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4 to 8 cell mains fast charger

 4 to 8 cell mains fast charger

4 to 8-cell fast charger (220-240v mains supply only)

A mains powered trickle charger that can be used to fast charge Nicad or Nimh battery packs at a 2ah rate Comes with polarised Deans Connector and and adaptor to allow connect to cells with the Tamiya 7.2v type socket

Example charge time of a 7.2V 3Ah pack would be around 1.5 hours

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13.50 / US$14.85

Brass Pins 7mm (Pack of 200)

Brass Pins 7mm (Pack of 200)

Brass Dome Head Pin, 1.2 x 7mm 100pk: Stem Ø1.2mm, Stem Length: 6.4mm, Head Ø2.7mm, Length (o/a): 7mm. (Pack of 200).

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3.41 / US$3.75

700 size Universal Motor mounting bracket ( Pack of 1)

700 size Universal Motor mounting bracket ( Pack of 1)

Motor Mount: Laser cut 12 Gauge (2.5mm) Aluminium motor mount for 700 Series Motors, Base (o/a) 75x65mm, Height (o/a) 50mm, Central hole opening Ø 17.8mm, Motor mounting holes Ø 4.3mm, Motor mounting hole centres 29mm. (Pack of 1)

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6.97 / US$7.67

5mm Mast Base (Pack of 1)

5mm Mast Base (Pack of 1)

5mm Mast Base: Base Ø10mm, Hole Ø5mm, Height: 6mm. (Pack of 1)

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3.59 / US$3.95

White Sail Cloth 750x1000mm

White Sail Cloth  750x1000mm

White Sail Cloth 750x1000mm. Relicates modern yacht sailcloth.

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4.78 / US$5.25

Grabrail Stanchion 3.5mm high (Pack of 10)

Grabrail Stanchion 3.5mm high (Pack of 10)

Grabrail Stanchion 3.5mm high x 1.6mm dia ball. Accepts 0.75mm dia wire (Pack of 10)

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2.52 / US$2.77

3D Cowl vent heads 13mm dia cowl x 27mm high (Pack of 2)

3D Cowl vent heads 13mm  dia cowl x 27mm high (Pack of 2)

Cowl vent heads 13mm dia cowl x 27mm high. 3D printed vent with vent hole all the way through the stem. (Pack of 2)

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3.54 / US$3.89

Kriegsmarine WWII sailor with rope 1:35 scale

Kriegsmarine WWII sailor with rope 1:35 scale

Kriegsmarine WWII sailor with rope 1:35 scale 50mm

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8.60 / US$9.46

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Super-detailing the Cutter Sherbourne Super-detailing the Cutter Sherbourne
Ref: K9704
Super-detailing the Cutter Sherbourne. A guide to building the Caldercraft kit by George Bandurek

The book presents a step by step guide or 'practicum' to building an impressive model of the revenue cutter 'Sherbourne'. At the heart of the model is a beginners' kit from Caldercraft / Jotika which gives a sound basic hull but simplifies many of the fittings and omits others. The detailed instructions in the book describe how to make masts and sails, belay all the rigging and add fine details such as a compass, crew and racks for cannon balls. The modelling techniques range from traditional woodcraft to laminated paper to computer printed fabric. All can be undertaken on a kitchen table and do not require expensive tools or materials.

The book is copiously illustrated with over 300 colour photographs and shows how to refine and embellish the kit to create a faithful reproduction of the original. The author's model won a silver medal and the 'Model Boats' kit cup at the Model Engineer Exhibition in London, 2010.

Price: 19.00 / US$25.08 (US$ Tax Free Price)


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Photoetching For The Plastic Ship Modeler Photoetching For The Plastic Ship Modeler
Ref: GMHB-1
A 32-page soft-cover handbook with plenty of hints and tips for the first-time user of Gold Medal Models photoetched metal fittings for model ships. Contains chapters on available products and materials, appropriate kits, preparation and tools, attaching railings, assembling catapults, cranes & similar fittings, installing ladders, painting, and correcting mistakes. Includes almost 90 photos (including nine new photos added for this latest printing.)

Price: 12.95 / US$17.09 (US$ Tax Free Price)


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Card Modelling by Alvar Hansen Card Modelling by Alvar Hansen
Ref: K2717
Card Modelling - basic and Advanced Techniques by Alvar Hansen:

This is a book about making models from paper and card. Lavishly illustrated with clear advice and guidance on all aspects of the hobby. To get you started a small simple model of a motor boat is included for you to follow along with. Basic and advanced techniques are covered as well as material, glue and tool selection make this the definative book on the subject. A must have.

Price: 22.95 / US$30.29 (US$ Tax Free Price)


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Ship Modeling Simplified by Frank Mastini Ship Modeling Simplified by Frank Mastini
Ref: K8679
Ship Modeling Simplified: Tips and Techniques for Model Construction from Kits : Frank Mastini acquired a lifelong curios ity about the sea and its historic sailing vessels as a youngster in Italy. A graduate of the Italian Naval Academy, Mastini honed his seamanship skills aboard the 270-foot, square-rigged training vessel, Amerigo Vespucci.

He began his professional model building career in 1961, developing a clientele of collectors for whom he still builds on commission. Mastini recently finished a scratch-built model of the Mary and John. a ship that carried a group of Pilgrims from England to Dorchester, Massachusetts in 1630. He is the author of a series of articles for Ships in Scale magazine and is in frequent demand as a coach for beginning modelers.

Here is the advice you need for a troublefree start in an exciting bobby, including:

• Choosing the right kit
• Deciphering complicated plans
• Setting up an efficient workbench and buying the right tools
• Keeping sane while working with miniature blocks, lines, and planking
• Painting, decorating, and displaying your finished model.

Price: 15.95 / US$21.05 (US$ Tax Free Price)


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Archtectura Navalis Mercatoria by F H Chapman Archtectura Navalis Mercatoria by F H Chapman
Ref: K1558
Archtectura Navalis Mercatoria by Fredrik Henrik Chapman: First published in 1768, this remarkable collection of sophisticated line drawings offers a fascinating look at the maritime world of the eighteenth century, documenting merchant and naval ships from various countries. Seventy detailed illustrations chart vessel dimensions, crew size, storage capabilities, and manner of rigging for packet ships, pleasure boats, privateers, frigates, and other ships.

Fredrik Henrik af Chapman (1721—1808) was a naval architect, a vice-admiral in the Swedish navy, and the author of several books on shipbuilding. This volume constitutes an indispensable treatise for model builders, naval historians, and maritime enthusiasts, as well as anyone who appreciates the art of drafting.

This republication of 62 plates from the edition originally published by Holmiae Stockholm, 1768, and the James Inman translation of Chapman’s 'Tractat om Skepps-Byggeriet', as originally published in A Treatise on Ship Building (1820).

Price: 17.95 / US$23.69 (US$ Tax Free Price)


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The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor by Darcy Lever The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor by Darcy Lever
Ref: K2208
The Young sea Officer's Sheet Anchor by Darcy Lever:

2012 Reprint of 1819 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. This is a highly illustrative and important rigging and seamanship manual of early 19th century, first published by Darcy Lever in 1808. It was regarded as a standard textbook for the Merchant and Royal Navy. The manual includes 111 explanatory plates containing 587 illustrations covering all aspects of practical seamanship including sails, shrouds, masts, tackles, ropes, knotting, rigging, ship positions, anchors, buoys and the compass. Ever wonder how the rigging looked, or how the seamen rove up the standing rigging? Ever wonder how to right a ship on her beam ends? Ever wonder how sailors famous sailors of the era remembered all the terms and procedures, or what they referred to while they mastered the art of seamanship? This book is one of the tools they employed.

Price: 19.95 / US$26.33 (US$ Tax Free Price)


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Ship Modelling from Scratch by Edwin B Leaf Ship Modelling from Scratch by Edwin B Leaf
Ref: K8170
.Ship Modelling from Scratch by Edwin B Leaf: Ship Modeling from Scratch expands the horizon of any kit builder looking for a challenge, including choosing the right subjec, finding and interpreting historical material, building from plans, drawing scaled plans from photographs, buying tools and materials, building everything from half models to plank-onframe or plank-on-bulkhead versions of traditional sailing craft to modern steel cargo ships and painting and displaying your model

Price: 18.95 / US$25.01 (US$ Tax Free Price)


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