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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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Dolly Harbour Launch 1:20

Dolly Harbour Launch 1:20

135.95

This type of ship is used universally in many ports of ...
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Mini Hobby Hammer (1 3/4oz/50g)

Mini Hobby Hammer (1 3/4oz/50g)

4.03

Ideal for smaller pins, nails and tacks. Length 190mm, weight 1 ...
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Ball Pein Hammer (4oz/112g)

Ball Pein Hammer (4oz/112g)

8.51

A miniature scaled down version of the traditional ball pein hammer. ...
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Ball Pein Hammer (2oz/56g)

Ball Pein Hammer (2oz/56g)

7.13

A miniature scaled down version of the traditional ball pein hammer. ...
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Ball Pein Hammer (1oz/28g)

Ball Pein Hammer (1oz/28g)

5.46

Aminiature scaled down version of the traditional ball pein hammer. Used ...
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5 in 1 Angle Tool & Gauge (100mm)

5 in 1 Angle Tool & Gauge (100mm)

11.35

Versatile measuring tool - metric/imperial Performs five separate & ...
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3 Assorted Grade 25mm Spare Sanding Belts

3 Assorted Grade 25mm Spare Sanding Belts

7.13

The 3 sanding bands (Coarse, Medium, and Fine) are for use ...
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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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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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Microsnips (Rigging Snips)

Microsnips (Rigging Snips)

4.70

Versatile Japanese style scissors. Very fine surgically sharp blades gives a ...
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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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Rigging Thread 0.50mm Black (10m)

Rigging Thread 0.50mm Black (10m)

1.88

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Admiralty Glues Medium Superglue 20g Professional

Admiralty Glues Medium Superglue 20g Professional

4.80

Caldercraft Admiralty Glues Professional Cyanoacrylate (superglue) is an industrial strength, industrial ...
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Block Single Walnut 3mm

Block Single Walnut 3mm

0.11

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BB5 Tan - 22ml Acrylic Billing Boats Paint

BB5 Tan - 22ml Acrylic Billing Boats Paint

2.99

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Mantua Kon-Tiki 1:8 (703)

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Mantua Kon-Tiki 1:8

Mantua Kon-Tiki 1:8

Intrigued by Polynesian folklore, biologist Thor Heyerdahl suspected that the South Sea islands had been settled by an ancient race from South America. According to legend, this migration was led by the mythical hero, Kon-Tiki.

Heyerdahl's theory was met by a storm of protest, since it was widely believed the islands had been populated from the Indonesia. One of the arguments was the lack of evidence that the Pre-Colombian Indians of South America had sea-going vessels capable of crossing the enormous expanse of ocean between their continent and Polynesia.

Heyerdahl decided to prove his theory by duplicating the legendary voyage. He built a replica of an Indian balsa wood raft and set sail from Peru on April 28, 1947 with five other adventurers. After three months on the open sea, encountering raging storms, whales and sharks, they sighted land - the Polynesian island of Puka Puka.

The Mantua kit is built using balsa logs tied with rope to form a water-tight platform. The top of the platform, which serves as the deck, is finished with woven balsa strips. A deck-house, built of basswood strips and covered with laser-cut wooden pieces to simulate a thatched roof, protects the crew from the elements. The kit also includes canvas window flaps and sail material, plus a template for the painted sail decoration. Full building plans and detailed construction manual assure a fascinating historically accurate model.

Scale 1:8th
Length 590mm
Part No: 703

Price: 132.00 (Including VAT at 20%)
Euros: 149.16 (Inc VAT) / US Dollars: US$150.70 (Tax Free)

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