The sturdy cardboard box contains one wooden textured boat with a separate plastic bag containing the remaining (all resin) parts of the boat, including :
four plank seats
pieces to secure to the bow
This kit is really neat. The boat features some really good wooden texture on the boat overall, on the wooden seats (on one side only) and on the bulkhead pieces and keel. The parts appear to fit well together and went together quickly. The oars also feature some wood grain, but much more subtly than the boat and pieces. The quality is good.
Overall pros and cons
The pros are obvious here. A piece like this is so versatile. It could be used in literally any diorama, be it wartime or peacetime, civilian or military, modern or antebellum. It doesn’t even have to have water! I really liked it and I would recommend it to anyone. The only drawback would be its size. The hull is 6 ¼ inches long, 2 ¼ inches wide and 1 ¼ inches at its greatest height. It could overwhelm a small diorama (unless it was the centerpiece.)
I recommend this kit to anyone who needs such a boat in a dio (the Civil War comes to mind) or to someone who wants to put something different in a dio. Recommended.
This is a unique kit and would add a unique touch to any diorama or figure set.
Jul 28, 2005
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About Rob Lively (husky1943) FROM: FLORIDA, UNITED STATES
My name is Rob and I am a 42 year old, married, with two children. I am retired US Navy and now a Base Police Officer at NAS Pensacola, Florida. My main interest is WWII figures, but I do occassionally branch out into other periods. My concentration in WWII is the Sicilian/Italy campaign.