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RC Helicopter flying, RC Cars and RC boating

Made for other people and me to track what I am doing when with my remote controlled units. It started out with helicopters. Hence the name.

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Crew for the Schnellboot

Revell s-100 SchnellbootPosted by xilsoe May 29, 2011 15:23:09
Yesterday I was presented with a late birthday present. 1/72 scale crew for my Schnellboot smiley It's Revell no. 02525 including 51 figures. 51 figures may be a bit much, but some of them will definitely go on my Schnellboot. Now I believe I have everything I want to start building the Schnellboot. Something else will be built first though. Right now I am intending to start building the 1/72 Tamiya PT-15. Here I have everything as well.

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Photo etch set for the Schnellboot

Revell s-100 SchnellbootPosted by xilsoe Dec 25, 2010 15:48:38
Yesterday I got the Eduard photo etch set for my Revell 1/72 Schnellboot as a Christmas present from my brother and his wife. So far I am very satisfied with the Eduard sets. It will be some time before I start building that boat though.

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Now I also got a Revell S-100 Schnellboot

Revell s-100 SchnellbootPosted by xilsoe Dec 27, 2009 23:03:46
One nice thing is when you find a ship under the Christmas tree. This year I found a Revell 1/72 S-100 Schnellboot with the Flak 38 smiley At first sight it seems like a very nice kit and I naturally started looking around the web for build logs. I found a video at YouTube that seems very informative:
From the video it looks like he is using a Robbe roxxy 1820/16 brushless outrunner for motor. There is lots of other neat details on that boat so I may contact the builder when I get to do this kit.

I also found a place where better decals can be acquired: http://www.condordecals.com.ar/condordecals/cp_productos.php?pageNum_rsProductos=1&totalRows_rsProductos=30&rubroID=11&subrubroID=10

Here is a build description: http://www.ptboatworld.com/PT_Boat_Models/Schnellboot.htm

The build description points to a very good site for flags: http://www.modelflags.com/acatalog/D51_German_Naval_Ensign_1933_-_1945.html. The S-100 will definitely need a different flag as it is to be an RC model.

A few more build logs: http://hsfeatures.com/features04/s100dj_1.htm, http://www.modelwarships.com/features/ships/s-100/schnell.htm and http://www.modelwarships.com/reviews/ships/dkm/s-boat/s-100-72/72-S-100.htm.

Some reference material: http://www.modelwarships.com/reviews/books-plans/warship-pictorial/wp-15/wp-15.html and http://www.prinzeugen.com/.

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