Saturday, October 03, 2009

October 2009 Newsletter

The Ship Model Builder’s Compass

October 2009 Volume 5, Issue 04
Welcome to RatLines!

What’s New?

Ship Model Fittings Catalogue

Cast Your Anchor is now the global premier company offering ship model fittings, parts and accessories from around the world. We provide fittings from all of the major manufacturers of ship model kits. Check out our expanded line of modern ship fittings.
And remember that our customer service is unmatched. We understand that it can be difficult to gauge the size of the fitting you want so we offer all of our customers the option of test driving the fitting. Wrong size – return it for a replacement or a refund. Also, there is no minimum order size - we are happy to ship you one package at a time!

Although the response to our ship model fittings offering has been fabulous our customers have indicated that they would like to have a hard copy catalogue. Coming soon – the Cast Your Anchor Ship Model Fittings and Parts catalogue. The only catalogue in the world expressly offering ship model fittings. Let us know if you would like a catalogue mailed to you.

Make Ship Model Building Easier

Just in time for Christmas, Cast Your Anchor is offering a free How to Assemble a Wooden Model Ship DVD with every kit purchased over $200. This DVD explains in simple, easy to understand terms how to build a wooden ship model. A must have for both the novice and experienced ship model builder. Remember that in ship model building there are no “right” techniques. It’s always beneficial to understand the techniques that others use in assembling a wooden ship model.

When you place your order either on line or by phone just indicate that you would like a copy of the Best Ship Modeling Assembly Instructions DVD in the World!

Own a Piece of the Bluenose II

A new offering from Cast Your Anchor. The Bluenose II kit from Artesania Latina, assembly DVD, tool kit and the book Bluenose II Measured Drawings by L.B.Jenson all for the low price of $279.95. But wait – there’s more. Buy this set and we’ll through in a piece of the hull of the Bluenose II – a $50 value. This historical piece is authenticated by the Bluenose Company Store in Lunenburg NS. What a great incentive to build the best know Canadian vessel ever! Limited quantities available.

Feature Kit of the Month

A new monthly series by Cast our Anchor starting with 77001 fishing vessel Doris. A great starter kit, it gives you experience with shaping and planking a wooden model ship. The Doris was type of small fishing and work boat which began to be used in France after the war of 1870. By then the Americans had already been using them for some time in the schooners working off Massachusetts and Nova Scotia. We are offering this kit and are essential tool kit and the guide to model ship building, Jackstay for an incredible price of $159.95 CDN. Limited quantities available.