Fair American Brig 1778Kit
Due to the number of vessels named Fair American which participated
in the Revolution and the amount of conflicting data pertaining to these names,
it is virtually impossible to identify the Fair American which the Rogers model
A brig of that name which closely resembles the model
participated in the General Monk - Hyder Ally engagement of April, 1782. It should
be added that at the time of that engagement, the brig was under English colors,
having been captured from the revolutionaries a year or two previously. She was
retaken by the Americans in the course of pursuing the Hyder Ally's convoy up
the Delaware when she ran aground. The Rogers model, which ever Fair American
she represents, is an interesting example of her period
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Plank on frame construction . All structural hull parts and major
fittings are laser cut basswood, so they fit together with remarkable ease. The
kit contains over 60 cut or shaped wooden parts, plus 120 extra wooden strips
for a second layer of planking, should you wish to build your model with a double
planked hull. More than 500 fittings of wood, brass and Britannia metal fittings
include 14 brass guns on wooden carriages, cannon, chainplates, bell, anchors
and wheel. Seven plan sheets a 48 page instruction book by Erik A.R. Ronnberg,
Jr. and Ben Lankford, plus a 38-page guide to planking the hull make building
easy. (Display base and brass pedestals are not included.)
Dimensions:Length: 26-1/2" Height: 22" Scale:1/24 1/4"
= 1ft. US$299.00 on special US$169.95
Please include the necessary glues and charge me accordingly. Paint sets
Please pick the paints for me. (Acrylic paints. US$2.50 each)
building tools: specialized tools to aid in planking & rigging.
Please note: Our minimum order is US$25.00
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