Our DeBoer Hulls model faithfully captures the detail and hull lines of the real Sculpin. She is still classified today, but available plans, and numerous pictures were studied to gather every last detail possible. Our model has all the torpedo tubes and torpedo loading doors molded in. Top deck detail is painstakingly scribed and molded to show vents, safety track and other details. The sail is rich in detail as well, with every inspection hatch, water-tight door and windows in place.
The main hull separates into upper lower halves to make R/C installation easy as possible. The hull halves are held together with a unique system whereby the screws are recessed under the escape hatches, giving a no compromise realism to the buttoned-up model! Hull construction is laid up using mat and cloth to give the most durable hull possible. 10 built-in bulkheads give the hull a superior dimensional stability. Wall thickness is .080 or thicker, with a beautiful gel coat adding smoothness to the hull. The dive planes are solid molded resin with brass shafts. The 4 periscope shears are also molded resin and vented so you can attach air vent lines for your ballast tanks. The prop and stuffing box are brass, as well, with a stainless steel prop shaft.
The 1/48 Scale DeBoer Hulls Sculpin is 63 inches in length and has a beam of 8 inches, allows plenty of room and accessibility to make R/C installation as easy as possible.
As each kit is custom manufactured to order, please allow 5 to 7 weeks for delivery.
Catalog Number 3000-SSN 590 Sculpin Submarine Kit
Each Kit Includes:
Catalog Number 3001-SSN 590 Sculpin Running Hardware Kit
Catalog Number 3002-SSN 590 Sculpin Fiberglass Control Boxes
*Control Boxes are available separately as:
>>IMPORTANT<<The design characteristics and specific construction details of the hulls shown in this material are the property of DeBoer Hulls, who will make use of all legal remedies to protect its rights against anyone who copies or imitates them-DeBoer Hulls