Model Shipways MS2028 Rattlesnake US Privateer 1:64 Scale. Was built at Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1780. Despite her moderate size of 89 feet on deck, she was fast and weatherly. She sailed with 85 men and carried twenty 6-pounders.
She captured over a million dollars worth of British goods on her first cruise, establishing a reputation as a formidable vessel. The British ordered her captured at any cost. She was seized by the 44-gun.
In 1783, sent to England and taken into the Royal Navy. One of the mainstays of the Model Shipways line. Features plank-on-bulkhead construction with laser cut basswood components and lead-free Britannia metal castings.
Brass fittings include eyebolts, and rings, wire and strip material. Your finished Model Expo kit will be an authentic replica, with four sizes each of gray running and black standing rigging, 110 wooden deadeyes and over 200 blocks. Four sheets of plans two by George F. Campbell outlining hull details and rig plan, plus two by Ben Lankford showing plank-on-bulkhead hull construction and a comprehensive 48 page illustrated instruction book guide you to a memorable. Display base & brass pedestals not included.
Original plans by Erik A. For a total of six sheets. Updated 48 page instruction book leaves no construction detail unexplained. Model is displayed on a 30 oak base (available separately).
Difficulty Level: Entry - Intermediate Level. Display base & pedestals not included.
Length 28" / Height 18". Scale 3/16 = 1 ft (1:64).Building Model Ships is Cool! Search us on YouTube to see videos about our products from real users - Model Expo, Model Shipways, Model Trailways, Model Airways. Should you break or lose a part during construction, we will replace it free of charge. The item "Model Shipways Rattlesnake US Privateer 164 Scale Ship Kit" is in sale since Tuesday, March 19, 2019. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Models & Kits\Boats, Ships\Wooden".
The seller is "modelexpo33020" and is located in Hollywood, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.