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Posted: 9/3/2023 2:41:22 PM EST
I was given a tugboat model that has a rudder and prop installed.  No other gear.

Is there some kind of all in one kit that someone can suggest to finish this off?  I never really got into RC stuff as a kid but I guess this thing needs a motor, power supply, servo for the rudder, and a remote.

I took some pictures to show what I have and the parts that came with it.

Any help is greatly appreciated.  Thanks!



Link Posted: 9/3/2023 2:45:56 PM EST
[#1]
That is one of the Midwest Products series of boats.  They made a tug boat, fire boat and a few others on the same hull.  Steam or electric power were options.

550 brushed motor and standard sized servos work well.
Link Posted: 9/3/2023 6:47:27 PM EST
[#2]
You need a T-Hull submarine to go with it.
Link Posted: 9/3/2023 8:40:35 PM EST
[#3]
Add one of these

Attachment Attached File
Link Posted: 9/3/2023 9:13:19 PM EST
[#4]
Link Posted: 9/4/2023 7:37:08 PM EST
[#5]
Here is a build thread on a very similar model, should give you some idea.

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?1058814-Midwest-Liberty-Tug-Fun-to-build%21
Link Posted: 9/5/2023 5:34:14 AM EST
[#6]
Thanks for the ideas!
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