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Old 10-25-07, 09:41 AM
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Originally Posted by jgedwa View Post
Spindles come in different overall lengths, but unfortunately the distance between the two bearing races is always the same distance. (Is this true? Anyone? Strange variants out there?
73mm bb shells, very common on mtb's. Also, there's outboard bearings, which have been resurrected in recent years, which put the bearings outside the shell. I don't know how it would make much difference for the OP's purposes, though. But I am kind of curious as to the water inside the hull of the submarine. I take it this water that's going to come in is the ballast that will allow the submarine to dive, but it seems surprising that there wouldn't be a separate ballast tank or compartment for that. Put it this way: I'm not sure I'd want to take a ride in this particular submarine.

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