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Bridkid

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What ship?
« on: December 15, 2017, 09:02:34 am »

Hi folks. I had this sent to me today asking if I can find out any information such as what it is, type of ship, kit or scratch built etc (looks scratch to me). So, any thoughts would be most appreciated.
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Ian.
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Re: What is it?Hi
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2017, 10:01:45 am »

It's a British Coaster although the superstructure is a bit modern looking.
If the length of the model is around 45-50 inches the scale is 1/24th.  If it's around 30 - 36 inches the scale 1/48th scale.  Caldercraft and Mountfleet do models with similar hull shapes but slightly different superstructures.
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Re: What ship?
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2017, 07:30:34 pm »

Looks like SS Kyle Rhea aka Tod Head. There is a P N Thomas plan  mm1161 available by Model Boats at 1/48 scale giving a hull length of 33.5 in. Models by design do a hull at 1/32 giving a hull length of 51 in.


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