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[Score: 8/10] 45"/9800g Amsterdam Capable of 4mph and a runtime of 120mins Single Propellor (4 Blade 50mm) Direct Drive to a graupner (4 Blade) Powered by Lead Acid (12v) 7Amp/h Batteries Controlled Through Artesania Latina (45Amps) ESC - Comments: Very strong tug , can tow 2 persons in a rowboat . Runs very long time with 2 lead acid 12 v 7 amp
Hi Colin, looks like Humbrol / Revell Deck Green to me. As used e.g. on RN WW2 ships in the North Atlantic. Did my HMS Hotspur with this. Cheers Doug 😎 Hi Jugge: congratulations your Amsterdam is a super job 👍👍👍 Do not apologise for your English - you do not want to hear my attempts at Swedish! 😲😡
HI Allen, You have the early Amsterdam, like mine, plank on frame and the windows etc are stuck on the superstructure, mine once refurbished is a superb model just a word of warning, depending how it was stored, my hull had numerous cracks in the planking, leaked like a sieve. Send me a PM and i will email all the photos and instructions to you. There were 2 versions the instructions cover the moulded hull but the rest is virtually the same. Also 3 tugs were built 2 for the French navy, will include these as well. Mark
It was worth venturing down to the Boot Sale this morning as I found this Amsterdam Tug with fittings for £20. It is an Artesania Latina model and needs considerable restoration. If anyone has plans or build instructions which might help, I would be happy to purchase them.