Coast Guard Utility Boat Scale 1:9, 52 1/2", 20 to 25 cc Full Size printed plans and article for radio control
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Listing is for Full Size Printed Plans COAST GUARD UTILITY BOAT Semi Scale 1:9 Length 52 ½” Engine Originally Powered by O & R 3/4hp Engine There are several newer 20 cc -25cc engines available 5 channel Radio Control Full Size Printed Plan on a Sheets 60” x 36" Seven page article includes some Building Notes & Photos THIS IS NOT A BEGINNERS PROJECT by Frank Johnson Build by Mike Sriver For basic hull construction of his 52 ½” Coast Guard Utility Boat model, Mike Sriver began with 1/8" and 1/4" bulkheads of marine ply mahogany connected by spruce stringers. Planking the outer hull was accomplished using 1/8" thick marine ply once again, only here it was cut into 1/2" wide strips. One 4 x 8' sheet of ply was used in the construction with very little left over. The boat moves very well, too fast for scale speed, but, as he puts it, "It's a lot of fun, anyway!" Some of the action shots contained herein should give you an idea of just how well the boat does move.