Built in 1823, Ranger is typical of the American revenue cutters used for surveillance and coastguard duties during the first half of the 19th century. A large carronade that rotated a full 360 degrees permitted rapid fire from both sides of the hull with a single weapon.
Corel's plank-on-bulkhead kit features laser cut wooden parts - high quality plywood for keel and bulkheads, fine grained mahogany for the deck. Double planking is limewood and walnut. A wealth of cast white metal ornamentation and fittings includes tiller, helm, bell, belaying pins, anchors, mast caps, cabin windows, and door, handrails, cleats, oarlocks and more. Accurately scaled boxwood blocks, walnut deadeyes and two diameters of rigging line let you hoist a full complement of sail, to be fashioned from the cotton sailcloth included with the kit. You'll display your finished model on an intricately cast metal base, complete with nameplate. Actual size plans and 44 page illustrated instruction manual.
Intermediate Skill Level.
Length 18" / Height 15" / Scale 1:50For new or limited experience wood modelers,
we strongly recommend the technique book
Ship Modeling Simplified.
Please note: The manufacturer of this wood kit is based in Italy.
Although complete plans and instructions are included, the limited English instructions
provided require critical thinking and some modification as needed.
This is not a build by numbers kit, and is not for everyone. Additional technique books, and or
access to the advice of an experienced wood modeler or wood model club is
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