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Armed Virginia Sloop Wood Model Kit by Model Shipways

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Privateers were privately owned vessels whose owners were commissioned by the government to carry on naval warfare. Privateering is not considered piracy, which is performed without government authorization. During the 18th century, many small single masted ships were armed and used for privateering. These Chesapeake-built vessels were fast and easily maneuverable with a graceful sheer and a low freeboard. They evolved from the Bermuda sloops of c. 1740 and the trim, sharp Virginia schooners found in Steel's Naval Architecture of 1805. Model Shipways' kit is based on a drawing found by nautical historian Howard I. Chapelle in European archives and reconstructed by John F. Millar, author of Early American Ships. Our exciting new kit, Armed Virginia Sloop from Model Shipways has all the accuracy and detail seasoned modelers crave, yet it's easy enough for a novice to build. Double plank-on-bulkhead construction uses laser cut basswood and walnut parts and planking strips. Britannia metal castings and a host of brass, copper and wooden parts duplicate deck hardware and accessories. Six cannon and eight swivel guns serve as armament. Beech mast, yards and boom, over 200 yards of rigging line in four diameters, plus a variety of walnut deadeyes and blocks assure scale accuracy. Hardwood stock for launching ways is also included. Seven sheets of meticulously drawn plans and a 40 page step-by-step instruction manual help you create a true museum quality replica of Model Shipways' Armed Virginia Sloop. Model Shipways' Armed Virginia Sloop Kit Features * Authentic plank-on-bulkhead construction * High quality basswood planking strips * True-to-scale Britannia metal, brass and hardwood fittings * Six Britannia metal cannon & eight swivel guns * Over 130 yards of rigging line in four diameters * Seven sheets of detailed plans and 40 page step-by-step instruction manual Link: Download a copy of the Armed Virginia Sloop instruction manual. Advanced Entry Skill Level Length 31" Height 22" Width (across lower yard) 8-1/4" Scale 1/4" = 1 ft. (1:48) Model Ship building Links: Model Ship World Forum Ships of Scale Model Forum. Model Ship Builder Forum Crown Timberyard The Lumberyard for Model Shipwrights Lauck Street Shipyard College of Model Shipbuilding Syren Ship Model Fittings & Supplies To see other wood model ship kits: please click here. For tools, books, & glue: please click here.

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