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Melbourne based hobby store offering expert advice and years of practical experience in model yachting, scale ships and boats. Float-A-Boat provides a comprehensive service to model builders, ship lovers and collectors, from beginner through to expert. A large range of fittings available; download the catalogue (PDF).
- Model Flags and Decals
Good site for decals, model flags and vinyl lettering and the like; will post internationally.
- Modeller's Shipyard
Sydney based Australian supplier of historic wooden model sailing ship kits, plans, books, tools, accessories and timbers.
Kits are imported from Europe and we manufacturer our own models with a focus on model ships with relevance to colonial Australian maritime history.
Additionally, they supply a comprehensive range of plans, fittings, accessories and timber for the “scratch builder’ as well as a full range of tools and books on all aspects of model ship building.
They also offer a range of Nautical Gifts for those special occasions or to create a theme for the display of your model.
- Modelling Ropes (MOROPE)
Cordage and ropes for Period and RC Models.
- Modelling Supplies and Fittings (Modelling Timbers UK)
A good resource for those hard to get materials such as netting, deck fittings, cloth/material for sails.
"online-hobbies.com" is a new online only internet store that caters for the modeller and offers reasonable prices.
As we expand our range of products, they will appear online. However, there are many more products not yet listed (we have every Amati product in stock), so please contact us if what you require is not listed.
- RS Australia
Supplier of automation, electrical and mechanical small parts, in particularball bearings (canon balls), gears and gearing suited to ropewalks.
- SERV-O-LINK Delrin Gears
Gears for your model, your ropewalk or rope serving jig. Will post internationally but a minimum order applies. The gears are available from stock in a wide selection of sizes in both 32 pitch and 48 pitch.
- The Lumberyard
Ships Cannons - USA based.
Good range of timber and timber sets (for kit/scratchbuild).
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