If you wish to advertise on our site, please contact the advertising department and inform them on what pages and in what positions and in what form would like to see your ad. The paint sets for these kits are historically accurate colors that have been specially formulated for model ships.
This coastal tug built in 1900 not only burned coal for power but also but also hauled barges filled with coal along the New England coast. They are high quality acrylic based paints that can be thinned with water, thinner or alcohol. The Lackawanna was 137 feet long but her gorgeous sheer and festive air made her appear almost yacht like. Lackawanna Tug Running Hardware Kit DU2368 $74.99 Please put a note in your purchase if you would like the running hardware kit. Brass fittings include winch drums, running lights, antenna, pulleys, rings, rudder hinge and blade shaft.


In 1962, Newton commissioned Kenneth Smith, a well-known marine architect to design a diesel powered cruiser along the lines of a trawler.
Hawse, propeller, mooring rope leads, winch supports and wheels, galley funnel, lifebuoy, lantern, cleat and other small parts are cast metal. Inspired by this design, began production of a line of boats that became known as Grand Banks.Today, this design is recognized as the Grand Banks Heritage Series. The colors contained in each paint set are based on the colors shown in the picture of the model.
The Lackawanna is not short on detail with tons of laser cut parts and loads of castings and turnings.
Originally built of wood, construction was changed to fiberglass at a new factory in Singapore in 1973. Top it off with clear and concise step by step plans and instructions and you have a great kit of an Early 20th Century Tug that is truly a pleasure to build.


With its walk-around decks, aft cockpit and roomy interior, the Grand Banks 46 Classic is one of the most desirable models that Grand Banks ever built. Amati’s Grand Banks Cruiser kit features a fiberglass hull with laser cut planking, wooden decks, metal, brass and resin fittings.
And, just like the real boat, it’s made for cruising with the addition of radio control equipment.



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