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John Walsh15/07/2009 09:33:47
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      My grandson is showing some interest in model boats and would like one of the Thundertiger ARTR fishing boats for his next birthtday.  I have not seen this range and wonder if they represent good value.  Prices seem to vary so much. any thoughts would be appreciated.

Tony Smith01/08/2009 22:03:59
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Hi John, they are very good value for the money, I've had the Lobmaster for about 10 months without a single problem. In that time it has run at least once a week and sometimes more when the club has had a show. It has a 'real' radio control that you can change the crystals and comes with everything you need to get on the water except the batteries for the transmitter. Very well made, with a double hull that is virtually unsinkable. You do need to shop around for the best price, I paid £99 for mine at the local model shop, but I doubt you will get one under £129.00 these days. Ebay is a good place to try if you don't mind the internet. There are three pictures of mine in the competition pages, I have mildly converted it into aGreek boat.....Best of luck, and if you get one, you WILL have fun with it.....cheers.........Tont
The Long Build01/08/2009 22:11:46
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Hi John
 
Howes Models do this I think at the moment for £99.00 although I think they are sold out at the moment.  Might be worth contacting them though.  There is a link to them in the adds down the right hand side of this page.
John Walsh02/08/2009 12:07:47
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Hi.  Many thanks for your thoughts on this range. No-one appears to have any stock at present, and do not expect any until September.    John

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