SNORT vs. SAS

RC submarines use a wide variety of ballast systems to submerge. This can range from simple gas systems to fully computer-controlled piston tanks. Years ago, David Merriman brought to mainstream production a version of the watertight cylinder that used a valve to vent air and an air pump to blow ballast. This system he dubbed "SNORT". Over the years, his design evolved and eventually became what he titled SAS, or the "Semi-Aspirated System". What is the difference, and when would each system best be employed? Well, sit back. We're going on a tour of SNORT vs. SAS! SNORT Ballast: The SNORT ballast system is a very simple and reliable method to bring a model submarine from "submerged" to "surf

RSS Feed

Click here to subscribe to my RSS Feed!

Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Archive
Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Black Instagram Icon
  • Facebook Basic Square

ABOUT The NAUTILUS DRYDOCKS

The Nautilus Drydocks is the world's premier supplier of kits, parts, components and resources dedicated to the hobby of remote controlled submarines. 

SUBSCRIBE TO MY NEWSLETTER

CONTACT The RCSUBGUY


983 Tivoli Dr
Naples, FL  34104 USA
Phone: (239) 877-4280
sales@nautilusdrydocks.com 

  • White Instagram Icon
  • Facebook B&W

© 2020 by the Nautilus Drydocks. All rights reserved