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In 1952 combineerden de vrienden Frank Garcher en Wally Simmers hun passie voor modelvliegtuigen om een bloeiend bedrijf te ontwikkelen dat zich toelegt op het leveren van hoogwaardige producten aan enthousiastelingen over de hele wereld.
Meer dan 65 jaar later zijn de productlijn en distributie van Midwest gegroeid en veranderd, maar de passie voor kwaliteit is standvastig gebleven. Tegenwoordig is Midwest Products een toonaangevende wereldwijde leverancier van hoogwaardige grondstoffen, accessoires en kits aan distributeurs en retailers.
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Boothbay LobsterboatThe ever-popular Maine fishing boat. Simplified hull construction features interlocking, self-aligning parts. Includes lightweight fiberglass cloth, stuffing box, prop shaft, propeller, all fittings, and lobsters. Hull Length: 30", Beam: 10", Draft: 3", Scale: 1" = 1'k (1/12). Power with MEPS-III. Required to Complete: Two channel R/C equipment, motor, speed control and batteries.
Boston Whitehall TenderSkill Level - Intermediate The Whitehall originated around 1820 around the New York waterfront, used by runners who would row out to incoming deepwater vessels to accost the local crews, pitching the local establishments, ship chandlers, and the like. Length: 12", Beam: 3-5/8", Height: 1-9/16", Scale: 7/8" = 1'k (1/10), Hull Construction: Strip Planking
Canadian CanoeSkill Level - Advanced The cottager'ks canoe, ideal for general-purpose paddling and light tripping. Length: 23-1/4", Beam: 4", Height: 2-7/8", Scale: 1-1/2" = 1'k (1/8) , Hull Construction: Strip Planking
Chesapeake 17 KayakSkill Level - Beginner Modeled after the real Chesapeake 17 Kayak, produced by Chesapeake Light Craft, one of the largest manufacturers of kayak kits in the world. Length: 17", Beam: 2", Height: 2", Scale: 1" = 1'k (1/12), Hull Construction: Sheet Planking
Chesapeake Bay Crabbing SkiffSkill Level - Beginner A sailing workboat popular along the East Coast from Cape Cod to Maryland during the 1880s to the early 1900s. Its flat bottom hull was ideal for the shallow coastal waters where the Crabbing Skiff sailed. Length: 14-1/2", Beam: 3-1/4", Height: 13", Scale: 5/8" = 1'k (1/20), Hull Construction: Die-cut side & bottom planking
Chesapeake Bay FlattieSkill Level - Beginner A turn-of-the-century workboat, used along the coasts of Virginia and North Carolina to carry produce down shoal creeks to market, and for hauling oysters from shallow flats and bars. Length: 10-3/4", Beam: 3-1/2" , Height: 14-1/4", Scale: 3/8" = 1'k (1/32), Hull Construction: Die-cut side & bottom planking
Chesapeake Bay SkipjackSkill Level - Advanced A 48 foot long vessel known as an Oyster Pirate, which was operated by poachers who dredged at night. Length: 21", Beam: 4-1/2", Height: 20-1/2", Scale: 7/16" = 1'k (1/25), Hull Construction: Die-cut side & bottom planking
DinghySkill Level - Intermediate A small utility boat, an Amesbury Style Skiff, that has been in common use around the world for hundreds of years. Length: 10", Beam: 4", Scale: 1" = 1'k (1/12), Hull Construction: Die-cut Lapstrake Planking
Fantail Launch IIDesigned expressly for our Model VI Steam Engine kit, the Fantail Launch II is a great way to experience the fun of live steam power. Hull Length: 19, Beam: 7-3/4", Scale: 1" = 1'k (1/12). Power with Model VI Steam Engine (Kit #980) or Heritage Pre-Assembled Steam Engine (Kit #987). Required to Complete: Two channel radio, Model VI Steam Engine or Heritage Steam Engine.
Indian Girl CanoeSkill Level - Intermediate Wood canvas construction was pioneered in Maine; it first appeared commercially in the mid 1870s, becoming the standard for canoes, cheaper than all wood construction. Length: 16", Beam: 2-3/4", Height: 2", Scale: 1" = 1'k (1/12), Hull Construction: Strip Planking
John Alden SloopSkill Level - Advanced This design came from the prestigious design office of John G. Alden Naval Architects, Inc., a modification of the 1939 design, The Sakonnet Daysailer. Length: 14-5/16", Beam: 4-11/16", Height: 24-1/2", Scale: 3/4" = 1'k, (1/16), Hull Construction: Basswood Strip Planking
Maine LobsterboatSkill Level - Advanced This model is based upon a boat built in the Boothbay Harbor region of Maine, and is typical of Lobsterboats in use today. Length: 21-7/8", Beam: 7-5/8", Height: 14-5/8", Scale: 3/4" = 1'k (1/16), Hull Construction: Balsa sheet planking
Maine PeapodSkill Level - Intermediate The Maine Peapod originated along the East Coast in the late 1800s, as a work boat for working lobster traps. Length: 12", Beam: 3-7/8", Height: 1-1/2", Scale: 7/8" = 1'k (1/10), Hull Construction: Strip Planking
Muscongus Bay Lobster SmackSkill Level - Intermediate A small sloop that could be worked by two men, used along the Maine Coast from the 1860s to the turn of the century for catching lobsters. Length: 15", Beam: 3-1/2", Height: 14", Scale: 1/2" = 1'k (1/24), Hull Construction: Die-cut side & bottom planking
Peterboro CanoeSkill Level - Intermediate It was in the area around Peterboro, Ontario that the carpentered canoe built with European woodworking skills was first perfected, about the mid 1800s. Length: 15-7/8", Beam: 2-5/8", Height: 1-1/2", Scale: 1" = 1'k (1/12), Hull Construction: Strip Planking
Rowing DinghySkill Level - Intermediate A typical rowing Dinghy, inspired by the Amesbury Style Skiff, and built in the same manner as the full-size boat. Length: 20", Beam: 7-13/16", Height: 4-3/8", Scale: 2" = 1'k (1/6), Hull Construction: Die-cut Lapstrake Planking
Sakonnet DaysailerSkill Level - Beginner Created as a club one-design, the Sakonnet was originally designed in 1937 for the Sakonnet Yacht Club in Little Compton, Rhode Island. Length: 9-1/2", Beam: 3-1/8", Height: 15-9/32", Scale: 1/2" = 1'k (1/24), Hull Construction: Die-cut side & bottom planking
Sea Bright Dory LifeboatSkill Level - Intermediate Originating along the New Jersey Coast in the mid 19th century as a fishing boat, these boats can be found today serving as life-guard and utility boats from Maine to Florida. Length: 12", Beam: 3-7/8", Height: 1-1/2", Scale: 3/4" = 1'k (1/16), Hull Construction: Die-Cut Lapstrake Planking
Sharpie SchoonerSkill Level - Intermediate A model of one of the so-called Terrapin Schooners, developed in the late 1800s and used well into the present century for turtle fishing along the Florida & Gulf Coasts. Length: 17", Beam: 3-3/4", Height: 12", Scale: 3/8" = 1'k (1/32), Hull Construction: Die-cut side & bottom planking
SkiffSkill Level - Beginner A scale model of a two-man, flat-bottomed rowboat that was built during the 19th century. Length: 8-5/8", Beam: 3-1/8", Scale: 1" = 1'k (1/12), Hull Construction: Die-cut side & bottom planking
Yacht SkiffSkill Level - Beginner This tender to small yachts is used to carry the skipper, guests and supplies from shore. Length: 17-1/4", Beam: 6-3/8", Height: 3-7/8", Scale: 2" = 1'k (1/6), Hull Construction: Die-cut side & bottom planking.
Seguin TugboatThis is the Radio Controlled Electric Powered Midwest Seguin Tugboat Kit.
Launched in Maine in 1884, this tugboat was named after Seguin Island.

FEATURES: One piece fiberglass hull.
Pilot house and cabin are assembled from interlocking die and laser cut wood parts.
Micro cut quality basswood scribed sheeting for deck and pilot house sides.
12 volt motor.
Four blade brass propeller.
Stainless steel propeller shaft.
Brass stuffing tube with bronze bushings.
Vacuum formed plastic lifeboat, pre-formed wooden water barrel.

INCLUDES: One Electric Powered Midwest Sequin Tugboat with 12 volt motor, prop,
prop shaft, instruction sheet, decals, full size plans, lifeboat,
brass couplers, rigging thread, stuffing tube, pre cut wood and display cradle.

REQUIRES: 2 channel radio with one standard size servo, electronic speed control, 12 volt sealed battery for motor, building tools, glue and paint.

SPECS:
Hull length: 39" (991mm)
Beam: 7.75" (197mm)
Height: 23" (584mm)
Scale: 3/8"=1