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BPBCo MGB/MTB 71ft 6ins hull and sprayshield 1:72 Scale

BPBCo MGB/MTB 71ft 6ins hull and sprayshield 1:72 Scale

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Coastal Craft Water Transfer Sheet for the 71ft 6ins BPBCo ...
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Fairmile D RAF LRRC numbers. Round style large numbers.

Fairmile D RAF LRRC numbers. Round style large numbers.

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Coastal Craft Water Slide Transfer Sheet for the Fairmile D ...
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Aeronaut Jonny Harbour Tug

Aeronaut Jonny Harbour Tug

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RO-Marin Sea Jet Evolution

RO-Marin Sea Jet Evolution

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Fairmile D RAF LLRC 1:72 Scale

Fairmile D RAF LLRC 1:72 Scale

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Coast Craft.Water Slide Transfers for the Fairmile D RAF LLRC numbers ...
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Vosper Hull and Sprayshield numbers

Vosper Hull and Sprayshield numbers

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Water slide transfer for the Vosper Hull and Sprayshield. in ...
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Vosper 73ft Type I & II MTB Hull Numbers 1;72 Scale

Vosper 73ft Type I & II MTB Hull Numbers 1;72 Scale

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Water slide transfer for the Vosper 73ft Type I & II ...
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Vosper hull and sprayshield numbers (Black - 'square') 1:72 Scale

Vosper hull and sprayshield numbers (Black - 'square') 1:72 Scale

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Water Slide transfers for the Vosper hull and sprayshield numbers ( ...
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Universal Joint - Red

Universal Joint - Red

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Modular type universal joint, requires inserts to complete. Old Part No. ...
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Threaded Coupling Insert M4

Threaded Coupling Insert M4

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M4 Threaded Insert Old Part No. C8011
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Plain Coupling Insert 3.2mm

Plain Coupling Insert 3.2mm

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

1022 White Wood Filler

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Plain Coupling Insert 4mm

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4mm Plain Insert, Includes grub screw Old Part No. C8007
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AP9105W Dull Black 18ml

AP9105W Dull Black 18ml

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Universal Joint - Black

Universal Joint - Black

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Modular type universal joint, requires inserts to complete.
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Modelcraft Electric Plank Bender (240V)

Modelcraft Electric Plank Bender (240V)

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Ideal for bending planking strips to the desired curvature. The ...
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Guns Of History Civil War Coffee Wagon 1:16 Scale

Guns Of History Civil War Coffee Wagon 1:16 Scale

Guns Of History Civil War Cofee Wagon 1:16 Scale
Coffee was a staple of the Union Army. Each soldier received a daily ration of 1/10 pound of green coffee beans, which they had to roast and grind themselves.

The grinding process consisted of smashing the beans between a rock and the butt of their gun. This made for an uneven grind and destroyed more than one rifle stock. Members of the Union-affiliated Christian Commission provided a better brew at large scale, long term encampments, but they could not serve the troops on the move.

In March of 1863, Jacob Dunton, a Philadelphia pill maker patented the coffee wagon, a modified artillery caisson and gun carriage that could “march” with the army. The coffee wagon carried three 35 gallon wood fired urns that brewed up 105 gallons of fresh coffee every hour. It was pulled by a standard limber, but the ammunition chest held coffee beans and grinders instead of shot and gunpowder.

MODEL SPECIFICATIONS
Length 6”
Width 4-1/2”
Height 6-1/2”
Scale 1:16

Coffee was a staple of the Union Army. Each soldier received a daily ration of 1/10 pound of green coffee beans, which they had to roast and grind themselves.

The grinding process consisted of smashing the beans between a rock and the butt of their gun. This made for an uneven grind and destroyed more than one rifle stock. Members of the Union-affiliated Christian Commission provided a better brew at large scale, long term encampments, but they could not serve the troops on the move.

In March of 1863, Jacob Dunton, a Philadelphia pill maker patented the coffee wagon, a modified artillery caisson and gun carriage that could “march” with the army. The coffee wagon carried three 35 gallon wood fired urns that brewed up 105 gallons of fresh coffee every hour. It was pulled by a standard limber, but the ammunition chest held coffee beans and grinders instead of shot and gunpowder.

While the Union soldiers relied on the effects of caffeine, the Rebels were out of luck. They drank poor substitutes made from acorns, beans, chickory, corn, cotton seed, dandelion roots, sugarcane, parched rice, wheat, peanuts, sweet potatoes, rye or okra.

THE KIT

Laser cut ply and basswood parts form the wagon platform and chassis. Precisely cast Britannia metal parts include coffee urns, spigots, chimneys with vents & caps. Wooden wheels with metal hubs and axels replicate the originals. Miniature brass nails, metal tubing, a bucket with lid and colorful decal sheet add life-like authenticity.

Illustrated assembly instructions make for easy building. Assembly time 5-10 hours.

Length 6”
Width 4-1/2”
Height 6-1/2”
Scale 1:16

Part No: MS4016


Price: 62.95 (Including VAT at 20%)
Euros: 71.14 (Inc VAT) / US Dollars: US$70.82 (Tax Free)