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Old 08-13-2004, 09:24 PM
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tonight I found something that blew my mind...and my wife said..you want that toy?(the words" hell yes" came out) 10bucks!

What toy ma'?(I turn my head long enough for her to ask what color did I want)

it's 55mm long..runs for 4 minutes and it has lights!!!!

here are two pictures of it sitting on the back of my converted over Seawolf (ex-Chicago)
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Old 08-13-2004, 09:28 PM
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you found this at walmart? what frequency?
Old 08-13-2004, 09:29 PM
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27MHz and it also could get one in 49MHz!
Old 08-13-2004, 10:27 PM
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Well I was going to put off Walmart till tomorrow,,,,,, BUT I guess I am going tonight... I really want to find a Radio Shack Submarine. I am almost done with my PVC sub got the hull all done now got to paint it. Will send pics ASAP. I have now three Megatechs three Wally subs and now I want a Graupner shark,, and a Radio shack sub. Oh I forgot my Titanic Redhorse that was sold as a Megatech on Ebay, sank the first four minutes into her maiden voyage!!!!! but I may use it if I ever build a model research ship as a static model. PS I love that seawolf paintjob. These wally subs are really cool. Tom
Old 08-14-2004, 08:04 AM
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Well I was going to put off Walmart till tomorrow,,,,,, BUT I guess I am going tonight... I really want to find a Radio Shack Submarine. I am almost done with my PVC sub got the hull all done now got to paint it. Will send pics ASAP. I have now three Megatechs three Wally subs and now I want a Graupner shark,, and a Radio shack sub. Oh I forgot my Titanic Redhorse that was sold as a Megatech on Ebay, sank the first four minutes into her maiden voyage!!!!! but I may use it if I ever build a model research ship as a static model. PS I love that seawolf paintjob. These wally subs are really cool. Tom
Ckeckout the ebay auctions, they have 3 RS "Mako "subs being sold by three different vendors, the prices range from an opening bid of $1 to $12.

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Old 08-14-2004, 09:56 AM
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I'm not sure if he really wants one of those, they are know for being leakers!

I went through 3 of those beast before I could find out why they would just quit working.

the Answer was the front seal needs more greese..so when you buy it..more greese man!

Also they tend to be rearend heavy so you need to add weight to the front of the boat.

Outside of that a good diver and can turn very quickly..


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Old 08-14-2004, 07:00 PM
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I put in a bid we'll see. I would really like to have it.. I will reseal it thanks for that tidbit!!!! I really want one and tweeking these things is fun... Thanks for the link Tom.
Old 08-15-2004, 12:27 PM
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Anyone know how long 55mm is? Thanks in advance...................[8D]
Old 08-15-2004, 01:52 PM
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yeah metric,,,,,,,,,, anyways something like 3 inches i think
Old 08-15-2004, 02:19 PM
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55mm is equal to about 2.3 inches

25mm=1 inch
50mm=2 inches

so trust me, it's tiny.

2 3/8 inches is the size..



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Old 08-15-2004, 04:48 PM
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how does it perform?? I coudn't find one at Wall Mart.. Where did you find it??? I sawa tiny boat.. yellow but that was it..... Thanks Tom...
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very very quick, dives very east, can turn cartwheels! :-)

you need to find a Supercenter Walmart...
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Hello I got back form walmart.. it is a super center they have some neat little cars that are RC . will get me one of them too. but i didn't see any subs except for the Dallas but is that where they would be?? Kinda embarrased to ask the guy working there you know,,,,,, I really like the way it looks, what color are the lights? thanks Tom.
Old 08-16-2004, 05:41 AM
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I found mine next to the Dallas subs, located in the RC row of toys :-)
Old 08-22-2004, 01:07 PM
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Hey lol I got this tiny sub at walmart and it ranges farther than my walmart dallas sub! Actually we have two so me and my son can run them together. It went all the way to the bottom of the four foot pool with no problem, my dallas sub starts to loose signal at the bottom but im doing some mods to it. Amazing how this small sub does as well or better because it is tiny, it has lights too so we will try them tonight.
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ORIGINAL: Turbobearcat

tonight I found something that blew my mind...and my wife said..you want that toy?(the words" hell yes" came out) 10bucks!

What toy ma'?(I turn my head long enough for her to ask what color did I want)

it's 55mm long..runs for 4 minutes and it has lights!!!!

here are two pictures of it sitting on the back of my converted over Seawolf (ex-Chicago)


I've been trying to locate this particular mini-sub for months.
Any ideas aside from Wal-mart where I could get myself one of these?

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Old 05-12-2005, 01:00 AM
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Default RE: New Micro sub from Walmart

That is the 1 1/2 incher I was talking about. It turns out to be 2 inches. I don't own one so it was a best guess on the length.

I didn't know it performs well. Maybe I'll get one too but I'm not in a hurry. They are abundant back here and if my memory is correct, costs about 14 Dollars converted.

Old 05-13-2005, 08:15 PM
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I got two of 'em for my girlfriend's boy and myself to chase the goldfish with - well worth the $7 price tag - lol!
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I got two of 'em for my girlfriend's boy and myself to chase the goldfish with - well worth the $7 price tag - lol!

Darn! Most things here are overpriced.[:'(]
Old 05-14-2005, 05:51 AM
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Default RE: New Micro sub from Walmart

This may sound dumb, but does anyone have any video of one of these in action...? We've been concidering getting a fairly big fish tank for the kids. How do these subs operate...? Are they like the old baking soda set-up...? I'm completely new to this part of R/C... hehehe...

How big of a fish tank would you really need...? I'm really curious to see if the kids would continue to play with it, or would it be a worn out item (in the eyes of the kids) in a week...?

Thanks guys for your time...
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Old 05-14-2005, 07:39 AM
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I don't remember if I've seen any video here regarding this sub.

But I've seen a vidcap of its larger cousin somewhere.



And its official. I checked WalMArt back here and it sucks. Its nothing but a supermarket. Not even a single RC!!!
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ORIGINAL: Couch-pilot

I got two of 'em for my girlfriend's boy and myself to chase the goldfish with - well worth the $7 price tag - lol!

Darn! Most things here are overpriced.[:'(]
Kermit,

When Couch-pilot said that the mini-subs are $7.00... I think it's in Cdn$. So that puts them at $ 5.00 USD.

The law of "Supply & Demand" in retail over there goes something like this: They Supply the demand, and they demand the price that they want for the supply!

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Old 05-14-2005, 10:22 PM
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When Couch-pilot said that the mini-subs are $7.00... I think it's in Cdn$. So that puts them at $ 5.00 USD.
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is anyone still looking for a vid for the micro sub?
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is anyone still looking for a vid for the micro sub?
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