The ever-popular Maine fishing boat that has served lobstermen for generations. The simplified hull construction feaures interlocking, self-aligning parts and is planked with Balsa sheeting. Also included with each kit: lightweight fiberglass cloth, stuffing box, prop shaft, propeller, all fittings, and lobsters!
Hull Length: 30", Beam: 10", Draft: 3"
Scale: 1" = 1' (1/2)
If used as a Remote Control Model:
Requires 2 channel R/C equipment, motor, speed control and batteries (NOT INCLUDED)
Intermediate Skill Level:
Midwest's line of Success Series boat kits are designed and engineered for your satisfaction and success. All of Midwest's Apprentice Series model kits contain Micro-Cut Quality Woods and their exclusive Success Series Construction Manual, an extensive all English, illustrated, step-by-step manual that makes building a pleasure.
Build a little piece of American history . . . with Midwest's Apprentice Series Kits. Midwest's Apprentice Boats are modeled after the original boats used in the 1800s and early 1900s. When you build these boats, you will learn real boat building techniques with different types of hull construction such as lapstrake and strip planking. The hull of each boat is built on a frame, just like the real thing.
Made in the USA.
Required Items: (not included)
hobby knife, razor saw, sandpaper, wood glue for wood parts, CA for metal parts (super glue),
paint and varnish.
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