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USS Blueback Model Submarine Starter Kit in 1:96 Scale

Based off of the beautiful kit that was orignially engineered by Small World Models, this kit of the USS Blueback is highly detailed and a great-performer!
 

Model Dimensions: 
Length: 27.4 inches (69.6cm)

Beam: 3.6 inches (9 cm)

 

Package Contents: 

  • Barbel Class (USS Blueback) model kit
  • 2.5" diameter, single-shaft SubDriver unit
  • 4 standard servos
  • 15A ESC
  • AD2 pitch controller
  • VEX 6-channel computerized radio transmitter with receiver
  • BLM battery link and monitor
  • 1500mAh LiPo battery pack
  • 10oz self-adhesive ballast weights
  • Closed-cell flotation foam
  • Full Scale Submarine Specifications

    General characteristics
    Class and type: Barbel-class diesel-electricsubmarine
    Displacement:
    • 1,744 long tons (1,772 t) light[1]
    • 2,146 long tons (2,180 t) full
    • 2,637 long tons (2,679 t) submerged[1]
    • 402 long tons (408 t) dead
    Length: 219 ft 6 in (66.90 m) overall[1]
    Beam: 29 ft (8.8 m)[1]
    Draft: 25 ft (7.6 m) max[1]
    Propulsion:
    • 3 × Fairbanks-Morse 38 8-1/8diesel engines, total 3,150 bhp (2,350 kW)
    • 2 × General Electric electric motors, total 4,800 bhp (3,600 kW)
    • one screw[1]
    Speed:
    • 12 knots (22 km/h; 14 mph) surfaced
    • 25 knots (46 km/h; 29 mph) submerged[1]
    Endurance:
    • 30 minutes at full speed
    • 102 hours at 3 knots (6 km/h; 3 mph)
    Test depth:
    • 712 ft (217 m) operating
    • 1,050 ft (320 m) collapse
    Complement: 8 officers, 69 men
    Armament: 6 × 21 inch (533 mm)[1] bow torpedo tubes, 18 torpedoes
$1,248.00Price