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Flying Fish by Model Shipways - Plank-on-Bulkhead Kit Donald McKay, one of the greatest designers of his time, built the Flying Fish in 1851 at East Boston Massachusetts. Flying Fish
was registered at the Boston Custom House as a ship of 1,505 tons, with
a hull length of 207 feet,and a beam of 22 feet. She sailed from New
York to San Francisco in 92 days - only three days short of the record
set by her sister ship, the Flying Cloud. Plank-on-bulkhead
construction by Model Shipways features laser cut basswood keel and
21-piece bulkhead set. Stem, sternest, rudder, stern pieces and
planksheer are also laser cut. The hull is planked with individual
basswood strips, and we supply self-adhesive copper coil to sheath it
below the waterline. Masts, yards and spars are high quality beech.
Rigging plan is faithful to the original, with three diameters each of
black standing and white running rigging, plus 200 wooden deadeyes and
225 blocks in various sizes. Eyebolts, backing links and ship's bell are
solid brass. We reproduce virtually every detail of the real clipper
ship, and expertly cast Britannia metal fittings ensure scale accuracy.
You'll find figurehead, anchors, five ship's boats, capstans, binnacle,
mast caps, windows and ladders, chocks, davits and stanchions.
sheets of beautifully drawn plans and 56 page step-by-step instruction
manual by noted naval architect, Ben Lankford, assure trouble-free
completion of a magnificent replica. (Display base and brass pedestals
shown in photo not included.) Model Shipways Kit No. MS2018
Length 36"/ Height 22-1/2"/ Scale 1/8" =1 ft. (1:96)
Difficulty Rating: Advanced LevelPlease note: The jig holding the ship model during construction is not included. The photo is only to show how the hull is built. MADE IN THE USAOUR GUARANTEE:
Should you break or lose a part during construction, we will replace it free of charge. INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING:
We are happy to ship all our products overseas. Shipping on this item is $39.00 flat anywhere in the world. See our positive response and generous return policy.
policy ...You must be satisfied with your winning offer purchase or
you can return it within 14 days of receipt for a full refund. This applies to a purchase anywhere in the world.
Sorry, I cannot be responsible for customs duties or tariffs.
Collectors from outside theUSAare welcome to offer. I will ship world-wide
and answer emails in any language. Outside of theUSAI ship under four pounds by first
class mail which can take from 15 to 30 days without a tracking number for
$19.95.Canadaships First Class Mail for $9.95. Over
four pounds, it may be shipped USPS Priority Mail or by Federal Express
International both with tracking numbers.