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Jan 12, 2013, 12:26 AM
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1/72 KILO,my second submarine


I buy this kit 2 month ago,after I finished my song class ,I find submarine is very interesting than I image before.
The kit is made by FRP.


I think the detail is satified.




I use a kind of putty used in car repair.


It's a hard work to drill many holes in hull,night mare!


That is my 3 submarine,skipjack is the 3rd project.But I like KILO curve mostly.

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Jan 12, 2013, 06:07 AM
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Arkmodel brand I presume.
Jan 15, 2013, 05:17 PM
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Was it a gift? Do you know how much did it cost?
Jan 15, 2013, 07:02 PM
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Arkmodel brand I presume.

Yes,I buy from a arkmodel retailer in local,after I finished 039 song from them too.Maybe this is the best choice in local market.
Last edited by ZL Zhang; Jan 15, 2013 at 07:23 PM.
Jan 15, 2013, 07:04 PM
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Was it a gift? Do you know how much did it cost?
Pleasen check below,I buy from a local shop.
http://www.arkmodel.com/product_info...jso7g062c8p9p1
Jan 15, 2013, 07:21 PM
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I think the resin tail is too weak,I use some cabon fiber to enhance it.





The sail is use same method.


I drill some windows in sail.

Jan 18, 2013, 09:25 PM
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I use a 100MM arkmodel WTC




Jan 18, 2013, 09:27 PM
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Jan 18, 2013, 11:21 PM
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What is the square hatch under the stern for?
Jan 19, 2013, 01:02 AM
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What is the square hatch under the stern for?
I find every arkmodel sub has this hatch besides my 039,because they use a standard WTC,so this hatch is for rudder link,shaft fix and adjustment.
Jan 19, 2013, 01:25 AM
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Its the same on the Song I have but have always wondered why not find a better solution to accessing the stern felt it would be nice if it can be done in a better manner. The cut was done on mine by Ark's staff & not me.

Nice build, by the way!
Jan 19, 2013, 11:27 PM
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Could you still access the stern linkages if you glue the hull pieces together and then make a Z-cut?
Jan 20, 2013, 11:04 PM
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Could you still access the stern linkages if you glue the hull pieces together and then make a Z-cut?
Yes,I can access linkage and shafe through this hatch.what's mean of z-cut?
Jan 20, 2013, 11:31 PM
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Bayonet of kilo









Jan 21, 2013, 12:27 AM
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Too late for a Z-cut now...
Wonder why they went with a bayonet set-up on a wet hull?

Love the location of the on/off switch.


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