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Building a DER 1/48 scale RC model with Steve Buchanan

I am building a 1/48 scale Radio Controled DER, it has twin electrics, sound module for the 3"50's, and I'm trying to get the torpedo's to fire.
1/48 scale comes out to about 76 inches in length.
Contact Steve about the model
Notes and a Thank You From Steve to the crew.

 
 
 
 

Started January 13, 2001...The latest pictures are at the bottom.
steve_b/mod5.jpg

It's further along than this shows but the camera is in the shop
steve_b/mod10.jpg Shaft and rudders installed
steve_b/mod15.jpg
steve_b/mod20.jpg Hull from scale shipyard
steve_b/mod25.jpg Motor mounts and reduction gear fabbed and installed
Thursday, January 18, 2001
steve_b/mod30.jpg
Watercooled electric motors installed
steve_b/mod33.jpg Added center section
steve_b/mod35.jpg Added deck and pilothouse
steve_b/mod40.jpg Added main mast and after 3in. mount
steve_b/mod45.jpg Added stack and foremast (radars rotate).

 
 
 

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