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the wizard

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Model tug boats can tow!
« on: February 12, 2007, 07:31:22 PM »

A Dumas MR DARBY with a 35 AH gel cell battery is good for about 2 - 3 hours towing.
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Re: Model tug boats can tow!
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2007, 09:26:08 PM »

hello wizard
have u any more pics of the tug? and what running gear is inside?
cheers tim
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Re: Model tug boats can tow!
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2007, 08:46:31 AM »

Nice rescue boat.

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the wizard

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Re: Model tug boats can tow!
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2007, 03:27:45 PM »

More information on my MR Darby can be found at
http://www.rktman.com/rlh/gallery/DougBussey/DougBussey.html

Any other questions, just ask and if I know the answer, I'll expound.

THX
Doug
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Re: Model tug boats can tow!
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2007, 01:30:38 AM »

Looked at the site, Mr Darby is superb.
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Re: Model tug boats can tow!
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2007, 03:15:56 AM »

nice i bet its heavy tho.
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Re: Model tug boats can tow!
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2007, 08:56:02 AM »

Interesting comment in the writeup on  that website -

Quote-   "Doug has spent about 50 hours over the past years cursing around the downtown lake in the picture"   :D
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Re: Model tug boats can tow!
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2007, 09:12:25 AM »

Love the couplings in the review, normal couplings 20 each   or  2 bits of hose pipe 25p!!!!
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Re: Model tug boats can tow!
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2007, 06:59:49 AM »

Have liked "Mr Darby" for a long time, great authority and presence on the water. However, as far as I could discover, it is not available from any retailer in UK or France.

Roger in France.
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BlazingPenguin

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Re: Model tug boats can tow!
« Reply #9 on: February 17, 2007, 11:54:20 AM »

Didnt 'Pegasus' models offer Dumas tugs in the magazines? ???
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Re: Model tug boats can tow!
« Reply #10 on: February 18, 2007, 01:15:23 PM »

http://www.prestonmodels.co.uk/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_BUILD_UP_R_C_KITS_48.html

          I noticed that Preston Models list Mr Darby - this was a reply to another query about chris craft models
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