Home Made ROV


#1

I have been all over the Net looking for a good ROV Build,seen some good one`s and some not so good i would like to build a ROV for Grandson and My Self we have just completed two Hydrophones and they work well with the plans i have found.We both live in Rhode Island and have many places in this state to use a Rov we both love fishing and i think this is want has led us to this new undertaking my Grandson is Nine years old and has asked many time when we are fishing (If i could only see down there ) i understand what he is getting at so now it is time, any help or plans would be so much Appreciated a little background on my skills, I have been a Hydrauilc Tech and Heavy Equipment Mechanic for over 30 years i am no stranger to the skills needed to build one i have seen the Kit one here but can not justifie the cost at this time.Thanks again for any Help


#2

Would you consider building an OpenROV from scratch? It will still set you back about $500, but there's a lot of documentation out there.


#3

If your budget is tight, the sea perch is a good option: https://plus.google.com/u/1/events/cc0abp62u2o1grkmurqb5rennvo


#4

Thank you David Philip Nathanael i will look in to them it is a start