Bounty Model Ship Kit (HPS/785)
Optional Pre-Stitched Sail Set (34004)
Originally privately built and launched as the “Bertha”, she was sold to the Royal Navy and was renamed “Bounty” when first commissioned. When she sailed out of Bristol in the winter of 1787, her commander William Bligh was 33 years old and together with Fletcher Christian was destined to become the two main characters in the famous mutiny on 28th April 1789.
A plank on frame construction, the kit contains:- Building plans with general details, English instructions, lost wax brass castings, walnut or lime planking, wooden masts and spars, brass and walnut fittings, etched brass details, rigging cord, sailcloth and silk flag. All sheet ply sections are laser cut for accuracy.
Scale 1:60 Length 810mm
You may also require Super Glue Slow (ref. code HSG/20S or HSG/50S) and Debonder (PT-16).
8151 - Bends metal or wood strip materials. Comes with 3 sets of jaws for square, curved or bent formation.
8150 - Bends strip materials over the roller faces. Great for internal bends. Different roller faces to enable you to choose the degree of bend required.
8155 - Cutting and parring tool. Also holds the keel section of the hull for easier handling during construction.