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Sky Sharkster
06-04-2006, 01:56 PM
A few months ago "Mickey" from the Czech Republic posted on RCG, describing the Warbirds from Steinmodel.cz and asking it there were any reputable distributors interested in carrying this line. So far, the only place I've found that does carry the line is Modelltechnik.de in Germany; Apparently Steinmodel will also sell direct, but the shipping on small orders is very high. Also, to complicate matters further, their site doesn't have the English translation function up yet. Neither does Modelltechnik.
So why would I bother posting sites that you can't read, for models that you can't buy, described in a language that isn't translated? Good Questions.
There may be a distributor somewhere in the World willing to carry this line. They are available in Great Britain (likely shipped from Germany) and there's build threads posted from the U.K (on RCG). Wattflyer is located in the U.S. but is read Worldwide and the information might be useful outside the U.S.
These ARF's are made for 2.5ccm (.15 glow) and 3.5ccm (.20-.25 glow) motors but should be easily converted to electric. The models;
EKW C. 3603 Thun W.S. 1100mm, Lt. 800mm price-2700-Kc
F4U-4 Corsair W.S. 1080mm, Lt. 880mm price-2900-Kc
Focke Wulf FW 190D W.S. 920mm, Lt. 880mm price-2600-Kc
Hawker Typhoon W.S. 1100mm, Lt. 850mm price 2700-Kc
Kawasaki-KI-61 II KAI W.S. 1030mm, Lt. 800mm price 2600-Kc
Me Bf-109T W.S. 970mm, Lt. 720mm price 2600-Kc
Polikarpov I-16 RATA W.S. 780mm, Lt. 510mm price 2600-Kc
Focke Wulf TA 152H W.S. 1250mm, Lt. 910mm, price 2700-Kc
FW TA-152H (composite) Same dimensions, price 4300-Kc
Iljusin IL-2 W.S. 1220mm, Lt. 1010mm, price 2700-Kc
About those prices, 2700 Czech Koruna=$123.914 U.S.
$10.00 USD=218.910 Kc.
From what I can deduce, these are foam fuselage, obeechi-covered foam wing ARF's.
http://www.steinmodel.cz/
http://www.dk-modelltechnik.de
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=497881
Hope we get to see these "live" soon!
Ron