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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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Hansjollie Sailing Yacht

Hansjollie Sailing Yacht

£217.99

Aeronaut Hansjollie 224 boats of the Hansajolle type were built at ...
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Gorch Fock 1:150 Scale

Gorch Fock 1:150 Scale

£54.98

A model construction kit of probably the most famous ship of ...
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Star Wars AT-AT Scale 1:53

Star Wars AT-AT Scale 1:53

£59.99

Completely painted snap kit of the huge AT-AT that was used ...
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Star Wars Imperial Star Destroyer "Build & Play" 1:4000 Scale

Star Wars Imperial Star Destroyer

£24.98

Kit for building and playing of the Imperial Star Destroyer from ...
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Star Wars Tie Fighter (40 Years Ltd Edition)

Star Wars Tie Fighter (40 Years Ltd Edition)

£29.99

TIE Fighter (40 Years Star Wars)
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VW Beetle Police 1:24 Scale

VW Beetle Police 1:24 Scale

£22.99

A model construction kit of the famous VW Beetle in the ...
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Star Wars AT-ACT Walker

Star Wars AT-ACT Walker

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Kit for building and playing with the Elephant from the film ...
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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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Universal Joint - Red

Universal Joint - Red

£2.54

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

£2.29

3.2mm Plain Insert, Includes grub screw Old Part No. C8016
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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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Plain Coupling Insert 2mm

Plain Coupling Insert 2mm

£2.29

2mm Plain Insert, Includes grub screw Old Part No. C8004
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MFA 360/380/385/400 Motor Mount Bracket

MFA 360/380/385/400 Motor Mount Bracket

£1.99

90 deg Metal bracket for 360/380/385/400 complete with screws.
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Copper Eyelet 0.5mm (100)

Copper Eyelet 0.5mm (100)

£2.35

Sold in packs of 100, these eyelets are manufactured from 0.6mm ...
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Plain Coupling Insert 2.3mm

Plain Coupling Insert 2.3mm

£2.29

2.3mm Plain Insert, Includes grub screw Old Part No. C8005
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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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