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21016.9 Nordic Resin Castings

21016.9 Nordic Resin Castings

£237.00

Graupner Nordic Resin Castings
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21016.4 Nordic Rudders

21016.4 Nordic Rudders

£8.40

Graupner Nordic Rudders
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21016.14 Nordic Decal Set

21016.14 Nordic Decal Set

£8.40

Graupner Nordic Decal Set
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21016.3 Nordic Drive Shaft Brass Parts

21016.3 Nordic Drive Shaft Brass Parts

£13.58

Graupner Nordic Drive Shaft Brass Parts
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21016.8 Nordic CNC Milled Parts

21016.8 Nordic CNC Milled Parts

£4.24

Graupner Nordic CNC Milled Parts
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21016.6 Nordic Propellers (Pair)

21016.6 Nordic Propellers (Pair)

£70.54

Graupner Nordic Propellers (Pair)
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21016.1 Nordic ABS Parts

21016.1 Nordic ABS Parts

£70.54

ABS Parts for Nordic
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7.2v Intellect 5000mAhNiMh Battery Pack

7.2v Intellect 5000mAhNiMh Battery Pack

£44.98

Plug connector: JST/G2 Voltage: 7,2 V Type designation NiMH Intellect: ...
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3 Bladed Propeller RH 40mm M4

3 Bladed Propeller RH 40mm M4

£3.30

3 Bladed Propeller RH 40mm - Pitch 21mm Plastic M4 Thread
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Graupner Speed 600 8.4V Electric Motor (3301)

Graupner Speed 600 8.4V Electric Motor (3301)

£5.69

Hi-power standard electric motor delivering high torque. Mainly suitable for direct ...
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3 Bladed Propeller RH 35mm M4

3 Bladed Propeller RH 35mm M4

£3.30

3 Bladed Propeller RH 35mm - Pitch 18mm Plastic M4 Thread
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Graupner Silicone Tubing 2mm ID Thinwall 1 Metre

Graupner Silicone Tubing 2mm ID Thinwall 1 Metre

£1.99

Transparent, highly kink-resistant, with high flexibility, even at low temperatures. ...
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Graupner Speed 250 7.2V Electric Motor (6374)

Graupner Speed 250 7.2V Electric Motor (6374)

£6.07

Currently one of the smallest and lightest motors in the successful ...
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JP Power 480 Motor

JP Power 480 Motor

£5.09

JP Power 480 Motor Voltage range: 3.6-9.6V, ideal for 7.2V. RPM ...
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Universal Joint - Red

Universal Joint - Red

£2.54

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

£2.60

Caldercraft Admiralty Glues Standard Cyanoacrylate (superglue) is a high quality modelling ...
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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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