FmC's 2017 DIY Handmade Build; U-Boat!

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FmC's 2017 DIY Handmade Build; U-Boat!

 

 Well, some of you will remember Jack from my last comp build.

 

....Some of you might want to forget Jack.... I know I did.

 

Nevertheless, he's back on this year's build.

After being thrown out (literally) last time;

 

...he ended up working at the Docks, back in the Fatherland.

He's brought back what he claims are some original design plans for an Unterseeboot, or U-Boat as we know it.

...And we're going to have a crack at building a scaled down interpretation of it. Out of brass. And copper.  ....joy yell

 

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I think I'll edit this post when there's updates to the build, or when there's something that may need discussion, & link to it.

 

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Edited by: FmC on 08/20/2017 - 04:45
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Planning

 

 I'll be the first to say that the plans are rather sketchy. Jack's brought back a few brass sheets, some copper tubing, & a bunch of assorted shells, along with some electronics. We sat down & mocked up a design, then cut out a few "panels" out of paper, to help get my head around how I would eventually have to work with the brass sheet.

 Later in the game, Jack is going to have to pilot the vessel, but we were ultimately restricted in size, due to the dimensions of the brass sheet. Hopefully this should not be a problem...

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HaHa! LOVE the Teaser video! PartyThumbs Up

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FmC wrote:
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Remember “Is Don, is deadly” Ughh

Cheers David

Nothing to see here folks, move along...

 

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pommie wrote:
FmC wrote:
is Don, is Good…

Remember “Is Don, is deadly” Ughh

Cheers David

Fortunately, I wasn’t into smallgoods at that point in time!

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Can it shoot down a North Korean Missile?

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hIKARInoob wrote:
FmC wrote:
Mein Leben!

Wolfenstein, hehe. Big Smile

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Nice start. Smile

My current and or voltage measurements are only relevent to anything that I measure.

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MRsDNF wrote:
Nice start. Smile

Who says I’ve actually started!!??

Long weekend here, & I’ve barely done anything aside from loose sleep…. Facepalm

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The video I was referring to. Its more than I have at the moment. Smile
You can catch up on the sleep when you go back to work.

My current and or voltage measurements are only relevent to anything that I measure.

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djozz said "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

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