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Happy Hunter with Fitting Set

Happy Hunter with Fitting Set

£569.99

The Happy Hunter is a scale reproduction of a Dutch ocean-going ...
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IFF and Radar Aerials 1:72 Scale

IFF and Radar Aerials 1:72 Scale

£3.50

IFF and Radar Aerials 1:72 Scale Fittings
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Winch 1:72 Scale

Winch 1:72 Scale

£3.50

Winch 1:72 Scale Fittings
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Small Carley Floats 1:72 Scale

Small Carley Floats 1:72 Scale

£4.00

Small Carley Floats 1:72 Scale Fittings
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Mayflower 1st Step Starter Kit

Mayflower 1st Step Starter Kit

£59.95

The well known Mayflower was the ship that in 1620 transported ...
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Ready Ammunition Lockers Type 2 1:72 Scale

Ready Ammunition Lockers Type 2 1:72 Scale

£4.50

Ready Ammunition Lockers Type 2 1:72 Scale Fittings
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Boarding Ladders 1:72 Scale

Boarding Ladders 1:72 Scale

£2.50

Boarding Ladders 1:72 Scale Fittings
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Lewis 0.303in Guns and Mounts 1:72 Scale

Lewis 0.303in Guns and Mounts 1:72 Scale

£3.50

Lewis 0.303in Guns and Mounts 1:72 Scale Fittings
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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 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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Plain Coupling Insert 3.2mm

Plain Coupling Insert 3.2mm

£2.29

3.2mm Plain Insert, Includes grub screw Old Part No. C8016
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1022 White Wood Filler

1022 White Wood Filler

£4.90

White wood filler, very light, quick drying and sands easily, specially ...
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Plain Coupling Insert 4mm

Plain Coupling Insert 4mm

£2.29

4mm Plain Insert, Includes grub screw Old Part No. C8007
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Threaded Coupling Insert M4

Threaded Coupling Insert M4

£2.29

M4 Threaded Insert Old Part No. C8011
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Instrument Panel Decals 5.0mm 1:15 Scale

Instrument Panel Decals 5.0mm 1:15 Scale

£1.69

Cap Maquettes Instrument Panel 1:15 Scale Instrument dials & switch panels ...
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Block Single Walnut 3mm

Block Single Walnut 3mm

£0.11

3mm Single block. Walnut. Sold Individually, these single blocks measure ...
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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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