U-Boat type: XXI 1/48 by RCsubs


SKU-0201   Price: 455 or 400 € (on order)

SKU-0201S   Price: 1140 $ or 1000 € (on order)

SKU-0201R   Price: 1320 $ or 1160 € (on order)

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U-Boat models type: XXI  1/48 Prototype 

XXI Version: U-2540, U2511, U2501, U-2502, U2513, Wilhelm Bauer



Sale of STL files. Etched parts will be delivered by postal service including CD with STL data.

RCsubs reserves the right to update these files.

Etched parts can only be delivered to the customer who once purchased STL data.

The maximum object size STL (printed on PRUSA MK3S)


 Hull:  X=177 mm, Y=173 mm, Z=185 mm

Tower (printed on diagonal):  X=247 mm, Y=207,5 mm, Z=75 mm

SKU-0201 (STL files + Etched parts)

Example of 3D models: submarine version U-2540 year 1945


Front mechanic rudder system 

STL Sample (each 3D model has holes prepared for gluing etched parts)

printing instructions

Photo Etched parts

Tower XXI

Tower version Wilhelm Bauer  (for the Wilhelm Bauer version there must be another type of etched deck)

Photo Etched for Hull and Deck (metal sheet thickness 0.4 mm)

build plans example U-boat U-2540

example of decals for version U-2540

Example of decals for each submarine type

(decals will only be for one version of the submarine)

SKU-0201S static version (3D print parts + Etched parts)

material print: PLA


High detail, etched parts, multiple versions of submarines according to the shipyard.

The hull is folded similar to the actual structure. The hull has axial locks and guides. Engine mounts are solved, front rudder system is a functional part of WTC.

Due to the high printing time, only one kit per month is possible.