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Al Khubar

Al Khubar
Item# SLIP113
Availability: Usually ships the next business day

Product Description

Availability Alert - Model Slipway has officially stopped production on all of their kits. Hopefully another company will pick up their molds and start production again but for the foreseeable future these kits will not be available.

Built in 1976 these colorful tugs were in service in the Middle East and the United Kingdom. Al Khubar 1 was black, Al Khubar 2 red and Al Khubar 3 blue.

The Model:
The large number of perspective assembly drawings and full-size plan make Al Khubar a fairly simple project for average modelling skills. With twin propellers and Kort nozzles the model is highly maneuverable and ideal for RC steering and tug towing competitions.

Model specifications:
Twin screw
Scale 1:32
Length:785 mm (31")
Beam: 240mm (9.5")
Displacement approx: 22 lbs. (10 kilos)

Kit Contents:
  • A detailed fiberglass hull
  • running gear -propshafts, rudders and Kort Nozzles
  • CNC-milled and printed plastic styrene for decks and superstructure to ensure accurate fit of parts
  • a detailed wheelhouse interior
  • a set of cast alloy fittings
  • soft rubber tires and rubber fendering
  • tube, wire, rod, model names etc
  • Instructions with numerous step-by-step assembly drawings together with a main plan
  • Paints and adhesives are not provided
  • Tools and equipment will be required to complete
  • Kit recommended for model makers with a little experience.


Optional Running Gear Packages
12 Volt Propulsion Pack
Includes:
TWO(2) 6:1 Geared Motors
TWO(2) 6mm X 4mm Couplers
ONE(1) VIP40
ONE(1) 50mm, 3 Blade, Left Hand Brass Propeller
ONE(1) 50mm, 3 Blade, Right Hand Brass Propeller
SLIP02
$209.95
6 Volt Propulsion Pack
Includes:
TWO(2) 2.5:1 Geared Motors
TWO(2) 6mm X 4mm Couplers
ONE(1) VIP40
ONE(1) 50mm, 3 Blade, Left Hand Brass Propeller
ONE(1) 50mm, 3 Blade, Right Hand Brass Propeller
SLIP03
$209.95


Al Khubar Photos: (click to enlarge):