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May 15, 2009, 04:58 PM
Shanghai'd Expat
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New Product

New RTR MTB / Patrol Boats


I received a tip about several new LARGE SCALE RTR patrol boats that will debut next month along with several new motor yachts at the Shanghai Model Expo. They'll be available in EP (dual 560) & GP versions.

1/7 PBR Mk1 Pibber 1.3x0.48m 52"x19-1/4"

1/18 Elco 80' PT-596 1.33x0.36m 53"x14-3/8"

I plan to be at the show & will update more info & photos then.

Chuck
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May 15, 2009, 05:12 PM
Sea Dragon-Lover
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Wow, those are big...

Are the PBR jet driven?

May 15, 2009, 05:14 PM
Grumpa Tom
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Those look very nice!

Here is a new large PBR from IMEX:

NEW! Imex Gas Powered Pibber! (1 min 25 sec)
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May 15, 2009, 05:28 PM
Shanghai'd Expat
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No jet drive - its single gas or dual 560 but I'll be sure to ask when I see them. That'd be a nice but expensive option.

I can't access YouTube thanks to China's current displeasure at something that was put up, but would guess it's one & the same. Is it a single gas drive like what I posted?

They already offer a 1/18 PT-109 if you like the older Elco version.

Looks like its time to dig out your GI Joe & 21 Century collections to man the decks.
May 15, 2009, 09:39 PM
Semper Fi
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The Pictures are of a Mk. II PBR not a Mk, I.
May 16, 2009, 08:33 PM

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The Imex Pibber Is 26cc Available In August :d
May 17, 2009, 06:39 AM
Mmm, tugs...
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1:7? Well maybe GI Joe will make a good crewman, but you might have to cut off his feet...
May 16, 2010, 07:21 PM
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I think that the gas PBR is to fas and to noyse for fun!
May 17, 2010, 01:23 AM
Shanghai'd Expat
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Same factory has started making 1/6 gas & electric RC tanks. Guess they want to corner the large scale market.

http://www.rc-model-manufacturer.com...rc-tank-1.html

http://www.fuyuanrc.com/v/M4 Tank.wmv

Sounds like they've got a McCulloch chainsaw in that beast.
May 17, 2010, 08:11 AM
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The PBR is nice but man is it noisy!
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