03, 2009, 07:51:37 AM »
On occasion I amuse myself with imagineerings of propeller driven toys... It is very, very satisfying to have all the tools and skills to build anything that can be imagined - anything that can be completed in the time available and within a reasonable budget... I do my best to encourage folks to invest in tools and get into the machineshop/fabrication hobby.. I dont believe there is anything that quite compares......
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I too would like to see somebody build a remotely operated vehicle..
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