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Old Aug 02, 2005, 04:17 PM
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1:96 scale GATO class


Here are some pictures of my model of the USS HAMMERHEAD (SS-364), a BALAO class built in Manitowoc, WI. The hull is from Scale Shipyard. The WTC is from Small World Models. Motors/drive system, APC, & Sub Safe from Sub Tech. Receiver is a Sombra Labs Shadow 1 synthesized unit. Futaba transmitter on 50 MHz and Futaba servos. Mtroniks esc.
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Old Aug 02, 2005, 11:55 PM
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very nice!


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Some more pictures.
A great work for a WWII gato,but I think some small in 1/96 scale.
Old Aug 03, 2005, 02:18 AM
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Nice Bob. And a good job too!

What's the length and beam?

Steve
Old Aug 03, 2005, 11:34 AM
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39" loa and 3 & 5/8" beam.
Old Aug 03, 2005, 03:20 PM
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Thanks Bob.

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Old Aug 03, 2005, 05:12 PM
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Hey Bob,

How about a wide shot of the boat that shows the entire hull. Thanks. Great build.

Steve
Old Aug 03, 2005, 10:36 PM
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Here's a shot taken at this years SubRegatta. The wood boxes under the table are for the BARB & SKIPJACK.
Old Jan 09, 2009, 03:40 PM
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very nice pics! Where did you find those end caps for WTC?
Old Jan 09, 2009, 10:14 PM
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The WTC and end caps were made by Small World Models, unfortunately the 2.75" WTC I have is no longer in production.


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