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HMS Terror Deluxe Combo Set (OcCre 1:65)

HMS Terror Deluxe Combo Set (OcCre 1:65)
$299.00

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OcCre HMS Terror, Deluxe Combo Set


Contains: OC12004 HMS Terror wooden ship model kit, Plank Bender, Ship Modeling Simplified book, PTK1015 Tool Set, PFL6020 20mm sanding block, PPU8174G Pen Grip Pin Pusher w/pins, PSA35/050 Superfine Razor Saw, PKN4302/S Soft Grip Craft Knife no.1 size with blades, BSI101 Thin Insta-Cure Super Glue, BSI106 Gap Filling Insta-Cure Super Glue, 4 Jars of Historic Ships Paints.

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HMS Terror

 

In 1845, under the command of Sir John A. Franklin, the ships Terror and Erebus set off on an expedition to navigate the famous Northwest Passage. They were the first ships to be fitted out with auxiliary steam engines and were also reinforced with iron plating, fore and aft, to increase their resistance to pack ice. They were stocked with sufficient supplies for 3 years at sea.

The last sighting of the two ships was off Greenland was as they entered Baffin Bay, gateway to the frozen Arctic labyrinth.

With the collaboration of an Inuit hunter from the Arctic hamlet of Gjoa Haven, on 26th September 2016 the wreck of H.M.S. Terror, 168 years after her disappearance, was finally discovered. The Terror was in excellent condition. Images have been obtained of her deck and interior, showing perfectly preserved objects and parts of the ship that remained intact.

The mystery of the Franklin’s tragic expedition continues to this day, although it is hoped that an archaeological study of the wreck will help shed some light on what happened.

** Model based on the plans of ship modeler Matthew Betts.

Take a look at the ship model build that inspired the kit: http://buildingterror.blogspot.ca/

 

Scale  1/65

Length  26.6"

Height  19.8"

Width  7.7"

 

A $370 Value – Your's for only $299!

This Deluxe Combo Set includes all of the following:

  • OC12004 HMS Terror wooden ship model kit from OcCre
  • AM7381 Amati Form-A-Strip
  • Ship Modeling Simplified book - The classic guide by Frank Mastini
  • PTK1015 15-piece Model Craft Tool Set
  • PFL6020 20mm sanding block
  • PPU8174G Pen Grip Pin Pusher w/pins
  • PSA35/050 Superfine Razor Saw
  • PKN4302/S Soft Grip Craft Knife no.1 size with blades
  • BSI101 1/2 oz. Thin Insta-Cure Super Glue
  • BSI106 1/2 oz. Gap Filling Insta-Cure Super Glue
  • 4 Jars of Historic Ships Acrylic Paints

 

 

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