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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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Lime Strip 1x1.5mm

Lime Strip 1x1.5mm

0.36

Lime Strip 1 x 1.5mm x approx 1000mm
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Lead Acid Battery 12V 12AH - Non - Spillable Gell Cell

Lead Acid Battery 12V 12AH - Non - Spillable Gell Cell

25.99

12V 12Ah Powercell Gel Battery Size - 150 x 95 ...
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Revell F-4J Phantom II 1:72 Scale

Revell F-4J Phantom II 1:72 Scale

12.98

Model reproduction of the F-4J Phantom that served with the US ...
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Revell German Staff Car Kadett K38 Saloon 1:35 Scale

Revell German Staff Car Kadett K38 Saloon 1:35 Scale

17.99

A model construction kit of one of the German Wehrmacht's Second ...
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Revell PzKpfw VI Ausf. H Tiger Tank 1:72 Scale

Revell PzKpfw VI Ausf. H Tiger Tank 1:72 Scale

17.99

A model construction kit of that legendary German tank, the Tiger ...
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Revell Challenger I Tank 1:72 Scale

Revell Challenger I Tank 1:72 Scale

14.99

A model construction kit of the British Army's main battle tank ...
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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 4mm

Plain Coupling Insert 4mm

2.29

4mm Plain Insert, Includes grub screw Old Part No. C8007
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Admiralty Glues Thick Superglue 20g Professional

Admiralty Glues Thick Superglue 20g Professional

4.80

Caldercraft Admiralty Glues Professional Cyanoacrylate (superglue) is an industrial strength, industrial ...
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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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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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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 Thick Superglue 20g Standard

Admiralty Glues Thick Superglue 20g Standard

2.60

Caldercraft Admiralty Glues Standard Cyanoacrylate (superglue) is a high quality modelling ...
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Satin Matt Admiralty Varnish 18ml - AV9115W

Satin Matt Admiralty Varnish 18ml - AV9115W

2.18

This Satin Matt varnish seals wood and deepens the colour. It ...
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Caldercraft Admiralty Paints

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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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