This is the motorized,
automatic diving and surfacing 1/150 kit. Not a very realistic scale kit.
It came as the U-581, but the decals were way off. Any sub geek can pick it
apart for days. That said I bought one on E-bay anyway. I thought it may be fun
to try. The kit arrived and the instructions were in Chi-Japa-Korea-neese I
guess, not sure, couldn't read it. The photos were universal so I went that
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Things progressed nicely until the
wiring portion. If you follow the instructions, it WILL NOT work correctly.
assumed the instructions to be correct and several do-overs and trips to Radio
Shack followed. Even a "test flight" usually reserved for tedious
model airplanes. Still didn't work. An important step was omitted.
the instructions. Once in the trash and with a little common sense it bench
tested perfectly. Warmer weather will soon allow for her Maiden Voyage.