This is the Latina 1:90 scale San Juan Nepomuceno wooden ship kit.
The San Juan Nepomuceno, 2700 tons, was constructed in the Royal
Shipyard at Gurarnizo (Santander) and launched in 1765. The San Juan
Nepomuceno was a solidly built ship of proven seaworthy qualities.
For advanced modelers.
FEATURES: Brass hardware such as eyebolts, stanchions, rings. and hinges
Highly detailed brass bow (figurehead) and stern parts
Detailed construction methods allow modeler to form the hull by
attaching planking strakes to the false keel and frames. Modeler
will want to file and sand the whole hull until you have a compact
and smooth surface. Also, each mast and yard arm are hand sanded
to the correct shape. All deck accessories must be built, painted,
or stained for added realism. Taking the time to do the detail work
will give, a truly realistic boat model and very rewarding building
experience for the modeler.
INCLUDES: One Latina 1:90 scale San Juan Nepomuceno ship kit. All fittings,
riggings, deck and hull planking strakes, masts, bowsprit, brass
stern moldings, 12-spools of rigging thread, pre-sewn sails,
decal sheet, die-cut sheet showing all die-cut parts, photo
illustrated instruction manual
REQUIRES: Varnish, paint, wood putty, carpenter's glue, contact glue, CA glue
debonder, sandpaper, and other miscellaneous building tools.
SPECS: Length: 960mm (37-3/4")
Height: 750mm (29-1/2")
Beam: 400mm (15-3/4")
Scale: 1:90 = (2/15 = 1 FT)
COMMENTS: Visit http://www.sanjuannepomuceno.co.uk/ for many photographs and
helpful building hints for this kit from beginning to end.
Some additional tools that might be helpful to the modeler.
Spring tension pliers
Hand Drill (HCAR0696)
Plank bender (LATR7550)
If paint or varnish is desired for this model, the Humbrol Super
Enamel series can be found under the ARXR prefix.
updt jxs 3/11/05