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Jun 08, 2012, 11:23 AM
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If anyone knows where I can get a type II special navy please let me know. I've been searching the net to no avail.

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Jun 08, 2012, 11:35 AM
The Small Sub Guy

Check last few posts for info
Jun 08, 2012, 12:19 PM
Submarines, etc.
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you might also be able to post a "model wanted" entry on steelnavy.com's website. I have had luck inquiring there with other rare kit purchases.

Jun 08, 2012, 05:07 PM
The Small Sub Guy
Originally Posted by redboat219
How did you bore out the 1/8" shaft to accept a 2mm shaft? That just leaves you with a .5mm thick wall.
You are correct redboat, very little material left.
I sleeved it part way.
Jun 08, 2012, 06:01 PM
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Looking great Mar7ck.
Jun 08, 2012, 06:52 PM
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Thanks for the information on the boat. I'll check
Jun 09, 2012, 01:26 AM
RC sub dude
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I've always wondered what happened to this kit... I remember when it came out a few years ago, Squadron and other online retailers had it listed for over $100 (a bit expensive if you ask me). Now it seems that there isn't a single commercial vendor carrying these anymore. Perhaps the high production cost and low profit forced the kit out of production?
Jun 11, 2012, 01:54 PM
dusty bible = dirty life
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I recently picked up a Type II off of the ship forum on Hyperscale, a plastic modeling site. I got it at a steal for only $85!
Jun 11, 2012, 02:17 PM
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I was looking on EBay for a type II. Found a Gato and bid $70.00. After 16 other bits I got the Gato for $70.00 plus $ 18.50 shipping. Had the guy wanting it just bid another dollar he would have won.

Going to go to Hyperscale now.

Oct 11, 2012, 08:33 AM
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Hi Mar7ck.
Whats the status of your boat?
Oct 11, 2012, 08:48 AM
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good news for anybody that wants to buy this sub:




for those that want to hyper detail it:

Oct 16, 2012, 08:24 PM
The Small Sub Guy
My 1/72 Type IIA has stalled. I have a few other projects that have to be completed first.
Here is my lastest project pics.
Oct 17, 2012, 05:21 AM
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looks like she's all ready to get wet. Can't wait for the shake down cruise pics.
Oct 17, 2012, 08:15 AM
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Wish some other model kit company would come out with their own version in styrene. Attention Trumpeter!
Nov 22, 2013, 03:40 AM
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Any updates on this build. Thinking of getting one.

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