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Happy Hunter Salvage Tug with Fitting Set

Happy Hunter Salvage Tug with Fitting Set

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The Happy Hunter is a scale reproduction of a Dutch ocean-going ...
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Dolly Harbour Launch 1:20

135.95

This type of ship is used universally in many ports of ...
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Revell T-6 G Texan 1:72 Scale

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9.98

The North American T-6 was one of the most successful training ...
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Revell Lockheed Martin F-16 MLu 100th Anniversary 1:72 Scale

Revell Lockheed Martin F-16 MLu 100th Anniversary 1:72 Scale

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Revell VW Kafer 1951/1952 - Technik 1:16 Scale

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Revell Porsche 911 Turbo 1:24 Scale

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Revell Trabant 601S 60 Years of Trabant 1:24 Scale

Revell Trabant 601S 60 Years of Trabant 1:24 Scale

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Revell Scharnhorst German Battlecruiser 1:570 Scale

Revell Scharnhorst German Battlecruiser 1:570 Scale

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Model construction kit of the Scharnhorst, the first German battleship to ...
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Plain Coupling Insert 4mm

Plain Coupling Insert 4mm

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4mm Plain Insert, Includes grub screw Old Part No. C8007
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Modular type universal joint, requires inserts to complete. Old Part No. ...
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Brass, building pins, round head. Length 10mm, diameter 0.7mm.
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Rigging Period Ship Models: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Intricacies of Square-Rig

Rigging Period Ship Models: A Step-by-Step Guide to the Intricacies of Square-Rig

The rigging of period ship models is the most complex task which any modeller has to take on, for an eighteenth-century man-of-war boasted mile on mile of rigging, more than 1,000 blocks, and acres of canvas. To reduce this in scale, and yet retain an accurate representation, is an awesome undertaking.
This now classic work untangles the complex web, and, using some 400 drawings, the author shows clearly how each separate item of rigging is fitted to the masts, yards and sails. Each drawing deals with only one particular item so that it can be seen clearly in isolation. The lead of a particular halliard, the arrangement of a bracing line, these and every other detail is depicted with startling clarity. Based on the author’s research of numerous eighteenth-century models, each one with its contemporary rigging still extant, the information is both meticulous and accurate.
The remarkable visual immediacy and clarity of this work makes it truly unique and no modeller of period ships can afford to be without it at his side. In addition, the book is a ‘must-have’ practical reference work for all those involved in the rigging and repair of historic ships.

Step-by-Step Guide to the Intracies of Square-Rig
The rigging of period ship models is arguably the most complex task which any modeller has to take on. The very scale of the work is daunting. An eighteenth-century man-of-war boasted mile upon mile of rigging, over 1000 blocks and acres of canvas. To reduce this in scale and yet retain an accurate representation is, indeed, an awesome undertaking.

The author has drawn over two hundred detailed diagrams which show clearly how each seperate item of both standing and running rigging is fitted to the masts, yards and sails; belaying plans are included and knots and fastenings are also depicted. Whether a modelmaker needs to rig a whole ship or just requires information on one aspect, it is all here
Author: Lennarth Petersson

Part No: AZ1848321023


Price: 25.00
Euros: 28.50 / US Dollars: US$35.00


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