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Bancroft 1/72 Fletcher class destroyer

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  • Bancroft 1/72 Fletcher class destroyer

    Motion RC has begun selling a line of Bancroft boats. I recently grabbed this 1/72 Fletcher. It comes ready to run with a transmitter, Admiral 2800 mA 2S LiPo battery and charger. The overall detail and quality of the kit is quite good for something that is RTR and it performs well on the water. I have been applying some weathering and you do need to provide your own ballast but that is about all that is needed. There were a handful of parts that had become dislodged in shipping but nothing significant. They were easy to re-attach.

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    Originally posted by RCJetDude View Post
    Motion RC has begun selling a line of Bancroft boats. I recently grabbed this 1/72 Fletcher. It comes ready to run with a transmitter, Admiral 2800 mA 2S LiPo battery and charger. The overall detail and quality of the kit is quite good for something that is RTR and it performs well on the water. I have been applying some weathering and you do need to provide your own ballast but that is about all that is needed. There were a handful of parts that had become dislodged in shipping but nothing significant. They were easy to re-attach.

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    Beautiful! Excellent weathering as well.

    That submarine looks familiar! Putting it to good use I see.

    Are you aware of this outfit? Kevin and I are members and they won't look down their noses if you put a sub in the water. http://www.wmunderway.mysite.com/cgi/yabb2/YaBB.pl

    So enjoyed the many pictures and videos you recently posted of the SubFest event, Steve. Most thoughtful.


    David
    "... well, that takes care of Jorgenson's theory!"

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