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Düsseldorf Fire-Fighting Boat (Krick 1:25)

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Düsseldorf Fire-Fighting Boat (Krick 1:25)
$349.00

Availability: In stock

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Scale 1:25
Length: 45.7" (1160 mm)
Width: 9.8" (250 mm)
Height: 19.7" (500 mm)

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The Düsseldorf fire-fighting boat was developed and built by the Rheinwerft company of Mainz-Mombach, and it is operated in the Ruhr industrial region of Germany. The vessel is designed specifically to cope with disaster situations, such as a ship on fire, a major oil leak or a harbour system in danger of explosion, and its fire monitors, operating at a pressure of 10.5 bar, can hurl water or foam 45 meters (147.638 feet) high and a distance of up to 95 meters (311.68 feet). The two V-12 engines produce a total of 930 kW (1260 BHP), giving the boat a maximum speed of around 37 km/hr (23 mph).

The RoMarine kit of the Düsseldorf fire-fighting boat is large and spacious enough to accommodate all the equipment required to emulate the wide-ranging facilities of the full-size vessel. Optional working systems include the fire monitors, crane, anchor winch, radar, searchlights, blue light, horn and siren, and also the sound of the diesel engines.

The plastic hull of the kit is moulded in a thick-walled material, and it offers plenty of space for the numerous mechanical and electronic parts required for the auxiliary working systems. The model is propelled by two proven MAX Gear power systems, giving it an impressive turn of speed.

Four large rudders guarantee extreme manoeuvring capability both forwards and astern. The fire monitors can be swivelled horizontally and vertically from the transmitter, and with the recommended electric geared pump they can fire a jet of water a distance of 6 - 8 m (19 - 26 feet). If a working boat crane is fitted, the vacuum-moulded rowing board can be raised, swung outboard and lowered to the water in true to scale style.

Kit contents:

  • Vacuum-moulded plastic hull, superstructure and other parts
  • Die-cut plastic decks and small parts
  • Die-cut plywood parts, e.g. motor bulkhead and pump plate
  • Three working fire monitors
  • Articulated boat crane
  • Two propellers, four rudder sets, all linkage hardware for RC installation
  • Painting masks
  • Decal sheet
  • Detailed building instructions and plan

Specification:

  • Scale 1:25
  • Length: 45.7" (1160 mm)
  • Width: 9.8" (250 mm)
  • Height: 19.7" (500 mm)
  • Total displacement: 19.8 lbs (9000 g)
  • RC functions: Rudder, Motor control, Lighting systems, Auxiliary working systems, Anchor winch function

 

A complete list of recommended accessories is included in the technical documentation supplied with the model.

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