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VMW Vosper 46″ Crash Tender

£279.99

From Vintage Model Works comes the new 46″ largesize kit of this popular and exciting RAF craft.  It may well bring nostalgic memories to senior modellers and it will appeal to anyone who enjoys building with traditional materials.

SKU: VMW46CT Categories: ,

Description

In 2003 after many modellers had expressed an interest in this popular design, the Vosper RAF Crash Tender or 46′ Firefloat Mk. 2 to give it its correct description was re-introduced as an improved all wood kit for the vintage enthusiast.

From Vintage Model Works comes the new 46″ largesize kit of this popular and exciting RAF craft.  It may well bring nostalgic memories to senior modellers and it will appeal to anyone who enjoys building with traditional materials.

The wooden contents of this 1/12th scale kit are CNC cut from good-quality plywood which ensures accurate slots and more precise fitting of bulkheads and superstructure.  Stripwood is obechi. The deck fittings are traditionally cast in white metal.  A full sheet of the correctly sized and design transfers is included which adds to the final finish of the model.

Finally, the windows are laser-cut in perspex with matching frames for added realism.

The wooden contents of this 1/12th scale kit are CNC cut from good-quality plywood which ensures accurate slots and more precise fitting of bulkheads and superstructure.  Stripwood is obechi. The deck fittings are traditionally cast in white metal.  A full sheet of the correctly sized and design transfers is included which adds to the final finish of the model.

Finally, the windows are laser-cut in perspex with matching frames for added realism.

The contents of the kit are pre-cut wood parts.  All sheeting is also pre-cut.  Plywood is used throughout except stringers which are obechi strip.  Accurate CNC computer cutting ensures good fits of components.  Parts are stamped for quick identification.

All deck fittings are cast on white metal and are easily cleaned with a Dremel tool, files, wet & dry paper or sponge sanding pads.  The final finish is applied with car acrylic paints, the total number of individual fittings is 56, as below.

Water slide transfers as the original Vosper design are included in the kit.

A set of clear plastic push-fit windows and frames have been produced for the VMW 46″ Crash Tender kit.  A total of 16 window frames and 20 windows and port-holes are included in the kit.  For modellers wishing to renovate old Aerokits models these may be modified for use.  Frames should be painted in silver or aluminium colour for realism.