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H004W-HO 53' Tug/Pilot/Yacht - Laser Cut Wood Craftsman Kit
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$79.95

 

ABOUT THIS KIT
Length……………53’……………………………..
Beam……… 15 ½’………………………….…
Built.............1936 Kennebunkport, Maine.........
Actual size of craft: Length 7 1/4” Width 2 1/8 ”
Power........diesel................................
 
This kit is designed to give the modeler the best advantages in building and finishing a terrific model.
 
No model shipbuilding skills are required for this kit. Some part modification (sanding or filing) might be required on the wood, resin, & metal parts for satisfactory fit. 
 
This waterline kit  is supplied with a detailed solid, paintable, artist resin hull with attached bulwarks. It includes laser cut wood pilot house, deck house, walls & roofs, windows, and many high quality pewter or resin castings as follows:
 
smoke stack
sea gull
cleats
life rings
antenna & two lights
bell
3 pc pilot house fitting set
spotlights
single bitt
laser cut hand rails          
  
The contents of this kit also include:
 Assembly instructions with
      painting and finishing instructions
      detailed assembly drawings
      parts photo sheet
      bill of materials
      kit prep and important notes
      photos of finished model
      general modeling instructions
      glossary of nautical terms 
  
All of the original patterns were made in our shop with reference to the details of several prototypes and much research in books, museums, photographs and conversations with master modelers.
    
We were inspired to develop this kit after viewing a photograph we took of the tug “Cadet” resting in a Maine port on a cold winter day. The photo offered us a very limited view of the vessel but what a beauty.
The actual “Cadet” has a length of 40’, smoke stack coming up through the pilot house, and a beautiful wood door and entry off the rear of the engine room. Our kit is 53’ long, free standing smoke stack, and a vent where their door is. Our good friend George Barrett from Sheepscot Models provided us with the information on the actual Cadet. CADET, built 1936, Kennebunkport, Maine, by documentation Specs; 12/8 – 38.2 x 11.2 x 4.6. 40’ LOA. It is truly a classic vessel and easily inspired us to come up with this kit that has some similarities.
 
Suggested skill level for assembling and finishing this model is 3 on a scale of 1 thru 10, with 10 being the most difficult.
 
This kit is not intended for children under the age of 14 without adult supervision,
 
The kit includes all necessary parts for full assembly as shown in the kit   box photos unless noted otherwise. 
 
People figures do not come with this kit. 
 
THIS KIT IS ALSO AVAILABLE IN A FULL HULL VERSION FOR SHELF DISPLAY OR ON THE RAIL ON YOUR LAYOUT. ENTER  "H004W-HO full hull" IN THE "QUICK FIND BOX" FOR DETAILS.

 

This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 15 January, 2017.
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