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    Post  alanw on Tue Jul 29, 2014 8:09 pm

    Wanted ww2 british submarine t-s-u-x class anything considered, with or without rc but with dive system if possible .


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    Post  david f on Fri Aug 01, 2014 9:48 am

    Hi Alan,

    It may help people if you are a bit more specific.

    Assuming that you want a r/c model then a second hand Darnell may be a good choice - they come up on ebay from time to time.

    The Darnell moulds are still around, by the way, and are now owned by Mountfleet models if you want to start from a new hull.

    Sadly there are not that many suppliers of British subs around. U boats are too popular!

    David
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    Post  sailingbernie on Wed Aug 27, 2014 9:15 am

    Hi David

    Mountfleet say they have the Darnell moulds on their web page but I cant find them advertised for sale anywhere in the UK. I have read of some retooling of the moulds, they were in desperate need of some work years ago bu no indication for release. An American company seem to be advertising what was Darnell's full range of hulls, minus the diving system. They also sell lots of other companies goods.

    Call me suspicious but it is almost like the hulls are available in the USA and not the UK which makes me wonder where are the moulds are at. The company selling theses are well know and respected "Loyalhanna Dockyard" and sell all sorts of modeling equipment. This is the current list of available subs but as for the price, I will leave you to make up your own mind - I almost choked, but I am very tight fisted.

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    Bernard

    SEAWOLF SUBMARINE
    JUST LISTED

    U-2540 SUBMARINE
    JUST LISTED

    U-47 SUBMARINE
    JUST LISTED

    BIBER
    1/68 SCALE 51” X 5.5”

    TYPE VII-C – U570
    1/48 SCALE 64” X 5.5”

    TYPE XXI – U2511
    1/48 SCALE 64” X 5.5”

    TYPE XXIII (23)
    1/32 SCALE 42.75” X 4.25”

    KRICK U- BOAT SUBMARINE
    1/60 SCALE 45” X 5”

    RN “P” CLASS
    1/50 SCALE 55.75” X 5.75”

    RN “S” CLASS
    1/38 SCALE 68.5” X 7”

    RN “T” CLASS
    1/48 SCALE 68.5” X 7”

    RN “U” CLASS
    1/32 SCALE 70” X 6”

    RUSSIAN “AKULA”
    1/96 SCALE 44” X 5”

    TRAFALGAR
    53” LONG

    OHIO
    67” LONG

    DSRV
    44” X 12”

    TYPE VII U-BOAT
    1/32 SCALE 66” LONG

    OBERON CLASS
    1/48 SCALE 74” X 6.75”

    X51 – MIDGET
    1/12 SCALE 54” X 6.75”

    A14 – NAKEN
    1/30 SCALE 65” X 8”

    TYPE “23”
    1/24 SCALE 55” X 4.75”

    TYPE 207
    1/50 SCALE 61.75” X 5.75”

    TRAFALGAR
    1/72 SCALE 47” X 5.5”

    TYPE 205
    1/50 SCALE 61.75” X 5.5”

    MOLCH
    1/9 SCALE 48.25” X 5”

    UPHOLDER
    1/50 SCALE 55” X 6”

    VANGUARD
    1/100 SCALE 57” X 5”

    TYPE VII-C-U-BOAT KIT
    1/32 SCALE 82.5” X 7.5” X 6”

    SEAWOLF
    1/96 SCALE 44” X 5”

    SEEHUND


    USS VIRGINIA
    47” X 4.25”

    ELEKTROBOOT SUB
    1/48 SCALE 63” X 5.5”


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    Post  david f on Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:23 am

    I have heard a little about Loyalhanna Dockyards in the past. From their site they look like a dealer rather than the originator of things. They obviously offer the Darnell hulls.

    Anyone know more about them?

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    Post  timgarrod on Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:01 pm

    Hi All, I popped down to mountfleet today and it true and was shock at the prices,

    Alot cheaper than I thought and the molds look cracking.

    Will be ordering there Bieber or xcraft next year.

    Like to thank the mountfleet too as very knowable and answered alot on my question and my friends
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    Post  sailingbernie on Fri Sep 12, 2014 8:13 pm

    Finally got my reply from Mountfleet. It sounds like they are close to advertising their sUbs. Here are the prices they sent me.

    Hi
    Hulls for submarines
    German Type XXI U boat U-2511 64" £215
    German Type XXIII U boat 42.75" £205
    German Type WWII U boat Type VIIC 67" £215
    German WWII Biber one man sub 51" £195
    Royal Navy S class (group3) 68.5" £245
    Royal Navy T class (group3) 68.5" £245
    Royal Navy X craft 1942-43 41" £195
    Royal Navy P class 55.75" £225
    Royal Navy U class (group2) 70" £235
    Thanks
    Mountfleet models
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    Post  david f on Sat Sep 13, 2014 9:39 am

    Interesting news.

    Hope you don't mind Sailingbernie but I have copied your post across to Commercial Suppliers section also.

    David

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