Proboat PRB08046 PCF Mark I 24": Swift Boat RTR

Manufacturer: Pro Boat
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SKU: PRB08046
$769.00
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Execute daring missions piloting the ready-to-run, 1/25 scale Pro Boat PCF Mark I! It's filled with display-worthy detail for Vietnam vets and history buffs to admire, while the performance will make any lake or pond the setting for exciting patrols.

  • Incredible scale realism
  • High-quality Spektrum electronics
  • Dual 390 brushed motors
  • Realistic submerged propulsion and rudder systems
  • Highly detailed ABS hull
In The Box
  • (1) PCF Mark I 24" Swift Patrol Craft RTR
  • (1) Spektrum SLT3 3-Channel Transmitter
  • (1) Spektrum SLT 25a Brushed Marine ESC/RX
  • (1) Dual 390 Brushed Motors
  • (1) Boat Stand
  • (4) AA Transmitter Batteries
  • (1) Product Manual
 
Needed to Complete
  • (1) 11.1V 2200mAh 3S 30C LiPo Battery with IC3 or EC3 Connector
  • (1) Compatible Battery Charger

Features

  • Incredible scale realism
  • High-quality Spektrum electronics
  • Dual 390 brushed motors
  • Dual aluminum heatsinks
  • Realistic submerged propulsion and rudder systems
  • Highly detailed ABS hull
  • Authentic military trim scheme
  • Transmitter-controlled LEDs
  • Magnetic hands-free wire connector for the LEDs
  • Optional rotating machine gun turret
  • Spektrum SLT3 3-channel radio
  • Display stand

Overview

With the 1/25 scale PCF Mark I, Pro Boat honors the heroes who piloted Patrol Craft Fast (PCF) vessels on patrols during the Vietnam war. Veterans, their families, and history enthusiasts will all appreciate the depth and the accuracy of its detail. On the water, Pro Boat engineering delivers outstanding performance for all RC boat enthusiasts to admire!

The real PCF boats — also known as Swift Boats — were all-aluminum, 50-foot craft developed by request of the U.S. Navy specifically to combat insurgent activities. Initially used to patrol coastal areas, PCF missions later expanded to interior waterways where they carried Vietnamese forces, blocked enemy arms and munitions, and transported SEAL teams for counter-insurgency operations.

Though detailed enough to simply enjoy on display, the Pro Boat PCF Mark I is also equipped to execute daring missions at your local lake or pond. Two 390 brushed motors with aluminum heatsinks supply the muscle to move easily at scale speeds and maneuver with finesse. The included Spektrum SLT3 radio and 40-amp ESC/RX 2-in-1 provide dependable control of the on-board electronics — and let you operate the boat's LED lights right from the transmitter.

In addition to the lights, there are plenty more faithful scale features on the molded ABS hull. These include a .50 caliber gun on the bow, M60 machine guns, and a .50mm gun on the transom, plus life rings, docking tires, light pods, antennas, rail chains, and a flag. Eager to take its accuracy to an even higher level? The PCF Mark I comes ready to upgrade for an optional rotating machine gun turret (SMPSX108 Micro servo and SPMA3008 Y-harness attached to the steering channel required).

Out of the box, the Pro Boat PCF Mark I arrives expertly painted and finished with an accurate military trim scheme that enhances the boat's scale realism and its ready-to-run ease. Just add your choice of 3S LiPo battery and charger and you're ready for patrol!

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DETAILED ABS HULL 
DETAILED ABS HULL

The PCF Mark I commands attention on the water and on display. Its highly detailed, molded ABS hull features many scale accessories, including a .50 caliber gun on the bow, M60 machine guns, and a .50mm gun on the transom.

 

DETAILED MILITARY TRIM SCHEME 
DETAILED MILITARY TRIM SCHEME

Out of the box, the PCF Mark I is expertly painted and finished with a detailed military trim scheme that enhances the boat's accurate scale realism.

 

CONTROLLABLE LEDs 
CONTROLLABLE LEDs

Working LEDs with a magnetic, hands-free wire connector provide an extra touch of exciting scale realism during your nighttime patrols. The lights can be turned on and off from the included SLT3 transmitter.

 

DUAL 390 MOTORS  
DUAL 390 MOTORS

The power of dual installed 390 brushed motors enables the PCF Mark I to move easily at scale speeds and maneuver with finesse. Dual aluminum heatsinks keep the motors cool and increase their operating life.

 

SPEKTRUM 40A ESC/RX 2-IN-1 
SPEKTRUM 40A ESC/RX 2-IN-1

In addition to providing dependable control of the on-board electronics, the installed Spektrum 40 amp ESC/Rx 2-in-1 has an LED channel that lets you operate the boat's lights from the transmitter.

 

INCLUDED AND OPTIONAL SCALE DETAILS 
INCLUDED AND OPTIONAL SCALE DETAILS

Many molded accessories are included — life rings, docking tires, light pods, antennas, and rail chains — plus a flag. To take realism to the next level, the PCF Mark I comes ready to upgrade for an optional rotating machine gun turret (servo and y-harness required, sold separately).

 

SUBMERGED PROPULSION SYSTEM 
SUBMERGED PROPULSION SYSTEM

The propulsion system of the real PCF Mark I used twin submerged propellers. The submerged prop of this 1/25 scale model gives it the same driving characteristics as the 1:1 boat.

 

SUBMERGED RUDDER SYSTEM 
SUBMERGED RUDDER SYSTEM

The submerged rudder system of the PCF Mark I adds to the scale realism and while steering the boat with authority.

 

SPEKTRUM SLT3 3-CHANNEL RADIO 
SPEKTRUM SLT3 3-CHANNEL RADIO

The included Spektrum 3-channel SLT3 transmitter gives you a solid connection for controlling your PCF Mark I. Its third channel lets you remotely turn the vessel's working lights on and off.

 

BOAT STAND 
BOAT STAND

Pro Boat includes a convenient stand for the PCF Mark I that can be used for display or to cradle the boat while in storage.

 

Beam7" (178 mm)
Vehicle SizeStandard
RadioIncluded
TechnologySLT Protocol
Motor TypeBrushed
Speed ControlIncluded
Hull Height8.12" (206mm)
Completion LevelReady-To-Run
Product Weight3.15 lbs. (1.43kg)
BatterySold Separately
Drive SystemDirect/shaft
Motor Size390 Brushed Twin
Product Length24" (610 mm)
Hull MaterialABS
Propeller Size1.2 x 1.6 in
Recommended Motor Battery11.1V 2200mAh 3S 30C LiPo Battery with IC3 or EC3 Connector
Approximate Assembly TimeLess than 1 Hour
Hull TypeScale Boat
ChargerSold Separately
ReceiverIncluded
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