The American scout was 1 of a fleet of 46 fast modern cargo ships owned and operated by the United States Lines known as the C-2 type. These vessels had accommodations for 4 to 12 passengers in comfortable staterooms.
Passengers were served the highest quality food in the officers dining room. The food as well prepared and the menus varied.The American scout was a familiar figure in all parts of the world and it could have been called the work-horse the fleet because of its enormous capacity for cargo and ease of operation. This 50 model retains for your pleasure and delights all the realism of a full-sized craft, and achieves this goal with remarkable simplicity of construction and operation. Designed for radio control operation. Completely carved Balsa Hall sections. Die-cut balsa hull bulkheads, wood frame members etc. Die-cut balsa cabin decks, etc. Entire main deck of the model die-cut plywood. Die-cut mounts for engine or motor installation including poplar motor mount beams. Complete set of portholes and hawes lips.
Hardwood finished and tapered booms and king-post vent caps. Main drive and rudder, shafts and stuffing boxes, Brass rudder, Nylon propeller, Set of nuts, Bolts, Etc.
Large full-size drawings and illustrated book of assembly instruction which shows and describes every phase of construction including power installations. Completely detailed radio control instruction and rudder escapement instructions.A completely prefabricated scale model powerboat. Especially engineered for radio operation. Maybe powered with electric motor or gasoline engine with a displacement from.
Cabin structure and all hatches instantly removable for access to interior hull. If power operation is not desired, fidelity to scale enables the model builder to create authentic shelf or showcase model. Designed from authorized factory blueprints by permission of United States lines. 1974 issue of Flying Models magazine with letter from the Chief Officer of the American Scout. This kit is designed for RC with either a gas engine or an electric motor.The box is 27 x 8 x 4 and weighs about 7 pounds. Maybe you know someone in the Chicago area that might be able to pick it up. Follow me, I have lots of kits.
But you can during checkout. If the value is high I may request signature verification without extra cost to you. If the package appears damaged, do not accept it until you inspect the contents. The item "Vintage 50 Sterling Models, American Scout, C2 Type Cargo Ship, Balsa Model Kit" is in sale since Thursday, March 15, 2018.
This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Radio Control & Control Line\RC Model Vehicles & Kits\Boats & Watercraft". The seller is "robertsellerbuyer411" and is located in Itasca, Illinois. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Dominican republic, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, El salvador, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.