Mantua Models Achilles Sloop Ship Kit (HPS/794)
Originally named “Anna Maria”, she was built in 1815 at the New York dockyards as a pilot boat. The “Achilles” spent much of her time as a fast mail boat.
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 and silk flag. All sheet ply sections are laser cut for accuracy.
Scale of 1:43 Length 565mm
You may also require Super Glue Slow (ref. code HSG/20S or HSG/50S) and Debonder (AD48).
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.