City of Buffalo - river steamer 838mm

838mm river passenger steamer kit in bulk for advanced users. Wood slatted hull, laser cut plywood and balsa parts, lots of metal and plastic mockup accessories, for the 500 series engine.


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354,30 €
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292,81 €


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City of Buffalo has been screwed River passenger ship running in 1890 at the waters of Lake Chatauqua in upstate New York. Beautiful 125 feet long with a wooden hull steamer studded steel sheet to protect against floating timber was the first vessel on the lake with electric lighting was so fond deployed on night trains. In the twenties, when a flood of cheap cars from Ford et al. brought a decrease in public transport in rivers and lakes, the ship was converted into a floating dance hall. City of Buffalo served reliably until September 1, 1929, when it broke fierce fire that is in front of the crowd, estimated at 25,000 people torched to the waterline. Wreck then towed to deep water and sank ...

Designers River passenger ship in Rozsyp in scale 1:48 electric motor to drive the 500 Series for advanced builders. Thanks to the high almost ready to most parts of the building is not particularly demanding on the skill and workshop equipment, but the model due to the size and sophistication requires a great deal of diligence, patience and perseverance - as in shipbuilding necessary to achieve a good result. For bonding you need medium and thick glue, "acetone" model glue, epoxy and adhesive for plastic models. The actual construction is carried out according to the plan at 1: 1 scale and perspective drawings depicting in detail the structure of the ship. Making it easier scale details printed template in 1: 1st

The fuselage has a skeleton of laser parts carved from poplar plywood and plating of balsa wood planks. The deck and superstructure are předseknutých parts of microfoam PVC with details of linden leaves and laser-carved balsa wood and plywood parts.

Scale Accessories range are made of parts from brass wire and tubing, vacuum-molded plastic parts, parts cast in white metal and laser carved wooden parts. If you have enough flavor and perseverance, you can further improve the model almost to infinity ... one of the first boats with electric lighting certainly deserves a "draped with" reasonable quantity of bulbs or LEDs. It's up to you how you put on your work depends ...

Used for propulsion DC motor sizes 500-600, powered by šestičlánkového NiMH or NiCd battery (suitable example. Šestičlánek for RC cars 1:10) or 6 V lead-acid battery. For long voyages when using a large capacity battery is recommended to supplement the engine cooling water. Dumas adds special drive kit # 2377 containing the ship's shaft sleeve coupling with brass propeller shaft and three-bladed propeller.

To control the ship will suffice, at least any two-channel radio system, two-way electronic speed regulator least 30A (depending on engine) and one standard servo for rudder.

With appropriate adjustment for the body (do not forget the fire precautions!), You can model steam engine to propel the appropriate size.

Kit contains: předseknuté and laser-carved plywood parts, předseknuté parts of microfoam PVC, linden planks, brass wires, vacuum-molded plastic, cast metal parts and other Scale accessories, building plan including a three-view drawing of the ship and perspective views of the various steps of the building, sheet of stickers, the building instruction.

Length [mm] 838
Width [mm] 197
controlled functions M, LK
Building intensity S3
Difficulty piloting P1

Recommended drive and RC equipment:

Engine Graupner # 1793 Speed \u200b\u200b600 7,2 V
Regulator Graupner # 2880 NAVY V30R
battery NOSRAM 7.2 V NiMH 3000-5000 mAh
Serva 1x HS-311
RC rig min. 2 channels

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