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Implosions are rumored to hold some interest, or Depth test II Debriefing Stage

I finally have some footage to show. :)

The Video is filmed at 90 frames per second, but played at 24 frames per second. so Slo-mo.

Skip ahead to 14:49 10 sec before the 2.6 endcap fails. The estimated depth is 147m! Nice!

The Next point skip to is 19:52. At 180m, the 1/2" endcap made from 2 x 1/4" disks fails 10 seconds from that point.(at 20:02) If you watch closely you will see the face seal being forced out just before the implosion.

More info on Openexplorer.com

https://openexplorer.com/expedition/depthtestii/#post-3370500

Posted by Darcy Paulin on July 28, 2014 at 2:00pm

Tether Reel Belt


Patrick shows off his tether reel belt clip he designed. Making it easier for the ROV to be operated by a single person. 

His designs can be found here: http://openrov.com/forum/topics/a-reel-way-to-manage-your-tether

Posted by David Lang on July 28, 2014 at 12:43pm — 2 Comments

What I'm up to...

Posted by Carsten Klarborg Larsen on July 27, 2014 at 2:37am

 
 
 

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