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>> Home > Forum > Hobby Chit Chat! > HELP Advice from members needed
HELP Advice from members needed
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bikerjohn57
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Forum Posts: 37
16th Apr 2014 16:48  
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Hello All.

I am afraid I am In need of some advice again !

I am considering purchasing a new Perkasa kit, I have two In mind, the Nautical Marine Models twin motor version at £235 or the Hooben three motor version at £200.

Does anyone have any experience of either of these kits and could offer any advice to help me decide which one to go for.
The number of motors has no bearing on my decision as I already sail the Precedent 1/32 wooden hull
Perkasa running with just one motor and she runs fine on It.

I am more Interested In opinions of the quality of the mouldings and the ease of construction.

Looking forward to any responses, the more the merrier.
Thanks for taking the time to read and respond.
John

Dave Kershaw
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Forum Posts: 14
28th Apr 2014 16:01  
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HI John,
Have a mooch at my website www.perkasa.co.uk P.S Please send me any Pics you have when you get building 😉

BR Dave

bikerjohn57
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Forum Posts: 37
28th Apr 2014 19:58  
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HI Dave and thanks for your contact.

I have visited your website on many occasions and very good It Is too, unfortunately the specific Information I require Is not addressed there.

I have purchased 3 Precident Perkasa's on eBay, the first 2 were terrible and quickly resold via the same source and at a profit I'm glad to say, despite my description being more honest than they were when I bought them.

The 3rd one has been completely refitted with my preference of running gear, but the superstructure Is another matter, there Is only so much one can do with wood ! and I'm no chippie, which Is why I am considering a moulded construction, Its all In the detail.

Just love the lines of the Perkasa, some things just look right, other examples being the Meriden Triumph Bonnyvilles & E Type Jaguar, you just know they will top the ton just by looking at them 😀 (If I tried to explain you wouldn't understand). 👍

I cant understand why you were the only one to respond, surely there must be someone out there with experience of one of these kits.

Regards John

Dave Kershaw
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Forum Posts: 14
28th Apr 2014 20:52  
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HI John,
Thanks for the compliment Im glad If It was of any use to you.
There Is an article on the nmm Perkasa, but Im sure you spotted It.
You could try contact Les Brown through the link on my site I think he bought the nmm kit.
I like wood and brass myself 😉
Good luck, It would be great to hear how you get on,
Dave