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    Post  redboat219 Fri Apr 08, 2016 1:24 pm

    Anybody done or doing an RC conversion of this? http://www.militarymodelling.com/news/article/royal-navy-x-craft-submarine-in-1-35/21744
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    Post  redboat219 Sat Jul 10, 2021 6:15 am

    Think rc conversion is doable given the size of the hull
    https://youtu.be/n5Ew0SGboX4
    https://youtu.be/43I_8sd4DCk


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    Post  david f Sat Jul 10, 2021 8:27 am

    Looks like a very interesting project. (i can't get the first link to work - goes to some gun site.)

    In the process of looking for the link, I found what may be a useful review of a static build:

    https://www.scalemodellingnow.com/maritime-merit-international-british-hms-x-craft-submarine-build-review

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    Post  tsenecal Tue Jul 13, 2021 3:54 am

    i own one, and personally, it will make a wonderful design study to build something r/c in 1/16 scale (2.1875 x larger)

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