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In the early 50s Danish architect and former wartime RAF pilot Ejnar Billing exhibited a self-made model of a fishing boat in the window hobby store belonging to his wife. After the photo of the model appeared in a magazine, Mr. Billing overwhelmed in order to position dozens of pieces of the same model. Because it was not in his power so much to handle, it occurred to him that the boat will offer a kit - the first mass-produced kit with wooden frames with the keel, ribs and planking hull design mimicking the most real ship. This method of construction is quickly befriended by Mr billing models and began to conquer the world. In 1958, then founded the company bearing the family name still Billing Boats. Over the years, the design perfected and upgraded models in the '60s introduced the use of plastic moldings hulls, then embarked on CNC machines at the turn of the 80s and 90s in Billing Boats started to benefit from laser cutting parts. Today the company manages the third generation billing and floating RC models and mock-leafing table still represents the ultimate in marine modeling.
We are pleased to offer a series of kits Billing Boats from which you can build a gorgeous elaborate mock-ups floating remote control or create a stylish complement your interior with salty smell of the sea and the call of faraway places ...
Slo-Mo-Shun IV 1:12
Racing speed boat with the sprightly named Slo-Mo-Shun IV (which is pronounced like Slow Motion - Slow motion) was built in Seattle in 1949. In the bowels of a small wooden boat was hiding Allison V-1710, which must be powered fighters Airacobra P-39 or P-40 Warhawk. From 1950 to 1953 three times won the prestigious Golden Cup (sister boat Slo-Mo-Shun V additionally won in 1952 and 1954). In 1950, Stanley him Sayres set a world speed record speed of 258,015 km / h; two years later he reached even 287,263 km / h - a record that surpassed to Donald Campbell Bluebird K7 on a jet engine. Kit in 1:12 scale is designed for moderately advanced ship builders.
Slo-Mo-Shun IV has a hull design with classic wooden picket hull, wooden deck and superstructure. The kit includes all the plastic and wooden parts needed to complete the model, dummy accessories, marine shaft sleeve and the propeller.
To drive model includes a DC motor or a corresponding 700 series brushless motor, at least 50 A bidirectional controller (depending on engine) 7 link chain or NiMH 2-3S LiPo battery with a capacity of 3 to 5000 mAh. To drive, you can also use an internal combustion engine 2-2.5 cc.
For basic operation is sufficient even the most ordinary two-channel radio system; to control the rudder servo meet the current standard.
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