$175.00. The staff is wonderfully helpful and made sure my large order was properly filled. The Bluenose was built in 1921 in Nova Scotia, Canada. These features are rather unusual for a privateer. Model Shipways MS2041 1/76 Scale USS Essex Frigate (1799) Plank on Bulkhead Kit Model Shipways’ kit is relatively easy to build thanks to CAD-assisted laser-cut basswood parts, which come in a variety of thicknesses from 3/32” to 1/8”. $299.00. Flying Fish Clipper Wood Model Ship Kit by Model Shipways . Rattlesnake , American Privateer Model Shipways - Plank-on-Bulkhead Kit The privateer Rattlesnake was built at Plymouth, Massachusetts in 1780. There is so much going on that you eyes just feast on the details – that’s what so wonderful about fully rigged sailing ships. I’ve seen this over and over in life and it applies to everything and everyone. I don't recommend these plank-on-bulkhead kits to anyone except masochists. Replaced all of the pot metal castings of the mast tops and caps with built up boxwood structures exactly as depicted on the plans – lots and lots of extra pieces here. I had built several wooden ship models from scratch when I was in Jr high – they were more of a carved balsa block for the hull and balsa sticks for the masts. I didn’t put them in cases tho and soon house dust did their work on them. I had a drafting table in an adjacent room that I set things up on and I also had a really understanding boss (thanks Jon). I picked up a Model Shipways catalogue at my local hobby shop. The seller is “modelexpo33020″ and is located in Hollywood, Florida. }˜M•)}¤JËÔZ?½w â2¶ŽdacZŵ&ëPð+*BI`pÚÜ_ËVò•rîùí¥\˜ÇVÔ'>;«—cûvµ¿ÞßJ~3|¾¼€ƒÁh¦¤!% ˆÈ²—Jú¢ The Model Shipways kit of Rattlesnake initially offered a solid hull model. XâÕÚ{ȖÖÕÿH7pJÍ®7÷×ғw¼,ž£ë05? The item “Model Shipways MS2028 Rattlesnake US Privateer 164 Scale Ship Kit ON SALE” is in sale since Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The staff is wonderfully helpful and made sure my large order was properly filled. Actually wishing never really gets you very far – you have to provide all of the work too – and this was a lot of work but it’s totally worth it now that it’s finished. Glad are joining the Rattlesnake group.You didn't mention which kit you are building, the Mamoli or the Model Shipways. I believe that was back in 1963. Model Shipways #MS2028 Rattlesnake US Privateer Ship Kit, 1/64. I don't recommend these plank-on-bulkhead kits to anyone except masochists. She carried up to 20 guns (probably six and nine pounders) and had a usual complement of 85 men. It just really looked – well it looked like a miniature frigate which is what it was. The boat was lost in 1946. These features are rather unusual for a privateer. Be sure to check the special out to see what all is included. When I opened the box I must say I was pretty dismayed – I mean I don’t know what I expected – I had seen pictures in the catalogue of what was in the kit. Laser cut wooden parts guarantee a perfect fit, making assembly fast and easy. Jul 4, 2015 - Model Expo Rattlesnake Us Privateer 1:64 Scale wooden model ship kit. In 1963, a replica of the Bluenose was built – the Bluenose II. They have a very extensive inventory of all the things a hobbyist would need. Inside the box was a machine carved (rough) white pine hull, a fistfull of dowells and some small packages of fittings – pot metal, and wood blocks etc. This kit has now been converted to a Plank-On-Bulkhead type hull. Despite her moderate size of 89 feet on deck, she was fast and weatherly. Go figure. User Manuals, Guides and Specifications for your Model Shipways Rattlesnake MASSACHUSETTS PRIVATEER Toy. That alone took the better part of a year and I really hated doing it – it was just so monotonous! 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