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Tugster Tug Boat Kit - Zipp Kits

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The New Tugster Tug Boat Kit

This tug is based on the "Springer" tug boat. This boat can be used for fun or as a retreival boat. It can also be used in competition. Add the optional push knee kit and the Tugster is great for water soccer!

Premium grade 1/16 Aircraft plywood for the hull bottom is provided.

The boat has the following specs:

  • Battery - 5000Mah 2S Lipo Car Pack
  • ESC - Any RC Car FWD/REV
  • Prop - 40mm 3 blade
  • Length - 18 Inches
  • Beam - 8 Inches
  • Weight - 6-8 Pounds (with ballast)
  • Motor - 550 Brushed

Zippkits Tugster Tug Boat (0 min 40 sec)

The Kit features:

  • Laser cut 1/8 and 1/16 birch plywood
  • Dowel smoke stack
  • Easy tab and slot construction
  • Basic wheel house
  • Photo illustrated step by step instructions

Zippkits Springer Tug in Action (1 min 35 sec)

Needed to complete:

  • RC Car ESC with FWD/REV (Zipp 503)
  • 550 Motor (Zipp 504)
  • 5000 mah 2S LiPo Battery (RC car hard case)
  • BB's, Lead Weight, etc for Ballast
  • Running Hardware (zipp 505)
  • 2 Channel Radio
  • 1 Standard Servo (Zipp 5003)

Learn more at the Zipp website.

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Old Jun 23, 2014, 10:49 PM
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What a great way to get into the hobby! I'm thinking about ordering a pair for my niece and nephew.
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Old Jun 24, 2014, 02:15 AM
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As is the German product from Aeronaut, save on postage. Check the Ramborator.
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