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Old Sep 17, 2004, 11:13 PM
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Dean's Marine DUKW


Is anyone else working on one of these 1/10 scale kits? What problems did you have? What other operating features did you include (lights, horn, etc)?
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Old Oct 02, 2004, 10:23 PM
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CG Bob, the DUKW has been on my long list ever since DM introduced it. Some day...

Take a look at this fellows page:

http://www.geocities.com/y2patmat/dukw/index.htm
Old Oct 15, 2004, 09:07 PM
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Bob;

I found this 'thing' in Green Cove Springs while working- do you know what it is?
I have been told it was a duck, but it doesn't fit the pictures and dementions that they send......


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Old Oct 18, 2004, 04:02 PM
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Well, since the stencil says its a LARC, a google came up with this:

Lighter Amphibian Resupply Cargo

http://www.decadv.com/bus_info/larc.htm
Old Oct 18, 2004, 06:03 PM
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The LARC was a late replacement vehicle (1960's era) for the DUKW. LARC's and their bigger brothers, BARC's had Diesel power, 4 wheels, and aluminum hulls. The Fire Departments of Tampa & Miami FL, and Milwaukee, WI, have or had LARC's converted to fireboats. DUKW's had steel hulls, 6 wheel drive and gasoline engines.
Old Oct 18, 2004, 11:06 PM
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Like Major Tomski, I did a google:

http://www.amphibiousvehicle.net/amp...cial/barc.html
Old Oct 18, 2004, 11:08 PM
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LOL, look at the DUKW on the right!!

Old Oct 18, 2004, 11:25 PM
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A BARC giving birth to a LARC!

Wow! After reading this info I would really like to build a scale BARC someday!

Old Oct 18, 2004, 11:33 PM
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USCG DUKW and LARC.
Old Oct 18, 2004, 11:48 PM
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Hey guess what? I just read on another page that the LARC LX (pictured above by mastrsn) is actually a BARC. The BARC's were renamed LARC LX.

Great pictures, Bob. Keep 'em coming!
Old Oct 18, 2004, 11:54 PM
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Reading, PA Fire Dept. LARC - SCUBA 2.
Old Oct 19, 2004, 12:25 AM
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Wow, now that would make a very cool model!!
Old Oct 19, 2004, 04:45 PM
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If you're visiting the Boston area you can take a tour of the city in a DUKW. I've done it twice and the first time I got to drive it (sail it?) in the Charles River. They have anphibious tours in Glouscter (sp?) too that are LARCs. You could probably do both in one day.
Old Nov 08, 2004, 11:58 AM
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Here's some pictures of my DUKW model, it will be the USCG version. I used a piece of 1/8 inch aircraft plywood for the cargo deck. Ram Products lighting systems are being installed, both navigation lights and road lights. The model is about 60% complete. Four channel radio is installed: steering (rudder & front wheels operate together); ESC for the wheel drive; a second ESC for the propellor drive; and an electronic switch for the two light systems.
Old Nov 08, 2004, 08:07 PM
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Two thumbs up Bob! Lookin' good!


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