Building a RC supplier
Wat am I into now? Already in 2017 I bought a kit from Model Slipway in the UK. Supplier Aziz. I bought this kit after I lost my Micro Magic sailing RC boats out on a lake nearby. Did not have a dinghy and had a hard time getting the sailing boat back to shore. Thinking about this at home I figgered, why not buy a tug or something.
Links for the AZIZ
History on the 1:50 Scale “Aziz”
The Aziz was built for worldwide operations to service and tow drilling units, and support production platforms. Aziz and her sister ship Arif were commissioned in 1983 for Prince Offshore of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. The main feature of their deck machinery is a double-drum waterfall type anchor handling/towing winch, 120 ton. pull, diesel driven. Two 3.1-ton capacity Tugger Winches are fitted behind the superstructure one on each side of the cargo deck and a 6 ton. electro-hydraulic deck crane is located on the boat deck for cargo handling.
Kit Contents: A high-quality detailed glassfibre hull; prop-shafts, rudders, fixed Kort nozzles (propellers at extra cost); a bow-thruster tube. CNC-milled and printed styrene parts for the decks, superstructure and wheelhouse; printed wood deck overlay. Thermo-formed styrene dinghy, life raft canisters and stern roller. Metal kits for the large waterfall winch, the tugger winches, anchor windlass and deck crane. Over 600 cast alloy fittings and etched brass components for the fine detail finish including brass handrail stanchions. All necessary rubber tyres, fendering, wire, rod, dowel, chain; vessel names etc. Excellent building instructions with numerous assembly drawings of the highest standard.
Received my Aziz Kit from Model Slipways
Model Scale 1:50
Length: 1105 mm
Beam: 248 mm
Displ. approx. 13.5 kg
All parts checked out against the enclosed list. Excellent parts along with a great instruction manual & drawings.