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Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer Premium Line Model

Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer Premium Line Model

£1,040.00

The guided missile destroyer of the Arleigh Burke class are the ...
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CAP Figure - Ophelia 1:10 Scale

CAP Figure - Ophelia 1:10 Scale

£22.90

Cap Maquettes Riva Resin Figure Ophelia 1:10 Scale Length 180mm Parts ...
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Dragon Force V5 - Silicone Rubber O-Rings (Pk10)

Dragon Force V5 - Silicone Rubber O-Rings (Pk10)

£1.75

Joysway Dragon Force - Silicone Rubber O-Rings (Pk10) For V5 versions ...
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Dragon Force V5 - Sail Clew Hook (Pk10)

Dragon Force V5 - Sail Clew Hook (Pk10)

£6.25

Joysway Dragon Force - Sail Clew Hook (Pk10) For V5 versions ...
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Dragon Force V5 - Metal Kicker Assembly

Dragon Force V5 - Metal Kicker Assembly

£10.99

Joysway Dragon Force - Metal Kicker Assembly For V5 versions Dragonforce
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Dragon Force V5 - Mainsail Luff Rings (Pk10)

Dragon Force V5 - Mainsail Luff Rings (Pk10)

£4.25

Joysway Dragon Force - Mainsail Luff Rings (Pk10) For V5 versions ...
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Dragon Force V5 - Rig Assembly C (No Sails)

Dragon Force V5 - Rig Assembly C (No Sails)

£44.99

DF65 V5 - Rig Assembly C (No Sails)
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Dragon Force V5 - Rig Assembly B (No Sails)

Dragon Force V5 - Rig Assembly B (No Sails)

£44.99

DF65 V5 - Rig Assembly B (No Sails)
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Plain Coupling Insert 4mm

Plain Coupling Insert 4mm

£2.08

4mm Plain Insert, Includes grub screw Old Part No. C8007
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Universal Joint - Red

Universal Joint - Red

£2.26

Modular type universal joint, requires inserts to complete. Old Part No. ...
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Admiralty Glues Thick Superglue 20g Standard

Admiralty Glues Thick Superglue 20g Standard

£2.53

Caldercraft Admiralty Glues Standard Cyanoacrylate (superglue) is a high quality modelling ...
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Universal Joint - Black

Universal Joint - Black

£2.40

Modular type universal joint, requires inserts to complete.
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Amati Fast Clamps

Amati Fast Clamps

£10.99

Unbreakable, shock resistant polystyrene clamps hold irregularly shaped parts while you ...
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Plain Coupling Insert 3.2mm

Plain Coupling Insert 3.2mm

£2.08

3.2mm Plain Insert, Includes grub screw Old Part No. C8016
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Admiralty Glues Medium Superglue 20g Standard

Admiralty Glues Medium Superglue 20g Standard

£2.53

Caldercraft Admiralty Glues Standard Cyanoacrylate (superglue) is a high quality modelling ...
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#11 Long Angled Blades for Lightweight Knife - 9510 (5)

#11 Long Angled Blades for Lightweight Knife - 9510 (5)

£1.99

KN1110 - #11 Replacement long angled blade, for use with Part ...
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Caldercraft Admiralty Paints

Cornwall Model Boats | Adhesives, Paints & Grease | Paints |  Caldercraft Admiralty Paints

Admiralty Water Based Paints

A range of high quality water based paints from Admiralty Paints, designed specifically for use on model kits.

Admiralty Stains

A range of high quality Waterbased stains from Admiralty Stains.

Admiralty Varnishes

A range of high quality water based varnishes from Admiralty Varnishes.

Should I use Waterbased or Enamel paints?

Through our own personal experience we recommend waterbased paints as they both act and appear identical to enamels but also have a number of advantages and only one minor limitation as detailed below:

Advantages of using waterbased paints:

  • Admiralty Paints Waterbased paints are touch dry far quicker than enamels, meaning less time waiting around and more time modelling.
  • Admiralty Paints Waterbased paints offer a better one coat coverage than enamels.
  • Admiralty Paints Waterbased paints can be thinned down with water to produce ‘washes’ whereby the surface is coloured by the paint but the underlying grain and natural wood is still visible.
  • Admiralty Paints Waterbased paints are non harmful.
  • Using Admiralty Paints Waterbased paints means paint brushes, clothing, skin etc. can all be washed in water; there is no need for chemical cleaners.
Limitation of using waterbased paints:

  • Some components that require soaking can not be pre-painted. For example some modellers will paint the wale planking prior to soaking in water, bending and attaching to the model. If a waterbased paint has been used, depending upon how long it was left to dry, the colour may bleed onto surrounding timber.

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