Fairey Huntsman style but not to scale
|Nigel Taily 1||12/03/2021 18:19:58|
6 forum posts
I was on Fleabay and bid on a kit that looks like a Fairey Huntsman 31. Possibly 1970-1980
Does anyone know what model kit it is?
It is 48" long (1230 mm) long and 15 inches (385mm) wide
It has part numbers stamped in red 42,48 etc. The glazing looks like perspex not modern polycarbonate.
Thanks in advance, Nigel
|Chris Fellows||12/03/2021 21:59:18|
1016 forum posts
The only kit manufacturer at that time who made a Huntsman 31 was Precedent and it is their 46.5" long version at a scale of 1:8. Your example is missing the pulpit rail and screen though.
Edited By Chris Fellows on 12/03/2021 22:24:10
|Nigel Taily 1||16/03/2021 17:54:33|
6 forum posts
Thank you Chris. It's sad news about Dave Milbourne. He helped me out with my first Fairey rebuild as a complete amateur. He was super helpful.
Now I have another grandson and so I need another boat.
I'm glad it's a Precedent as it gives it some providence.
I am looking to buy some piano wire for the pulpit.
The screen I will make myself as I did on my first build.
I think that it needs two motors for authenticity and two props.
Thanks so much for your reply,
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