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Old 06-11-2015, 12:26 AM   #1
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Default Home Built Submarine Simulator for SH4



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Length: 6 ft
Width: 4 ft
Height: 8 ft

-Constructed from 4 x 8 ft sheets of grey 4 mm Coroplast

-Top Section: Skydome with 30 inch TV, 3 speakers, 2 dimmable 70 watt light bulbs

-Bottom Section: Conning tower/ Control room with 2 speakers, one blue/red lamp, one standard lamp and one desk light.

-Open bridge hatch and Submarine hatch.

-Movable Periscope





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Old 06-11-2015, 04:09 AM   #2
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Does the wife throw buckets of water down the hatch when you have to emergency dive?
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Old 06-11-2015, 05:26 AM   #3
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wow so i take it the lights dim etc when under attack. must be anyoing when the wife steps into it with a brew for ya , especally if ur submerged
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Old 06-11-2015, 05:32 AM   #4
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Words can't express how jelly I am atm.
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Old 06-11-2015, 05:13 PM   #5
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Does the wife throw buckets of water down the hatch when you have to emergency dive?
Not yet, but I like that idea!
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Old 06-11-2015, 05:23 PM   #6
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wow so i take it the lights dim etc when under attack. must be anyoing when the wife steps into it with a brew for ya , especally if ur submerged
The dimmers are to set the light to mission time night, dusk, noon etc. Haven't gotten a beer yet, but did make a small port so the cats could get in! I saw that one coming.
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Old 06-11-2015, 05:27 PM   #7
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Old 06-11-2015, 06:01 PM   #8
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I love it!
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Old 06-11-2015, 06:33 PM   #9
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tmccarthy go to the head of the class. This is hard core sub simming.

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Old 06-11-2015, 10:14 PM   #10
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Impressive.................


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Old 06-12-2015, 01:19 AM   #11
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Very sweet!
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Old 06-12-2015, 05:01 AM   #12
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You Sir, are now officially my new hero
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Old 06-12-2015, 05:20 AM   #13
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Old 06-12-2015, 05:24 AM   #14
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Old 06-12-2015, 05:31 AM   #15
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Holy moly! Thats a sweet setup right there!

Could you explain how the periscope works? Also, would love to see a "video tour" at some point!
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