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Model Expo Benjamin Latham 1:48 Scale Plank on Bulkhead Kit 1:48” Scale (MS2109) by Model Shipways …a division of Model Expo. ON SALE! Model Expo, serving hobby enthusiasts with precision models since 1976. You are buying factory-direct! BRIEF HISTORY: Built in the Tarr & James yard at Essex, MA in 1902, the Benjamin Latham sailed out of Noank, CT as a mackerel steiner. She was lost off the coast of San Juan in 1943. The Britannia metal fitting set is one of the most comprehensive we’ve ever compiled, including windlass parts, anchors, bilge pumps, props, exhaust pipes, fiferails and smokeheads. One of the most remarkable features of our Model Expo Benjamin W. Latham is an authentic plank-on-bulkhead seine boat. You’ll build it upside down on a set of formers, just like the real thing! Sail cloth for a full complement of sail completes the kit. Smithsonian Institute supplement original plans by Erik A. R. Ronnberg, Jr., for a total of six sheets. Updated 48 page instruction book leaves no construction detail unexplained. Model is displayed on a 30″ oak base (available separately). Model Shipways Kit No. MS2109 Model Dimensions: Length 33″ / Height 27″ / Scale 1-1/4″. Your Model is only as good as the tools you use to build it..Here are some Essential Tools we recommend for Ship Modeling: Fair-A-Frame, for a Perfect Bulkhead Alignment – http://amzn.to/29FbHF8 Electric Plank Bender, Bends wooden planking strips with ease and guarantees the correct curvature every time – http://amzn.to/29M2q1G Deluxe Hobby & Craft Tool Set, All the essential knives and tools for model building! – http://amzn.to/29M2tKU Model Expo Store: www.amazon.com/shops/ModelExpo

Description

Brand: Model Shipways

Features:

  • Our own Model Expo Benjamin W. Latham model is a joy to build, and the large, 1/4 scale allows for lots of detail. All wooden parts, including the false keel and 14-piece bulkhead set, are laser cut.
  • The Ben Latham kit contains basswood planking for the hull and deck, and plenty of strip stock for timberheads, monkey boards, riding bitts and deck pads. Basswood is also supplied for deck cabins, hatches and chain boxes.
  • Wooden blocks and deadeyes number over 100, and rigging comes in three diameters. You’ll find brass eyebolts, chainplates and strop rings.
  • Made in the USA. Model Expo is an American manufacturer serving hobby enthusiasts with precision models since 1976 and is a hobby tools manufacturer, distributor, and reseller.
  • Detailed plans and clear assembly instructions. Includes full size actual blueprint. Model Shipways’ kits are the most authentic representation available. And now, thanks to newly drawn plans and revised instruction books by Ben Lankford, building our kits is more accurate and easier than ever.

Details: Model Expo Benjamin Latham 1:48 Scale Plank on Bulkhead Kit 1:48” Scale (MS2109) by Model Shipways …a division of Model Expo. ON SALE! Model Expo, serving hobby enthusiasts with precision models since 1976. You are buying factory-direct!
BRIEF HISTORY:
Built in the Tarr & James yard at Essex, MA in 1902, the Benjamin Latham sailed out of Noank, CT as a mackerel steiner. She was lost off the coast of San Juan in 1943.
The Britannia metal fitting set is one of the most comprehensive we’ve ever compiled, including windlass parts, anchors, bilge pumps, props, exhaust pipes, fiferails and smokeheads.

One of the most remarkable features of our Model Expo Benjamin W. Latham is an authentic plank-on-bulkhead seine boat. You’ll build it upside down on a set of formers, just like the real thing! Sail cloth for a full complement of sail completes the kit. Smithsonian Institute supplement original plans by Erik A. R. Ronnberg, Jr., for a total of six sheets. Updated 48 page instruction book leaves no construction detail unexplained. Model is displayed on a 30″ oak base (available separately).

Model Shipways Kit No. MS2109
Model Dimensions: Length 33″ / Height 27″ / Scale 1-1/4″.

Your Model is only as good as the tools you use to build it..Here are some Essential Tools we recommend for Ship Modeling:

Fair-A-Frame, for a Perfect Bulkhead Alignment – http://amzn.to/29FbHF8
Electric Plank Bender, Bends wooden planking strips with ease and guarantees the correct curvature every time – http://amzn.to/29M2q1G
Deluxe Hobby & Craft Tool Set, All the essential knives and tools for model building! – http://amzn.to/29M2tKU

Model Expo Store:
www.amazon.com/shops/ModelExpo

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