The Titanic is the flag ship of the Mantua boat range.
Fully detailed kit of this famous White Star liner.
The Titanic is the flag ship of the Mantua model boats range. Mantua Models have decided to give place of importance in its collection of famous ships to the sea giant Titanic. They have selected a scale of 1:200 giving a hull dimension of 1350mm long and 140mm wide. Construction is generally plank on frame with laser cut and etched wooden details. English instructions and photographic details are included.
The kit comes in 5 parts. To give you the freedom of choice, we have divided the construction into 5 parts. You can purchase the complete set or individually as required.
Part 1 (725): The Hull kit consists of a planked hull over laser cut plywood frames. Twin propshafts (the centre prop is a dummy). Three scale cast brass propellers, plus the fore and quarterdeck planking.
Part 2 (726): This second part contains two mabuchi motors with pulleys and transmission, the motor mounts and all the wooden plates, which are rubber backed to absorb vibration, together with all the linkages. To complete the control of this model you will need the radio equipment, power pack and speed controller. Balast also needs to be added to finish this stage.
Part 3 (727): The third part contains the stern railings, ladders, bow decks and all the hull mouldings, windows and bullseyes. This box contains very detailed and delicate laser cut and engraved work on birch marine plywood, which is very strong despite its fine thickness.
Part 4 (728): his fourth kit contains all the parts to build the upper decks, funnels, life boats with thier parrals and masts. All the decks are complemented with the walls of the cabins which are fully detailed with laser etched and cut windows and doors. The decks are planked with white maple strips and mahogany hand rails and stairs. The funnels are frame built to maintain a low weight for correct floatation. All the steam pipes are abs and have to be heated and bent into shape then painted in place. All rigging and stiffening ropes are fitted with hooks to allow easy access to the radio and motor compartment.
Part 5 (729): The fifth part completes this laser cut model. It contains all the upper skylights, the wind sleeves the parrals the windlass and stern scaffolds together with many other small decorations and parts.