Disney Nautilus in 1/50th scale by Ray Mason

This model was one that I managed to find out of New Jersey with my newly acquired USOS Seaview model.

It has had the first steps taken to convert it to R/C operation by the previous owner and for all intents and purposes he did a good job. The hull is in perfect shape and shouldn't take much to get finished up. The mating of the deck lid to the hull will be a bit of a challenge, however it should be fairly straightforward.

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June 22, 2011

This model, unfortunately, has the hull split in the upper hull, which means that it will be visible during display if not during operation as an R/C boat. Once I address that hull split more thoroughly I don't think it will be an issue and it will certainly look better than what you see in the photos below.

The propeller has been installed already which means I don't really have the option of performing my traditional gimbaled propeller, however I still may venture down that path if I can manage it.

Until I get to working on it in earnest, enjoy these photos of this rare submarine!

June 25, 2013

This particular sub has found its way to a new home. Good luck to the new owner in getting it completed and in the water!