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Westbourne model.co.uk are one of the largest Model Boat shops in England. We are stockists of many manufacturers of various Model boat kits split between Static, Plank on Frame, and Radio Control Model Ship kits, Model Submarines, Model Sailing boats, Fast Electric and Scale model boats. In addition to this we stock a wide range of Boat Fittings, Radio Control systems, Electric Motors and Steam Plants, plus many other accessories for Model Boating. for either Static Wooden Boats or Scale Radio Control
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Extreme Power and Speed The DCB M41 Widebody catamaran, designed by DCB (Daves Custom Boats) founder Dave Hemmingson, is the largest model offered in the DCB M-Series. With its precision sculpted design and a pair of Mercury Racing 1350 engines, it speeds across the water at 175mph! Traxxas has faithfully captured the incredible looks and performance of the DCB M41 in a detailed scale replica that is versatile, fun, and fast. The catamaran hull has been accurately reproduced to deliver the speed, stability and confidence that the full-size M41 is famous for, allowing you to have fun wherever your marine adventures take you. The M41 replica is equally at home blasting across the waves at the lake on a fun run or exploiting its 50+mph speed on a favorite stretch of smooth water. The razor sharp handling lets you carve turns with authority and precision and yet, offers easy control while cruising by the shore.
QUICK FEATURES ON TRAXXAS DCB M41 WIDEBODY (#57046-4) Fast! 50+mph on 6S LiPo!* 40" DCB M41 Widebody Catamaran replica Stable! Twin-hull catamaran performs across waves and smooth water Water-cooled, waterproof VXL-6s Marine speed control 6S LiPo compatible with built-in Low-Voltage Detection Traxxas High-Current Connectors (patented) Velineon 540XL high-output brushless motor with high flow water-cooling jacket Quick-release Power Module integrates power system with waterproof electronics Adjustable battery trays with hook-and-loop straps Blue-anodized aluminum rudder support, rudder, and drive strut Stainless steel trim tabs, and hardware TQi 2.4GHz radio system and 5-channel receiver Access the Traxxas Link app with the Traxxas Link Wireless Module (#6511) (sold separately) Traxxas Stability Management (TSM) makes it easy to go fast Waterproof high-torque steering servo Sleek design with stunning factory-applied graphics for extra excitement and visbility Ready-To-Race® Traxxas factory support Ready-To-Race® Traxxas DCB M41 Widebody is fully assembled with a TQi 2.4GHz radio system, Velineon brushless power system, applied graphics, and detailed instructions. Traxxas backs the M41 and all of our products with industry-leading support that is second to none. A staff of skilled representatives is on-hand to answer your questions via phone, website, or e-mail. Unmatched parts support allows M41 to be serviced with parts and support from thousands of hobby dealers worldwide. Your investment is also protected by the Traxxas Lifetime Electronics Warranty. Traxxas goes the extra mile to ensure that your R/C experience is easy, fun, and fast! MODEL 57046-4: Fully assembled, Ready-To-Race® Catamaran, TQi 2.4GHz radio system, Traxxas Stability Management, Velineon® 540XL Brushless Motor, VXL-6s Marine ESC, and factory-applied graphics.
*Batteries and charger sold separately DCB and M41 Widebody are trademarks of Dave's Custom Boats, LLC used under license. Mercury Racing is a trademark of Mercury Marine. Images and specifications subject to change.
The new Dragonflite 95 1Mt is the next logical step in providing a high performance, competition yacht at a fraction of the price of normal models in the 1 metre class. This yacht is unique in concept from nearly every aspect. The sleek and unusually narrow hull is designed to cut through the water with minimum drag. The fin is moulded from ultra-rigid carbon fibre to provide the correct balance of low drag and high strength. Above deck, the entire sail rig has been optimised through careful testing for both area & shape and the sails are made from durable Mylar with all necessary re-inforcements. The unusual kick in the main boom is designed to prevent it dragging in the water at extreme lean ngles. Inside is a special sail winch and a high power, metal-geared servo for steering. Join the new yacht racing revolution with the Dragonflite 95!
The Seawolf is a next generation ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) designed by TTRobotix. This purpose designed submarine is designed to go where you can't. Building on knowledge gained from previous models the Seawolf Sport is the perfect underwater video platform.
The Seawolf uses nothing but the best components to ensure reliablity and ease of use. The TTRobotix 40MHz transmitter is specifically developed for optimal underwater signal strength and ease of use. The power system uses a high performance brushless motor and Li-Po battery technology for an impressive speed of 3.5 km/h whilst still giving good duration.
The Seawolf is supplied almost ready to use with the hard work done for you. You need to charge your batteries, add your GoPro camera and perform some easy minor assembly to get going.
HENRY is a 1/6th scale model of a typical clinker built (lapstrake), powered working dinghy of 15ft 6 inches length, used for small vessel harbour towage, as a tender to larger vessels at anchor, or for pleasure. The boat kit and boiler unit are designed and manufactured in UK, the engines are made in France.
The construction of the model does not follow full size practice, but is intended to be an easily built, attractive and hard working model for use in sheltered lakes or swimming pools.
The kit contains one full sized dimensioned drawing, an instruction manual, several colour photo illustrations of various parts of the construction, a diagrammatic layout, (not to scale), of the pre-cut sheets of wood and styrene for identification. The hull is a fibreglass moulding. The keel is constructed from three pre-cut layers of 3 mm beech with three layers of pre-cut pear at the stem. The interior planking is from 1.5mm pre-cut styrene sheet. The ribs and risings are in styrene strip. The gratings are assembled from 3.5mm x 3.5mm pre-cut beech. The decks and bottom boards are cut from 1.5mm lime.
Various sizes of pear, lime and spruce strip are provided. The fairleads and skeg are brass castings. The bitts are pre-machined from beech. The rudder gudgeons and pintles are machined brass. Stainless steel bolts and washers and brass ferrules are provided.
The steam plant can be supplied fully assembled and ready to install. The boiler is of all copper hard soldered construction, hydraulically and steam tested. The gas tank is also hydraulically tested. With either a Anton Quartz engine a twin cylinder, double acting piston valve unit of 8mm bore x 9mm stroke. It requires one servo for forward, reverse and throttle. Or theTyphoon Motors TM1 is a single cylinder double acting unit, 12mm bore x 10mm stroke. It is fitted with a reversing lever and requires one servo for forward, reverse and throttle.
Glue, paint and varnish are not included, nor the Radio Control.
MAX BEAM OVER RUBBING STRAKE..............................................12.125 (308mm.)
MAX DRAFT OVER SKEG...................................................................... 3.25 (82mm.) MAX DISPLACEMENT..................................................................... 8.5 lbs (3.83 kilos) BOILER: VERTICAL, FIRE TUBE, GAS FIRED, ALL COPPER, HARD SOLDERED.
HYDRAULIC TEST PRESSURE........................................................150 psi/ 10 Bar
WORKING PRESSURE & SAFETY VALVE SETTING...........................60 psi/ 4 Bar
GAS TANK CAPACITY.................................................................................40 grms. . HYDRAULIC TEST PRESSURE.........................................................350 psi/ 24 Bar . ENGINE CHOICE:
TWIN CYLINDER, DOUBLE ACTING, PISTON VALVE ENGINE. BORE: 8mm x 9mm STROKE WORKING PRESSSURE....................................................20 psi/1.5Bar 40psi/ 3 Bar
TYPHOON MOTORS TM1
SINGLE CYLINDER, DOUBLE ACTING, PISTON VALVE WITH REVERSE. BORE: 12mm x 10mm STROKE WORKING PRESSURE............................................................... UP TO 3 Bar
Due To Arive Very Soon the Return of Thunder Tigers Neptune Submarine
Equipped with high technology operating equipment in the inner hull tub, covered by the bright yellow outer hull, the SB-1 will let you enjoy the otherwise hidden wonders of the underwater world. Adopting a static diving system, operating the SB-1 is just like the real thing. The system is driven by a ballast tank with pump & motor unit. Start the pump to induct the water into the ballast tank. Control the amount of water in the ballast tank, the submarine can dive from the surface and stay underwater in static. Using the propulsion power unit and full elevator and rudder control, you can pilot the submarine under water with ease. Equipped with an auto detect protection system, if the system detects low battery power, low transmisson signal or leakage, then the roll pump will auto start to flood the water out of the ballast tank and make the SB-1 float back to the surface.
Radio Control model High impact ABS plastic hull 12V motor propulsion power unit Dual Static & Dynamic Diving System Ballast tank w/roll pump & motor drive system Fully elevator/rudder control device Auto-detect electronic protecting system 2V Sealed LeadAcid battery included Specifications:
New for 2015 A reworked version , Tipo Riva Aquarama Appeared on the market in 1963 as a development of the twin engined Tritone. It is the last heir of the well known tradition of mahogany runabouts. In fact it is still built today as it was 30 years ago. The kit includes: Laser cut Wooden Hull, Double Planking, Similar Leather Seats,Brass Chromed Parts, Detailed Interiors, Plans and Instructions
Also can be made for Radio Control All modellers wishing to build as R/C model will need to follow the instructions given on the booklet.
There is a runing set to make it into a Radio control version that contains the Motors , Shafts , and Speed Controller If required just tick the box at the bottom of this item.You will also need a Radio ,7.2volt Battery and charger. .
Telemetry is the future, and the future is HoTT from Graupner/SJ with their fantastic new range of radios with fully integrated telemetry. HoTT is the fastest growing radio brand in Europe, due to its superior features using Graupner/SJ's unique 2.4GHz 'Hopping Telemetry Transmission' bi-directional protocol. HoTT radios use two way communications to give ultra-fast high resolution control combined with live telemetry data direct from your model. HoTT Features
5 channels radio control set with Graupner/SJ HoTT 2.4 GHz technology(Hopping IntellectiveTelemetry) The use of up to 75 channels ensures extreme operating reliability and immunity toexternal interference. Real-Time Telemetry analysis. Displaying Telemetry data and programming receiver outputs with the optiona lGraupner/SJ Smart-Box and the optional sensors. Future-proof update capability using data interface. Advanced HoTT wireless trainer system makes Teacher and Pupil system more enjoyableand gives user convenience for the teaching/learning. Simple, ultra-fast binding of transmitter and receiver. Extremely fast re-binding, even at maximum range. Includes 1 x MZ-10 Transmitter 1 x GR-12L 6 Channel receiver with telemetry 4 x Alkaline AA cells Removable battery holder Tx charge socket
Technical Specification Product Type Speed Controller Only Motor Type Brushed Current Limit 25 Amps Direction Programmable Battery Type NiCAD/NiMH/Lead Acid/LiPo Lipo safe Yes Operating Voltage 12.0Volts to 24.0Volts Set up Push button BEC 2.0A Motor Short circuit protection Yes Thermal overload protection Yes Failsafe Built in Dimensions L60.0mm x W37.0mm x H13.0mm Weight 75.0g
Product Description Rev Your Engines!!! The sleek, new Lynx 4S has arrived! Designed from the ground up for the avid racer yet versatile and economical enough for the everyday driver, the Lynx 4S arms all RC enthusiasts with the power, control and speed required to dominate the podium! The convenient micro SD card slot allows storage expansion of the radios already vast 30-model memory to an additional 30 models while also archiving music and warning sound files. Ergonomically designed with adjustable wheel and trigger positioning, the Lynx 4S boasts exceptional 4096 resolution, Hitecs exclusive HIGH RESPONSE SYSTEM and bi-directional telemetry capabilities. Its multitude of advanced, innovative features bring the future of driving into your hands and onto the track! Ready the checkered flag! Features Hitec AFHSS 2.4GHz System 4096 Resolution Built-in Transmitter Antenna Ultra-fast 4ms Hitec High Response System (HHR) when using the Axion 2 Receiver Bi-Directional Telemetry Function with the Proton 4 Receiver (RPM, SPEED, TEMP, VOLT) Backlit Graphic LCD Screen Steering Extension Included 6-Color LED Indicates Transmitter Status (Red/Green/Blue/Yellow/Magenta/Cyan) 3-Step Slide Switch for Mixing Variable Mixing for Car/Boat/4WS/Crawler Adjustable Wheel & Trigger Position Adjustable Spring Tension (Steering/Throttle) Built-in Vibration Mode Micro SD Card for Model Memory Extension, Music File Storage, Warning Sound File Storage (Not Included) Music Play Mode (*.WAV File From Micro SD Card) Warning Sound Mode (*.WAV File From Micro SD Card) 30-Model Memory (With Micro SD Card, 30 More Models Can Be Added for Max. 60) 12-Character Model & User Naming Assignable Functions (Switches, Dials & Trims) Easy-to-Change Control Mode for Left Handed Drivers Fail-Safe Position Assignable by Transmitter PC Link Support (Firmware Update) Ear Phone Jack for Music & Warning Sound Operation Voltage 4.8V~8.4V (2-Cell LiPo / 2-Cell LiFe / 4-Cell NiMH / 4-Cell NiCD)
Martin Baylis Engineering introduce a new vertical boiler based on the Simpson Strickland Kingdon Boiler. As many features as possible have been retained from the original. These include a dummy fire door, bottle siphon pressure gauge, copper dome at the base of the funnel, brass feature to the top of the funnel, wood cladding and brass boiler bands. The boiler is complete with super heater (steam drier), steam valve, pressure gauge and siphon, safety relief valve, water gauge, burner and combined feed water by-pass and check valve if required. A novel feature if that the exhaust passes through the boiler casing and into the top of the vertical fire tube thus avoiding the need for unsightly pipe work on top of the boiler.
The unit is a marine vertical flue boiler with cross tubes and internal horizontal tube. The boiler is of all copper construction with the exception of the brass mounting plate at the base, all bushes and ferules are of bronze. It is designed for gas firing by butane/propane mix.
The boiler is supplied already clad in ceramic fibre insulation and planked in pear wood and fitted with brass boiler bands.
Also included are sight glass, steam valve, pressure gauge and ceramic burner. Options include gas attenuator, combined by-pass/check valve, oil separator and rechargeable gas tank.
OPERATING PRESSURE:- 45 p.s.i ~ 3.0 Bar MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE PRESSURE: - 60 p.s.i ~ 4.0 Bar SAFETY VALVE RELIEF PRESSURE: - 60 p.s.i ~ 4.0 Bar WEIGHT EMPTY INCLUDING FITTINGS: - 1.65 Kilos INTERNAL VOLUME: 0.67 Litres HEIGHT: - 125 mm (TO TOP OF COPPER DOME MAX DIAMETER: - 118 mm
Info ARTR (Almost Ready To Run) HMS Belfast is a British warship currently moored on the Thames in London as an Imperial War Museum exhibit. The Belfast belongs to the Town class, had the tactical ID C35 and was the Royal Navy's largest light cruiser during World War II. The keel of the ship was laid in December 1936 at the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast, it was launched on 17 March 1938 and put into service by the Royal Navy in August 1939. High-quality, first-class model with outstanding detailing.
Almost ready-to-run (ARTR) model GRP hull * Superstructure made from laser-cut ABS parts * Details and small parts made from metal * Fine detailing * Lifeboats with multi-coloured paint scheme * Hull, superstructure, cranes spray-painted in matt colours * Decals applied * Four built-in electric motors * Simple installation of the RC components * RC functions * Rudder control / forward/reverse, continuously variable control *
Specification Overall length, approx. : 1250 mm Beam, approx.: 150 mm Scale: 1:150 All-up weight, approx.: 4500 g Overall height approx.: 320 mm
Telemetry is the future, and the future is HoTT from Graupner/SJ with their fantastic new range of radios with fully integrated telemetry. HoTT is the fastest growing radio brand in Europe, due to its superior features using Graupner/SJs unique 2.4GHz Hopping Telemetry Transmission bi-directional protocol. HoTT radios use two way communications to give ultra-fast high resolution control combined with live telemetry data direct from your model. Telemetry options include signal strength, altitude, airspeed, climb/sink (vario), fuel level, receiver battery voltage monitoring, individual Li-Po cell monitoring, engine temperature, RPM, GPS position and many more.
HoTT Features HOPPING TELEMETRY TRANSMISSION(HoTT) The use of up to 75 hopping channels provides advanced reliable operation while keeping from any external interference. This HoTT radio system gives user real-time information on various usefu l data such as user models RPM, voltage, temperature, user programmable warning, and so on. All telemetry data are directly obtained from telemetric speed controllers equipped with this HoTT system without having to install separate sensor devices. Future-proof update capability using data interface of USB o r Data pin. Advanced HoTT wireless trainer system makes Teacher and Pupil system more enjoyable and gives user convenience for the teaching/learning. Simple, ultra-fast binding of transmitter and receiver.
The GR65 is a sail yacht based on the RG65 class. The kit is assembled in just a few steps. Only minor work is needed for completion. Just a few additional components need to be purchased and installed in order to operate the model. The kit was developed with the latest design techniques on a 3D CAD/CAM system. All components are made of vacuum-moulded ABS and CNC-machined. The GR65 was designed to reflect developments on the regatta scene and it constitutes a model intended for ambitious regatta work. Hull, deck, hatch cover and keel mast socket are made of vacuum-moulded CNC-machined ABS. Many parts are pre-assembled so the GR65 can be set up quickly. The sails have to be mounted, because they are packed separately to avoid crinkling. The keel fin and rudder are injection-moulded in glass-fibre-reinforced plastic for outstanding stiffness.The slightly reduced surface areas and slim profiles of the fin and rudder result in less drag
Set contents: vacuum-moulded ABS parts for hull, deck, glass-fibre-reinforced plastic boatstand, rudder and keel fin, cast keel ballast, various injection-moulded plastic parts, carbon-fibre tubing for mast and booms, ready-made sail suit, polyester cord, small parts, instructions in German, English and French Pre-sewn sail suit of white/red, lightweight sail fabric Lightweight but stable rig constructed from CFRP tubing. The rig consists of high-quality plastic fittings Hull, deck, hatch cover and keel mast socket are made of vacuum-moulded CNC-machined ABS Info The Graupner/SJ range now also contains a model from the well-known RG65 regatta class in the form of the GR65. In spite of its unusually small size the GR65 is a full-value regatta model yacht which is controlled using all the usual functions. The technical requirements of the regatta scene are taken into account in the GR65. The GR65's compactsize makes it extremely easy to transport and the ideal choice for taking on holiday. RC functions Rudder control, sail control Specification Overall length, approx. : 655 mm Beam, approx.: 85 mm Weight RC system incl., drive battery excl.: 1020 g Hull length, approx. : 650 mm Mast size above deck: 1002 mm Overall height approx.: 1360 mm
Controller suitable for ship models. Simple synchronisation of transmission paths. Extremely precise throttle response; simplest programming with a programming box. Functions: BEC System Programming via programming box Water cooling system Adapted to the requirements in ship models
Programming options: Battery type: NiMH/LiPo , Cutoff voltage , Cutoff type , Number of poles in motor Reverse mode on/off , Motor timing , Starting torque , Dimensions (LxWxH) 70x31x20 mm Continous current 60 A All-up weight, approx. 71,7 g Pulse current at 25°C 70 A Max. BEC pulse current 2 A Reversing programmable Cell count, LiPo, Lilo 2...6 Operating voltage 7,4...22,2 V
Building is straight forward and quite simple as all parts are prefabricated is highly detailed and sturdy. The hull is made of super strong ABS with a thicknes of more than 2 mm and ready-assembled with bayonet lock ring and aft bulk head. Control planes and ridges are cast in resin. Rudder yokes, rudder shafts and linkages for aft control planes are also installed. The hull is painted. Put the water level markings on and it is ready!
Technical Specifications: Scale 1:70 Length 800 mm Displacement 4900 g, submerged 5400 g Speed (Vmax) 10 km/h Battery 12V/3,5Ah Operating time up to 1,5 h R/C 4 channel
Optionally available: Conning tower mechanism for retraction of persicope, antennas, snorchel etc. Upgrade for switch unit CTS2 to proportional Piston Tank control Upgrade with brushless main drive motor 400 kV
The XT90S Anti-Spark connector is a gold plated shielded connector rated to 90A. This pack includes 2 sets of XT90S anti-spark connectors.
The anti-spark connector allows a two stage connection to the speed controller. Initially the tip of the plug is connected to the battery, allowing it to slowly charge the capacitors in the speed controller via the resistor inside the connector. By the time the main body of the connector makes contact, the capacitors will be pre-charged to the battery voltage, avoiding any sparks.
This scale model in 1/30 is an absolute eye-catcher impressing not just by its size but also by superb detail. Despite its vintage looks the models construction is state-of-the-art. Main structure is sturdy but, nevertheless, lightweight and still easy to handle. The hull is laminated in glass fibre with an additional reinforcement at the bow made of a machined Epoxy plate. The main structure is made of CNC-milled plastic parts plug snuggly into each other. Banisters, doors and window frames are injection moulded. A full set of fittings is also part of the kit including brass, plastic and resin cast parts. The paddle wheel is also made of injection moulded plastic and, therefore, 100% waterproof just like the rest of the model. Shafts and levers are made of machined brass. The main drive consists of an electric motor flanged directly to a gear box bringing revolutions down true to scale and with loads of torque. This complete kit comes with a bow thruster which is not scale, of course, but allows easier maneuvering. The models lightweight construction also allows installation of a steam engine.
Technical data: Length 1490 mm Width 300 mm Height 505 mm Weight approx. 12 kg (incl. battery)
This complete set includes: glass fibre hull superstructure made of CNC-milled plastic sheet complete fittings set fairings and panels made of plastic for outside walls set of foils for deck planking with wooden structure paddle wheel with connecting rods and tail boom gear unit with electric motor bow thruster plan drawn 1/1 drawings in 3D building instructions
One of the most sought after styles of the 1950s, the Volere runabout is picture perfect on the lake or on the mantle. With a look thats stood the test of time, these wooden masterpieces are some of the most beautiful watercraft in the world. This scale model features a water-cooled 550-size electric motor and Pro Boat® 2.4GHz radio system. Plus, real wood trim is layered on a blow-molded ABS plastic hull to create a realistic look. Right down to the tiniest detail, the Volere is the real deal from its elaborate interior to its elegant wood finish. This classic of the lakeside is a symbol of a bygone era.
No assembly required Real wood trim layered on a blow-molded ABS plastic hull Pro Boat® 2.4GHz radio system Installed electronic speed control with reverse Includes a 8.4V 1600mAh battery for longer run times Water-cooled 550-size motor Includes Dynamite® 7.2V 1200mAh Ni-MH battery w/ EC 3 connector
SPECIFICATIONS Length:22 in (558.8mm) Beam:7.5 in (190.5mm)Motor Size:Water-cooled 550-sized Radio:Pro Boat® 2.4GHz radio system Speed Control:Electronic speed control with reverse Hull Material:Real wood trim layered on a blow-molded ABS plastic hull Battery:8.4V 1600mAh includedKit/RTR:RTR
HISTORY: In the world of L C Ms the major players are the LCM-3, LCM-6, and LCM-8. The LCM-3 and LCM-6 are similar except the -3 is 50 feet long and the -6 is 56 feet long. The main use for the boat was hauling all sorts of cargo. The next step up would be either and LCU or LSU (Landing Craft Utility/Landing Ship Utility). By the time that the VN War cranked up, the LCM-3s were pretty worn out and were the basis of pusher boats around harbours. The LCM-6 was the main workhorse.
Engines: 2 Detroit Diesel 6-71 of 348 hp or 2 Detroit Diesel 8-71 of 460 hp twin shafts Dimensions: 56'(long) x 14'(beam) Draft: 3.5' Weight: 64 tons Crew: 5 Cargo: 34 tons or 80 troops Speed: 9 knots Range: 130 miles @ 9 knots
Details of the kit
Scale 1/24 length 710mm beam 185mm
The fibreglass hull in this kit is with full rubbing strip detail. Computer generated LASER CUT 1.5mm H I Ps plastic forms the main tank deck and basic superstructure. Engraved detail is laser etched in to the deck surfaces such as walkways, weld marks and position lines. A complete set of fittings are included in the kit with all detail parts such as weapons, deck fittings, etc, cast in light alloy and resin, Propshafts in stainless steel are cased in brass proptubes. These, together with a comprehensive instruction to show a selection of methods of operating the bow door via ension cables, standard servo, or small sail winch and a FULL SIZE PLAN and c/d of build pictures assist in the assembly of this impressive and interesting model. A colour chart, plus a set of decals are included in the kit to add the finishing touch to this kit model as a worthy and much requested addition to our warship range. The model has been designed to carry a 1/24th scale RTR R /C tank (not included) details of this and other 1/24th vehicles are included in the instructions.
HMS Fly Circa 1776. Sixth Rate Swan Class Ship Rigged Sloop The third kit available from Victory Models, a new manufacturer born out of a collaboration between Euromodels of England and Amati of Italy. The HMS Fly assembly kit has all the advantages of innovative design, coupled with the enormous wealth of experience gained over many decades from both companies.
Scale: 1:64, Length O/A: 810mm, Height O/A: 620mm
This Kit is our opion one of the best around at the presant time
ARTR (Almost Ready To Run) The HMS Blue Bell was a Flower class corvette, that did service in the Royal Navy during the Second World War. It was placed into service in July 1940. It served in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, and Arctic, escorted convoys to Russia, and also took part in the invasions of Sicily and France. It was torpedoed and sunk by U-711 under the command of Hans-Günther Lange. It happened on February 17, 1945 while escorting convoy RA-64 from Murmansk. Only 1 member of its crew survived. Additional information on the model can be found on the Internet.
Almost-Ready-to-Run (ARTR) model GRP hull Superstructure of laser-cut ABS parts Details and small parts of metal Fine detailing Dinghies with multicoloured paint scheme Fuselage, superstructure, cranes spray painted with matte colours Rotating main gun Built-in electric motor of the SPEED class Simple installation of the RC components Included in delivery: Model, ship stand, small parts
Scale 1:48 Overall length, approx. 1280 mm Beam, approx. 215 mm Overall height approx. 500 mm All-up weight, approx. 10050 g
Rudder adjustment, forward/reverse with proportional control
This is One of the nicest commercial Steam engines i have seen !!!!
Length 110mm or 4.33 (excluding reversing handle)
Width 52.5mm or 2.07 (excluding throttle handle)
Height 90.3mm or 3.56 (excluding lubricator cap)
Weight 475g or 16.8oz
Working Pressure 45psi or 3bar
This engine has been engineered to give a balance between the aesthetic appearance and sound engineering practice. Miniature roller races have been utilised extensively throughout; in total there are twenty nine used for the crankshaft, valve shaft, reversing gears, big ends and little ends. The result being that the bottom end of the engine requires very little lubrication other than minimal lubrication for the eccentric straps. This lends itself very clean and smooth operation together with low maintenance. In an effort to simulate materials of the age, the block, steam chest and engine bed have been manufactured from aluminium which is then treated to give a textured finish. The components are subsequently hard anodised to BS5599. Hard anodising has a hardness approximating "sapphire" and is therefore very durable and wear resistant. This combination gives a finish that closely resembles that of cast iron. Pistons and slide valves are manufactured from complimentary materials which offer extremely good sealing characteristics combined with very low friction. Stainless steel, brass and bronze are used extensively throughout the engine. As a result of this the engine is light weight, compact and powerful, offering the modeller an engine that looks authentic and is highly functional which should give years of untroubled enjoyment.
The Joysway Dragon Force 65 has been developed to introduce an affordable competition yacht to the RC market. A collaboration between Joysway and 3 top performance yacht designers (Mike Weston, Mark Dicks and John Tushingham) has resulted in Dragon Force 65. Sleek lines and competition developed sails make Dragon Force race perform and be competitive against even those yachts that would be 10 times the price!
The boat is based on the ICE design with an ABS hull, profiled aluminium fin and moulded plastic rudder. The rig is a full sized, low aspect RG65 rig with carbon spars and a ball raced gooseneck. The intention is to develop a set of rules to allow the Dragon Force 65 to sail as a restricted class within the RG65 class rules.
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The Dragon Force features pre-installed radio and can be on the water and ready to sail within 30 minutes of purchasing.
2.4GHz 4 Channel Digital Radio Included Rudder & Powerful Winch Servo Included Plywood Display Stand Included Zinc alloy ballast and Aluminium Alloy Keel Counterweighted Jib Rubber Bow Bumper
Requires: 4x "AA" Batteries for the Transmitter
Specification Hull Material: Plastic Moulded Mast Height: 915mm Sail Area (Overall): 22.26 dm2 Sail Area (Jib): 7.66 dm2 Sail Area (Main): 14.6 dm2 Length: 655mm Height: 1338mm Radio System: 2.4GHz (Inc.) Beam: 116.5mm
The Schottel drive unit was developed by the Schottel company, and represents a modern and very capable method of propulsion for working ships whose duties require very high manoeuvrability, such as harbour tugs, ferries and other special-purpose vessels. In contrast to conventional marine propulsion systems, with their separate propeller shaft and rudder systems, the Schottel system integrates both assemblies. The propeller is mounted below the ship's bottom in a Kort nozzle which itself has the effect of increasing effective thrust. The nozzle can be swivelled around the vertical axis and the resultant flow of water can be directed in lieu of the vessel's rudder. The Schottel drive unit II adopts the same working principles as the original design. Used in conjunction with the powerful SPEED 900 BB Torque 12 V elelctric motor, No. 6373, the unit's integral 3:1 reduction gearboxand specially matched 65 mm Ø propeller produce considerable propulsive power, making the system suitable for use in quite large heavy model boats.
The main assembly is made of plastic and is extremely strong. For direct control a powerful servo is required, installed in a special servo mount. If the servo travel is geared up to a ratio of 2:1 the swivel range of the nozzle is in the region of 180°, although the actual value will vary according to theservo you are using. There are no mechanical restrictions to the swivel range. The servo mount is attached adjacent to the shaft, and various positions are possible to suit the conditions inside your model. Pack contents Factory-assembled Schottel drive system consisting of injection-moulded plastic components, servo mount, 65 mm Ø right-hand and left-hand propellers.
The RC Laser has a 16" keel. So you can sail nearly anywhere you can find knee-deep water . You can sail it in the ocean, in a pond or lake, a river or stream - or in your swimming pool, it makes no difference. The RC Laser sails in anything from a few knots up to 35 knots of wind . The RC Laser was designed by Bruce Kirby. Over 174,000 have been built to date, making the Laser the most popular racing class of all time.
The RC Laser is a 1/4 scale model of the real thing with certain modifications for model performance - all carefully designed and tested by Bruce Kirby and Jon Elmaleh . The RC Laser is a classed racer and even has its own uk association see link http://www.rclaser.org.uk/ So if you feel like you want to race this model just look the site up to see how to sign up join this increasingly popular hobby .
The RC Laser comes complete so there are no hidden expenses.(apart from 12 aa batteries for the transmitter and receiver ).
There are also a few accessories like a carrying bag and two different sails set's to use as well A Rig for light wind conditions and C Rig For those rather blowy days . But the bottom line is, all you really need is 12 AA batteries for your radio control equipment and you are ready to sail right out of the box. Specifications
Length Deck 41.5" Length Waterline 37.75" Beam 13.5" Draft 17" Main Hoist 50" Mast top above deck 54" Bottom of keel to top of mast 73" Displacement 9 lbs
Sail Area A Rig 949 sq. in (B Rig 710 sq. in This is the standard rig that comes in the box ).C Rig 600 sq. in
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