NEW RELEASE! AT AMHERST SHOW - Kit available for pre-order, delivery at Amherst Railway Show, Big E Springfield, MA Jan. 28, 2017 - limited quantity
Fine Craftsman Detailed Resin kit with finely detailed Metal and Resin parts
This kit is also available in Full Hull - Click "quick find" H005 (listed under category "Boat Model Kits O Full Hull")
Actual Length: 5-7/8 inches Width: 1-11/16 inches
This kit also available Built up/fully detailed and painted: "quick find" HBU-005-1 listed under category "O Boats" "All ready built O Models"
Photos are shown building kit as an open launch or built with the roof
This kit of a charming, steam powered vessel is supplied with a resin hull, deck, boiler, & engine with quality pewter castings.
This kit is designed to give the modeler the best advantages in building and finishing a terrific model. 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.
All of our resin parts are hand molded from high quality resin that is tough, durable, machinable, and paintable. Many of our high quality metal castings and brass components have been specifically designed for our kits.
Our Craftsman kits are freelance designs that incorporate features from some prototype vessels.
No model shipbuilding skills are required for our kits. Kits include all parts necessary for assembly,
as shown in the photos unless noted as well as detailed drawings, instruction sheets and
Our kit brings you an “O” scale version of a vessel that would have been common from mid 1800s to present throughout the world. It can be found on all US & European coast, rivers and lakes. Its primary purpose is to carry people. It has widely used by both individuals and military. It can be seen in many various designs and lengths. Many have solid roof & windowed superstructures with canvas roofs covering only a portion of the cockpit. They usually have a very classic look to them.