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Saturn XR6 6Ch Combo 2.4GHz FHSS

Saturn XR6 6Ch Combo 2.4GHz FHSS

£54.00

Saturn 6Ch Combo XR4 2.4GHz FHSS A high performance 2.4GHz radio ...
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Elbjorn Icebreaker

Elbjorn Icebreaker

£179.99

Billing Boats Elbjorn A typical trawler from the North Sea, built ...
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Traxxas M41 Catamaran 40" VXL Brushless TSM (TQi /No Batt/No Chg )

Traxxas M41 Catamaran 40

£456.00

The DCB M41 Widebody catamaran, designed by DCB (Dave's Custom Boats) ...
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Carson Reflex II 6 Channel Radio with Receiver

Carson Reflex II 6 Channel Radio with Receiver

£79.00

The Reflex Stick II of Carson Model Sport is an affordable, ...
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MS2589 Rigging Thread Tan Polyester Waxed 0.12mm x 45M

MS2589 Rigging Thread Tan Polyester Waxed 0.12mm x 45M

£3.49

Model Shipways Rigging Thread Tan Polyester Waxed 0.12mm x 45M
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MS1244 Rigging Thread Manilla Hemp Nylon 0.95mm x 9.2M

MS1244 Rigging Thread Manilla Hemp Nylon 0.95mm x 9.2M

£3.49

Model Shipways Rigging Thread Manilla Hemp Nylon 0.95 x 9.2M
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MS1245 Rigging Thread Manilla Hemp Nylon 1.22mm x 9.2M

MS1245 Rigging Thread Manilla Hemp Nylon 1.22mm x 9.2M

£3.49

Model Shipways Rigging Thread Manilla Hemp Nylon 1.22 x 9.2M
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MS1222 Rigging Thread White Nylon 0.7mm x 9.2M

MS1222 Rigging Thread White Nylon 0.7mm x 9.2M

£3.49

Model Shipways Rigging Thread White Nylon 0.7 x 9.2M
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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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Universal Joint - Red

Universal Joint - Red

£2.26

Modular type universal joint, requires inserts to complete. Old Part No. ...
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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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4134/07 Brass Pins 7mm (100)

4134/07 Brass Pins 7mm (100)

£1.18

Brass, building pins, round head. Length 7mm, diameter 0.7mm.
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Prins Willem 1:100

Prins Willem 1:100

£334.00

Launched in 1650, the Prins Willem was probably the largest vessel ...
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Universal Joint - Black

Universal Joint - Black

£2.40

Modular type universal joint, requires inserts to complete.
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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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Admiralty Glues Thin Superglue 20g Standard

Admiralty Glues Thin Superglue 20g Standard

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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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