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The deck house lifts off for access to the removable gas cylinder and the gas attenuator.

The cockpit panelling and seat are removable to give access to the radio control receiver and steering servo.

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Marten & Howes

Steam unit supplied by Martin Baylis Engineering with Kingdon style vertical boiler and three cylinder steam engine

Brass propeller and all running gear supplied with the kit.

The caps for draining the oil separator tanks are removed with a special tool provided with the steam unit.

Scale - 1:12

Length overall - 50 inches / 1270mm

Beam 7” (178mm)

Draught - hull only = 2.125 inches/54mm

Max draught = 4.25 inches / 108mm

Minimum freeboard = 2.85inches / 72mm

Displacement = 12 lbs / 5.4 kgs

Displacement without steam plant = 6 lbs / 2.7 kgs

The kit is supplied without the steam unit. The kit contains all the parts and fittings to construct the model, including the fibreglass hull moulding and running gear, a general arrangement drawing and building instructions with colour illustrations. Also included in the instructions are identification drawings for the pre-cut parts. These are not to scale. The kit does not include glues, paint or varnish, or the radio control. Other steam units can be fitted by the builder provided they do not exceed the weights shown on the the general arrangement drawing and their position do not interfere with the trim of the model.