Perry Submarines

Hobbyist submarines are pretty oddball. (Not even getting into the territory of drug-smugglers with homemade subs.) Here's a forerunner from 1962.

Apparently the company is still going strong. Although they don't make subs anymore.



The restoration of one sub.



     Posted By: Paul - Mon Sep 07, 2020
     Category: Daredevils, Stuntpeople and Thrillseekers | Hobbies and DIY | Oceans and Maritime Pursuits | 1960s





Comments
Hobby submarines. Google Peter Madsen and Kim Wall.
Posted by F.U.D in Stockholm on 09/07/20 at 09:37 AM
Perhaps he's really a distant relative of Captain Nemo?
Posted by KDP on 09/07/20 at 10:27 AM
In 1968, Popular Mechanics showed plans for building your own sub. Sort of. It was open at the bottom, and you needed Scuba tanks (either in the 'sub' or worn) to provide air. Basically, it was the scooter version of a sub. I wanted one of those so bad!
Posted by Phideaux on 09/07/20 at 04:40 PM









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