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