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Graupner Theodor Heuss 2013

£1,147.49 £975.00

 

(Almost Ready To Run) Realistic replica of the first modern-design sea rescue cruiser (tower construction and separate auxiliary boat for deployment in shallow waters). All subsequent cruisers were built in line with this design.

 

Description

 

(Almost Ready To Run)Realistic replica of the first modern-design sea rescue cruiser (tower construction and separate auxiliary boat for deployment in shallow waters). All subsequent cruisers were built in line with this design.

Description

The model is not suitable for children under 14 years of age.
Anyone under 14 years of age operating the model must be supervised by a parent.

  • Almost ready-to-run (ARTR) model
  • GRP hull for both models
  • Superstructure made from laser-cut ABS parts
  • <liclass=”square”>Details and small parts made from metal or plastic

  • Finely detailed superstructure and details
  • Auxiliary boat included in the kit
  • Auxiliary boat can be lowered and then operated separately
  • Sail winch for operating the stern hatch is included
  • Hull, superstructure and auxiliary boat spray-painted in satin-finish colours
  • Decals applied
  • The cruiser features three integrated electric motors of the SPEED 600 class
  • The auxiliary boat has one integrated electric motor of the SPEED 280 class
  • Simple installation of RC components in the cruiser
  • The small size of the auxiliary boat makes it quite difficult to install the RC components, but not impossible
  • Scope of delivery: sea rescue cruiser, auxiliary boat, sail winch for stern hatch, ship stand, small parts
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Information

  • ARTR (Almost Ready To Run)
  • Realistic replica of the first modern-design sea rescue cruiser (tower construction and separate auxiliary boat for deployment in shallow waters). All subsequent cruisers were built in line with this design
  • A total of four Theodor Heuss class ships were built
  • The sea rescue cruiser was christened Theodor Heuss on 12 February 1957, named after the German President at the time
  • The auxiliary boat was christened Tedje, which is the northern German diminutive form of the first name Theodor
  • The Theodor Heuss was in service from 1957 to 1963 at Borkum and from 1963 to 1985 around Laboe. After that the cruiser was sold and it still sails today as a yacht called FridoSpatz
  • The auxiliary boat has also been under private ownership since 1996 and is expected to sail again following its restoration. In the past it could be found as an exhibit in front of the rescue hut in Norddeich
  • The Theodor Heuss found in the Deutsches Museum in Munich is actually the renamed sister ship the H. H. Meier
  • High-quality, first-class model with outstanding detailing

RC functions
Cruiser
Rudder control
Forward/reverse,
continuously variable control
Open/close stern hatch
Lower auxiliary boat by opening the stern hatch

Auxiliary boat
Rudder control
Forward/reverse,
continuously variable control

Specification
Scale: 1 : 20
Weight [g]: 6300 g
Hull width [mm]: 265 mm
Overall length [mm]: 1160 mm
Overall height [mm]: 560 mm

 

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