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We have full orders until mid-August.
We are unable to process new orders.
Due to the pandemic, expect a delay of up to 1 month.
For the EU, prices are without VAT (VAT will be added for only EU countries)
We have to ask every customer from the EU (increase the price for the tax in their country).
We will then send this tax to his country via (One Stop Shop) on a quarterly basis.
Thank you for your understanding.
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We always need this information from you (in the case of payment via PayPal , we also need your PayPal address to which we will then send the request for payment). Don't send money forward yourself, we always return it!
- Street name:
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Example of an order and payment: SKU-010... 1 pc, SKU-033...3 pcs. We will contact you (usually the same day). We shall let you know whether the item(s) is in stock, we shall send you an e-mail with the purchase price, the post and packing costs and the money transfer fee. Average price of overseas/worldwide shipping is about for etched sets:10 Euros /13 USD or submarine model 23 Euros /28 USD. You will also get information regarding the payment. You may use PayPal or bank transfer. Once the money arrives at our account, the parcel will be shipped and you will get the initial tracking information (tracking number). We are VAT payers in EU countries. So in the case of sales to the end customer, we will send you a calculation of the total price including VAT. In the case of sales to EU countries, we recommend a bank transfer, there is a better price without fees.
Delivery time for etched parts: normally 2 to 3 weeks (during a pandemic there may be a delay of up to 2 extra months). During Christmas holidays the delivery could be longer than one month (air and land transport).
Delivery time for Kit models: normally 3 to 4 weeks (during a pandemic there may be a delay of up to 2 extra months). During Christmas holidays the delivery could be longer than one month (shipping and land transport).
Customers of the RCsubs company are in the USA, France, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Finland, Belgium, United Kingdom and others.
Packing: Each order is meticulously packed in bubble foil and strong cardboard box to prevent any damage to the contents.
Assembly instructions: All instructions for assembling/installing the photo-etched sets are available on our web pages or will be sent to customers via e-mail. There are no printed (paper) instructions included in the P-E sets.
Quality: Customers are very satisfied with the quality of our products all over the world. Each item is thus thoroughly checked for quality and completeness. It especially applies to the photo-etched parts, where each sheet is screened for depth and quality of etching with no faulty or missing parts. For 3D print models some parts can be slightly repaired with sealant and glue after production. All items are produced in the Czech Republic only.
innovation: rcsubs reserves the right to improve existing products according to suggestions from customers.
Adress: Ing. Oto Gerza, Rokytnice 228, Vsetin 775 01, Czech Republic
Identif. number: 03688917
Prices do not include VAT! (VAT will be added for EU countries) we then pay this tax to your country on a quarterly basis via the One Stop Shop.
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Video U-Boot model type: XXI U-2540 scale 1/48
Video U-boot classe 206A scale 1/72 (MAXIMUS-Modellbau)
Video U-Boot model type: UBI scale 1/30
Video U-boot Seehund model typ: XXVII B scale 1/17
Video U-boot model typ: XXIII scale 1/35
The Last U-Boat Attacks of WW2
Video U-boot model typ: XXI scale 1/72
Video Midget submarine Marder scale 1/8
Video U-boot model typ: VIIC scale 1/48
Battle of Atlantic
RC Conversion for Revell typ: VIIC scale 1/72
Photo Etched sets for U-552 Trumpeter typ: VIIC scale 1/48
Photo Etched sets for U-505 Revell typ: IXC scale 1/72
RC conversion for Revell Skipjack scale 1/72
RC kit submarines 3D print Los Angeles, Class 214 1/72
Video U-boot model typ: 214 scale 1/72
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The company history and visions
We design and produce submarine models, photo-etched, metal and cast resin accessories and RC submerging systems (watertight cylinders), since the year 2000. As said before, we are much concerned with our products’ quality and with customers’ satisfaction.
Our customers have also their share in creation of our products, e.g. the photo-etched parts. Our company, the RCsubs, cooperates with modellers the world over.
Besides the original product line, aimed initially at the “submerging”, i.e. radio controlled submarine modellers, we, heeding the advice from our customers, turned our attention also to the static scale modellers’ needs. Thus we now produce the photo-etched sets for most of the plastic scale kits of submarines in several scales. Using our products elevates the scale and historic fidelity of a particular model immensely. These sets allow the discerning modeller to raise both the looks and true-to-scale value of his/her scale submarine model, regardless whether the model stands on the bookshelf at home or floats and dives in a swimming pool or a pond under RC control.
Our products also improve upon scale quality of the plastic kits, fixing some errors or omissions of them. Each model accessory is individually designed to a particular submarine, as we have proved during our research that there is nothing like e.g. a generic Gato-class or generic German Typ VIIC submarine etc., as each vessel in the class differs more or less from another in minor or even some major detail.
The major kit manufacturers must stop somewhere and make a decent saleable model with some possible omissions or errors, due to the understandable limits in cost of research and tooling. There are also some physical limits of injection moulding the miniature, thin or too fine parts in polystyrene, the main material of the plastic kits.
And that’s the point where we join the game and supply the discerning modeller with that extra quality to make his/her model exquisite and most accurate, a true replica of the real thing.
We scrounge all available and some hard to get to sources for info – photos, drawings, diagrams etc. of the particular sub. Thanks to the technology of metal etching with acid we can create e.g. the submarine’s deck with all the perforations, hatches etc. as on the original, life-size submarine. This brings the difference compared to a standard scale model kit. The etched brass deck simply looks proper.
The RCsubs company also provides the conversion sets for the Revell’s U-boot Type IXC, IXC40 submarine – namely the U-805, the U-516 and the U-534. On these vessels the much appreciated cooperation and help of the modellers from the USA, France, Germany and the UK brought fruit.
The set for the U-805 was created with the direct personal help and advice from Mr. Karl Bauer, who served on this submarine during the WWII as a torpedo technician. The U-805 surrendered at the US coast at the end of the Second World War, Mr. Bauer becoming a US citizen living there ever since.