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Triton Model 2

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Triton model, showing the unique hull form of this vessel. The knife like bow and sonar dome become apparent in this photograph. Deck detail can also be seen.
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These pictures show the internal workings of the model. The water tight cylinder that you see contains 2 -12 volt motors with 6 to 1 reduction boxes, a speed control unit, voltage regulator,automatic pitch control unit and fail safe device. Also included are 4 servo's to operate the dive planes, rudder and ballast system. Close up detail of the water tight cylinder and ballast tank arrangement.
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Details showing rudder and rear plane linkages. Battery compartment with foam buoyancy and gas tank for emptying the ballast. Ballast tank, gas cylinder, battery and foam.

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