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CC212 Chain 3.5mm x 1M

CC212 Chain 3.5mm x 1M

£4.38

Chain 3.5mm x 1 Metre
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Elbjorn Icebreaker

Elbjorn Icebreaker

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Billing Boats Elbjorn A typical trawler from the North Sea, built ...
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CB146 Ramshead Block Walnut 12mm (10)

CB146 Ramshead Block Walnut 12mm (10)

£2.83

Ramshead Block Walnut 12mm
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CB144 Ramshead Block Walnut 8mm (10)

CB144 Ramshead Block Walnut 8mm (10)

£3.38

Ramshead Block Walnut 8mm
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CB142 Violin Block Walnut 12mm (10)

CB142 Violin Block Walnut 12mm (10)

£2.83

Violin Block Walnut 12mm
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CB140 Violin Block Walnut 8mm (10)

CB140 Violin Block Walnut 8mm (10)

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Violin Block Walnut 8mm
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CB86 Deadeye Walnut 10mm (Pack of 50)

CB86 Deadeye Walnut 10mm (Pack of 50)

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Deadeye Walnut 10mm (Pack of 50)
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CB84 Deadeye Walnut 7mm (Pack of 50)

CB84 Deadeye Walnut 7mm (Pack of 50)

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Deadeye Walnut 7mm (Pack of 50)
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Admiralty Glues Medium Superglue 20g Standard

Admiralty Glues Medium Superglue 20g Standard

£2.60

Caldercraft Admiralty Glues Standard Cyanoacrylate (superglue) is a high quality modelling ...
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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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Aliphatic Rapid Glue 145ml

Aliphatic Rapid Glue 145ml

£4.99

Outperforms traditional white glues with it's super fast grab time and ...
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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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Threaded Coupling Insert M4

Threaded Coupling Insert M4

£2.08

M4 Threaded Insert Old Part No. C8011
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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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Amati Pin Pusher

Amati Pin Pusher

£9.79

Amati Pin Pusher. This useful tool allows easy positioning of very ...
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Amati Pin Pusher Dual Tube Deluxe

Amati Pin Pusher Dual Tube Deluxe

£12.95

Amati Pin Pusher Dual Tube Deluxe. This useful tool allows easy ...
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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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