View Full Version : Dumas Typhoon

05-12-2014, 11:57 PM
I am looking at getting my first "Scale" boat. The Dumas Typhoon looks about up my alley. Anyone have experiance with the Dumas company and thoughts about this model?


05-13-2014, 01:07 AM
This build by Pat Tritle should tell you all you need to know.
Dumas are a well established company for scale boat kits.


05-13-2014, 06:31 AM
I have no idea about that particular model but the Dumas kits I built years ago were pretty crude with poor die cuts and heavy, marginal wood. Best ask a few who have actually built that model recently.


05-15-2014, 08:07 PM
saw a typhoon exactly like the build thread above on ebay for around 550

05-17-2014, 06:24 PM
Not sure about the typhoon. But I have built a few Dumas kits over the years and have had good luck with them. I did have 1 broken piece in one kit. A long piece that needed to be in one piece and not just joined together and glued on.This would show. A quick call to them and they sent me 2 of these pieces and a few more other pieces at their cost. I found them to be helpful and customer friendly. Maybe things have changed. Or maybe just poor quality mahogany now.