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Mess Deck: General Section => Model Boating => Topic started by: hama on August 20, 2018, 08:41:08 AM

Title: CB90 RTR
Post by: hama on August 20, 2018, 08:41:08 AM
If you like me think the Swedish designed and built combat boat 90 is a cool boat, then this is good news.
https://www.horizonhobby.com/22-inch-riverine-patrol-boat-rtr-p-prb08035
Sold to many places on the globe and probably built on license this model should appeal to many customers. Here in Sweden you see them as combat boats of course but also as police, ambulance and SAR boats.
Don't understand why they don't have reversing buckets on the jets though?
Hama

(https://s7d5.scene7.com/is/image/horizonhobby/PRB08035_a16)
Title: Re: CB90 RTR
Post by: malcolmfrary on August 20, 2018, 09:07:49 AM
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Don't understand why they don't have reversing buckets on the jets though?
In the words of ABBA's 1976 song, "Money, Money, Money"
Title: Re: CB90 RTR
Post by: Captain Jack on March 26, 2020, 03:17:19 PM
Hama, do you have any idea what scale this is in? I am looking for crew figures.
Title: Re: CB90 RTR
Post by: tigertiger on March 26, 2020, 03:43:14 PM
Hama, do you have any idea what scale this is in? I am looking for crew figures.
 


The model is listed as 22 inches, and Wikipedia lists the full size boat as 52 feet. That makes the model around 1:28 scale.



Title: Re: CB90 RTR
Post by: red181 on March 26, 2020, 07:50:19 PM

To Me it looks like a modern day version of a PCF Swift boat :}


Always regretted selling the one I built :((
Title: Re: CB90 RTR
Post by: jaymac on March 26, 2020, 07:58:24 PM
I have the PBR which is 21''  1/18 scale  granted buckets would be good they are available.   I found not needed so far as it will turn on the spot, and about 5mph faster the than the Riverine


RED  JohnV had a swift  for sale
https://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,63214.msg672974.html#msg672974 (https://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,63214.msg672974.html#msg672974)
Title: Re: CB90 RTR
Post by: johnv on March 26, 2020, 08:08:53 PM
Hi Jaymac it's John v that's a nice picture of a Calder craft 1/16 scale PCF  swift boat just like the one I have for sale cheers John v
Title: Re: CB90 RTR
Post by: red181 on March 26, 2020, 08:18:28 PM

cant see a swift on  that link jaymac?


I had twin brushless in that PCF, it was direct drive the shafts going straight into the out runners, sold it to fund other projects, I have a feeling the buyer was emigrating to America and wanted to take it with him.
Title: Re: CB90 RTR
Post by: johnv on March 26, 2020, 08:32:20 PM
Hi he don't the the difference between a PCF swift and a Pbr pibber cheers John v
Title: Re: CB90 RTR
Post by: red181 on March 26, 2020, 08:38:16 PM

Ah! I see


PBR (Pibber) as in Apocalypse now movie
PCF (Patrol Craft Fast) aka "Swift boat! , as in pic above :-))


John, which are you selling?


thanks