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USS North Carolina RC model



I am building a 23' RC Model of the USS North Carolina Battleship, BB55. It will feature moving blank firing main guns, propane gas secondary turrets, moving AA guns, as well as be fully RC, controlled via a laptop and Arduino controllers. So far, I have spent 2 years designing the hull and internal systems, and have just begun the process of actually assembling parts. I have had the hull parts cut on a CNC machine, and will begin assembly soon. You can follow my progress on Twitter @ussbb55 and on Reddit at /r/ussbb55project

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  • Wow! What an undertaking! We hope you'll post the finished product when it's all done!
    By RYOBI Nation, on December 29, 2016

  • I will be sure to :D Any chance Ryobi would be interested in sponsoring me with some tools? I would be happy to prominently feature them in build videos. Love the quality of your tools, have never had a problem with any Ryobi tool.
    By ussbb55project, on January 5, 2017

  • are you done with this project yet? i would like to see
    By willthechill1, on October 6, 2017

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USS North Carolina RC model

by ussbb55project
Dec 29, 2016

I am building a 23' RC Model of the USS North Carolina Battleship, BB55. It will feature moving blank firing main guns, propane gas secondary turrets, moving AA guns, as well as be fully RC, controlled via a laptop and Arduino controllers. So far, I have spent 2 years designing the hull and internal systems, and have just begun the process of actually assembling parts. I have had the hull parts cut on a CNC machine, and will begin assembly soon. You can follow my progress on Twitter @ussbb55 and on Reddit at /r/ussbb55project