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Old Mar 04, 2012, 03:27 AM
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hello

great boat!

i work today at my engel type IX D2 sub.
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Old Mar 07, 2012, 04:27 PM
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Thanks for all the input everyone!
More pix to be added this weekend !
Old Mar 07, 2012, 07:26 PM
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Here is the brother to that hull of yours, Dave. It's the Gato hull in 1/48th scale, 78".
All the best with your build.

Al,
Old Mar 08, 2012, 01:14 AM
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I'm building the 1/48th scale Type IX by www.scaleshipyard.com
I'm planning to use the Engel Type IXD U177 conning tower.
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Old Mar 08, 2012, 01:00 PM
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I am surprized that nobody has commented yet on my choice of main propulsion motors ! :O
Old Mar 08, 2012, 05:05 PM
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I will then!
What the heck are those motor?
Old Mar 08, 2012, 05:08 PM
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I'm using brushless eFlite motors with Castle Hydra ESCs in my subs.
What are you using?
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Old Mar 09, 2012, 09:11 AM
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They are Minn-Kota Trolling motor Power Heads! :O
Old Mar 09, 2012, 03:10 PM
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each with its own 12volt, 7.50 amp-hour gel-cell battery,
Old Mar 10, 2012, 10:59 AM
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and each with its own 12 volt 10 amp M.A.C.K. Products speed control.
( old school - not digital )
3 foreward speeds, stop, and 1 reverse speed.
Last edited by Rotorhead Dave; Mar 10, 2012 at 11:00 AM. Reason: spelling error !
Old Mar 10, 2012, 04:03 PM
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motor, speed controls, and a battery - - -
Old Mar 11, 2012, 05:37 PM
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Photos showing rudder and stern planes installation.

always fun when the "kit" has no instructions whatsoever !
Old Mar 11, 2012, 05:40 PM
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rudders and stern planes pix part 2
Old Mar 11, 2012, 08:39 PM
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Are those mechanical speed controls? That's some retro stuff right there!
Old Mar 12, 2012, 09:30 AM
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Most of this project was originally purchased in 1988


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