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Traders/Vendors Products => Traders/Vendors Products => : tango May 03, 2010, 09:27:45

: ASD tug from MMB
: tango May 03, 2010, 09:27:45
Hi guys and gals, well we are finally there!!!!!

Our first semi kit is ready!!!!!!

The tug is 24" long and has a 10" beam.

What you get in the kit is a GRP molded hull, superstructure, a plan, and a set of resin and photo etched brass fittings. (See pic below for contents)

The Semi-kit is £125. (does not include wood for the deck, tube for the mast or wire for the hand rails)

The motor pack (not including prop) is £50 when bought at the same time as the kit (normal price £67)

Shipping to the mainland UK is £12.  All other destinations email or call for a quote.

Telephone 01633 431010 or email mmbshop@hotmail.com

Mark.

: Re: ASD tug from MMB
: tango June 09, 2010, 00:19:37
Hi guys and gals, I have tidied up this thread and I have also added new pics of the model.
: Re: ASD tug from MMB
: tango June 09, 2010, 00:45:54
Here are some photos of her on the water at the Model Boat Mayhem show at Wicksteed Park.

The tug has a 4lb 12oz bollard pull using the standard motor drive pack and the hull can take more power if you want it. I fitted my model out with independent motor control and also independent steering on the kort nozzles as well and with a a little bit of "stick twiddling" she can go sideways without a bow thruster!!!! (I must work out how I did it!!!)

The tug, being short and with a relatively wide beam makes her very agile and manouverable in tight spaces and she also steers extremely well in reverse with the korts set up as described above or if used with a mixer and linked korts.
: Re: ASD tug from MMB
: tango June 09, 2010, 00:48:31
Some more photos.....
: Re: ASD tug from MMB
: tango June 09, 2010, 00:58:02
Some more.
: Re: ASD tug from MMB
: tango June 09, 2010, 01:00:08
Anyone bored yet? ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D
: Re: ASD tug from MMB
: tango June 09, 2010, 01:02:10
Last lot now!!
: Re: ASD tug from MMB
: Model Tug Man June 09, 2010, 08:41:22
Nice looking tug, Mark. May have to consider building one after my Franklin is finished.
: Re: ASD tug from MMB
: chipchase June 10, 2010, 00:27:41
Great looking tug Mark well done. At least you won’t need a trailer to transport this to the lake. I might have to consider one of these in the future; she will be great for steering competitions.

Brian   
: Re: ASD tug from MMB
: Kieran H June 10, 2010, 06:06:53
can she accomidate any of the graupner drives? shes a nice lookin tug.
: Re: ASD tug from MMB
: tango June 10, 2010, 10:06:38
Thanks for the complements guys, it is nice to know our work is appreciated!! :-[ :-[ :-[

Kieren, yes you can fit a pair of the smaller Graupner schottel drives if you want to, there is plenty of room. I was considering fitting them myself but my wife wouldn't let me re-mortgage the house to buy them!!!!!

Mark.
: Re: ASD tug from MMB
: tugnut June 10, 2010, 12:33:58
Hi Mark my mates well pleased with his new kit he got at alford show.

Best regards John B
: Re: ASD tug from MMB
: sea.mariner August 18, 2010, 12:06:22
How are sales going with the ASD ? If anyone has seen Jennos build ;

http://modeltugforum.com/index.php?topic=2691.msg32686#msg32686

Then I am sure you will be doing well  :) :)

At the moment, I have too many hulls, and bits to work on and not forgetting a special little one ;

http://modeltugforum.com/index.php?topic=2725.msg36046#msg36046

But will invest over the winter months Mark  ;)

Regards, Dan.