Arkmodel German Type VII Starter Kit in 1/48th scale
  • Arkmodel German Type VII Starter Kit in 1/48th scale

    These kits are in stock and ready to ship from the USA!

    Step up in size, performance and realism with a beautiful reproduction of the German Type VII uboat from WWII, rendered in tough and durable ABS plastic. This kit includes all of the details you need to create a breathtaking display of this German uboat. Engineered for RC applications, it builds into a beautiful RC model with very little effort.


    Kit length:  55" (140cm)

    Kit beam:  4.3" (11cm)



    The Nautilus Drydocks Starter Kit for this model includes the following: 

    MSD SubDriver - 250/300/250
    Includes full assembled ballast sub-system, seals, ballast tank, power compartment and motor compartment

    Magnetic linkage connectors
    Brushless ESC
    AD2 pitch controller
    BLM failsafe unit
    VEX radio system 6-channel on 75mhz
    6-channel receiver with crystal set
    Standard mini servos
    Self-adhesive ballast weights
    Flotation foam blocks
    3/16" Nylon dogbones with adapters
    3-bladed, brass propellers x2
    Linkage horn set (x4 pcs)

    1/16" brass rods for the creation of linkages

    4mm universal joints

    3000mAh LiPo battery pack


    What you'll need to source: 


    • Glue (CA and epoxy glues recommended)
    • Paint
    • Miscellaneous brass rod, flat stock and tubing for the fabrication of linkages, if requried
    • Plastic sheeting (1/8" and 1/4" thickness) for fabricating brackets and bulkheads
    • Patience, dedication and a willingness to research, work hard and perservere!



    Note that we also carry a beautiful photoetch detail set for this kit, available in the ACCESSORIES section of the shop. 

    • Description

      This kit (hull) comes with almost everything needed to build an operational RC running model. Kit includes all plastic parts, metal parts, brass etched parts, decals, and drawings.



      Paint and glue is not included.

    • Optional Accessories

      A beautiful detail set rendered in photoetched brass to complement the 1/48th scale Arkmodel German Type VII kit. Sheets are 0.2mm brass and the set consists of four sheets of highly detailed parts.

      Please allow up to 3 weeks for delivery.



    The Nautilus Drydocks is the world's premier supplier of kits, parts, components and resources dedicated to the hobby of remote controlled submarines. 



    983 Tivoli Dr
    Naples, FL  34104 USA
    Phone: (239) 877-4280 

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