(PE 35132) WEM 1/350 HMS Illustrious-The Ship - Sovereign Hobbies

(PE 35132) WEM 1/350 HMS Illustrious-The Ship

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WEM 1/350 HMS Illustrious-The Ship (PE 35132)

Invincible class carrier. For the Airfix kit.

Fret 1 Contains: Catwalk Decking for Kit Part 4B Aft, Catwalk Decking for Kit Part 4B Forward, Catwalk Supports (Port Aft), Life Rings, Life Ring Ejector Racks, Light Cluster (Maintopmast), Maintopmast Access Ladder, 996 Radar Antenna Mounting, 996 Radar Antenna Face Plate,  Bridge Roof Forward Lookout Tub, Catwalk Decking for Kit Part 5B Aft, Bridge Front Antenna, Mainmast Wire Antenna Spreader, Catwalk Decking for Kit Part 5B Forward, Catwalk Decking for Kit Part 13A, Catwalk Decking for Kit Part 12A, Stern Catwalk Supports, Aft Radome Platform Antennas, Catwalk Supports (Port Forward), Catwalk Deck (Port Aft) Invincible and Ark Royal, Catwalk Bulwarks (Port Aft)Invincible and Ark Royal, 1022 Radar Mast Forward Stub Platforms, Catwalk Deck (Starboard Aft) Invincible and Ark Royal, Plenum Chamber Grilles (Medium), Plenum Chamber Grilles (Small), Plenum Chamber Grilles (Large), Work Boat Boarding Platform, Catwalk Bulwark (Starboard Aft) Invincible and Ark Royal, CCTV Cameras, Catwalk Decking (Stern) Invincible and Ark Royal, 1022 Radar Mast (Forward Platform), Ships' Nameplates, Funnel Badge (Ark Royal), Funnel Badge (Illustrious), ESM Sensors (Aft Platform), Yardarms (Aft Funnel), Catwalk Bulwark (Port Forward) Invincible and Ark Royal, Catwalk Decking (Port Forward) Invincible and Ark Royal, Mainmast 996 Radar Platform Supports, Mainmast 996 Radar Platform, Satcom Radome Platform (Port)Invincible, Satcom Radome Platform (Starboard) Invincible, Satcom Radome Platform Supports (Port) Invincible, Satcom Radome Platform Supports (Starboard) Invincible, Funnel Cap Grilles, 1022 Radar Mast Top Catwalk, Sensor Housing (Forward Goofers' Deck), Compressed Gas Cylinders, Accommodation Ladders (Stowed Port and Starboard), Catwalk Supports (Port Forward), Flight Deck Floodlight Gantry (Aft) Kit Parts 66D, Flight Deck Floodlight Gantry (Forward) Kit Parts 64 & 68D, Flight Deck Aircraft Launch Traffic Light Frames, Mizzentopmast Platform Grates, Mizzenmast Mid Platform Grates, Aft Whip Antenna Mounting, Stern Catwalk Sensor, Mainmast Approach Light Bank, Ship's Crane Rigging (Inner), Ship's Crane Rigging (Outer), Foretopmast Gaff, Maintopmast Gaff, Yardarms (Foremast Front), Yardarm Supports (Foremast Front), Aft Funnel Port Side Loading Crane, Shield Antenna Frame, Aft Small Whip Antenna Supports, Yardarms (Foremast Rear), Yardarm Supports (Foremast Rear), Yardarms (Foward Funnel Rear), Yardarms (Forward Funnel Front), Motor Boat Boarding Platform, Mainmast Lower Platforms, Mainmast Upper Platforms, Pacific Seaboat Parts, Mizzenmast DF Antennas, Aft Funnel Platform Whip Antenna Bases, Yardarms (Mainmast Mid) Invincible Late, Aft Funnel Platform Antennas, Work Boat Prop and Rudder, Motor Boat Prop and Rudder, Yardarms (Maintopmast) Invincible, Yardarms (Mainmast Middle) Invincible, Yardarms (Maintopmast) Invincible Early, Small Yard Antennas (Maintopmast) Invincible, Small Yard Antennas (Mainmast Lower) Invincible, 1022 Radar Mast Front DF Antenna Invincible, Foremast Yardarms Invincible, Foremast Yardarm Supports Invincible, Mainmast Forward Antenna Array Invincible, Foremast Rear Gaff Frame Invincible, Funnel Floodlight Arms, Approach Light Array Platform, Gemini Inflatable Cranes, Life Raft Canister Racks (Single), Bridge Windscreen Wiper Units, Anchor Chain, Life Raft Canister Racks (Double), Aft Weather Deck Hawser Stowage Reels, Flight Deck A/C Power Supply Cable Reels, Flight Deck A/C Fuel Hose Reels, Life Raft Canister Racks (Double Canted), RU Fire Hose Stowage Baskets (Left-Handed), Superstructure Power Supply Cable Reels, RU Fire Hose Stowage Baskets (Right-Handed);

Fret 2 Contains: Railing (Stock 3-Bar), Flight Deck Comms Loop Antenna Stock, Railing (Goofers' Deck), Railing (Flight Deck Starboard Aft), Railing (Flight Deck Starboard Forward), Railing (Flight Deck Starboard Midships), Railing (Mizzen Radome Platform), Railing (Flight Deck Bow Sections), Railing (Forward Superstructure Deck), Railing (Aft 909 Superstructure Deck), Railing (Mizzen Platform), Railing (Forward CIWS Platform), Railing (Aft Radome Platform), Railing (Forward Elevator), Railing (996 Radar Antenna Platform), Railing (Maintopmast Top Platfrom), Railing (Starboard 20mm Platform), Railing (Starboard RAS Connection Platforms), Railing (Aft Funnel Base), Railing (Mainmast Lower Platforms), Railing (Foc'sle Ladder Access), Railing (Forward Funnel Base Aft), Railing (Mizzen Upper Aft Platform), Railing (Port Aft CIWS Platform), Railing (02 Deck Starboard Forward), Railing (Weather Decks Starboard), Railing (Weather Decks Port), Railing (Port 20mm Sponson), Railing (Foremast Base Deck), Railing (Flight Deck Ski Jump Inboard), Railing (Bridge Roof), Railing (1006 Antenna Platforms)Invincible, Railing (Mainmast Upper Platforms), Railing (Aft Funnel Platform), Railing (Mizzen DF Antenna Platforms), Railing (Starboard CIWS Platform), Foremast Top Antenna143. Railing (Quarterdeck), Bridge Roof Searchlight Platforms, Bridge Roof Signal Lamp Platforms, Mainmast Upper Platform Catwalk, Mainmast Catwalk Ladders, Railing (Approach Light Platform), Safety Nets (Flight Deck Starboard Forward), Safety Nets (Port Aft CIWS Platform), Safety Nets (Flight Deck Port Aft Quarter), Safety Nets (Flight Deck Port Aft), NATO Satcom Antennas, Mainmast Platforms Wire Antenna Feeds, Caged Vertical Ladders (Superstructure Starboard), Caged Vertical Ladder (Bridge Rear Down), Safety Nets (Port 20mm Platform), Caged Vertical Ladder (Bridge Rear Up), Safety Nets (Starboard 20mm Platform), Safety Nets (Flight Deck Ski Jump Front) Late, Safety Nets (Flight Deck Ski Jump Port) Late, Safety Nets (Forward CIWS Platform), Safety Nets (Starboard CIWS Platform), Safety Nets (Flight Deck Aft), Aft Flight Deck Escape Platform, Safety Nets (Flight Deck Starboard Forward) Early, Vertical Ladder Stock, Safety Nets (Flight Deck Ski Jump Front) Early, Safety Nets (Flight Deck Ski Jump Port) Early, Safety Nets (Flight Deck Ski Jump Inboard) Early, Railing (Maintopmast Platform) Early, Boat Tackle, 1022 Radar Antenna Screen, 022 Radar Antenna Transducer Array, 1022 Radar Antenna Support Frames (Outboard), 1022 Radar Antenna Rear Framework (Inner), 1022 Radar Antenna Support Frames (Inboard), 1022 Radar Antenna Rear Framework (Outer), 1022 Radar Antenna IFF Interrogator, 1022 Radar Antenna Transducer Horn Doublers, ECM Antennas (Kit parts 31D & 32D), Stern Escape Ladder183.Disc Antenna Array, CIWS Gun Barrel Support Lattices.

Paint and thinners classify as flammable liquid and can only be sent via our specialised contract to Mainland Great Britian as they are dangerous goods. The cost of this is rather high per parcel so we have a minimum paint/thinners order of 6 tins/bottles to allow us to reduce the postage cost to our customers.  
The minimum order is 6 tins of paint or bottles of thinners or a combination of both. 1 bottle of thinners counts as 1 tin. The paint can be a combination of any colour and tins within coloursets count as individual tins.  If you require any help with this please contact us.
We can send out orders of less than 6 tins/bottles but they incur the full postage charge of £13 per shipment. Please contact us if you wish to order less than the minimum. 

Parcelforce48 (for paint & thinners) 6 tin minimum - £6.50.

Parcelforce48 (for paint & thinners) 12 tin minimum - £4.50.

Parcelforce48 (for paint & thinners) £75 total order spend - FREE

All other products are sent via Royal Mail 1st class or Royal Mail International Tracked & Signed. All costs are automatically calculated during checkout before any payment is taken. For a guide price see below.

Royal Mail 1st class (UK) costs start at £1.50 up to £9.50 depending on the size and weight of the total order.

We offer free posatge to the UK for all orders over £75.

Royal Mail International Tracked & Signed starts at £8.20 up to £17.90 depending on the size and weight of the total order.

We offer free interntional postage for orders over £150.


Under EU law a consumer is entitled to cancel a distance sales contract without notice up to 14 days after delivery. We as Sovereign Hobbies Ltd are obligated to refund the full value of the goods paid by you, plus the basic rate of postage available to you for that product to your address at the time of order. Customers cancelling however are obligated to return the goods to us in as-new condition at your expense. With specific reference to paint order cancellations, this means you are required to return flammable liquids to us via the post, which may be greatly simplified by asking us to arrange collection for you under our dangerous goods handling contract. You are entitled to use any carrier you wish, but point out that it is illegal to fail to disclose the Class III Flammable Liquids nature of the contents of the return package in order to have the package accepted by a courier under their normal services. Please note that the true cost of the Parcelforce 48hr service paid for by Sovereign Hobbies Ltd is circa £13, not the £6.50 that we charge using a minimum order platform to offset postage. Returns will be charged at the true cost if you use us to arrange collection.

For more information on returns please follow this link https://www.sovereignhobbies.co.uk/pages/terms-and-conditions-returns-refunds

We are now offering a special order option for out of stock items. If an item is out of stock and available for special order you will see a clickable button for "special order". Payment is required at time of ordering. Once added to cart, you can checkout, select postage method and make payment as per the usual procedure. 

Special order stock is not in stock with us at the time of ordering. We will order the item in for you.

For more infomation see here

Colourcoats Paint

We advised that you ensure to purchase enough paint to complete the model to maintain accuracy. Whilst we do everything in our power to ensure consistancy between batches using real people and not machine, we are also carrying out constant improvement of our range and colour accuracy. As such we do make changes to colours when new information shows a discrepancies in our range. This allows us to carry the most accurate and authentic paint range. Therefore we advise that you ensure to order enough paint to complete the model, especially when building larger scale kits.

Royal Navy Paint Range Information

Application Guide

Colourcoats paints are either a matt or satin finish (each paint is detailed on the listing). Satin finishes allows decals to often be applied directly to the colour without need for a gloss varnish to avoid backing film silvering, whilst avoiding the excessive drying times and difficulties in getting an even coat when working with gloss paints. This also means Colourcoats is very quick drying for application of multiple coats/varnishes compared to gloss enamels. Colourcoats is also highly opaque meaning that a single coat is often sufficient coverage. It can be sprayed with a suitable airbrush or brush painted. When brush painting multiple thinned coats are recommended with sable brushes.

If necessary Colourcoats can be thinned with either the standard quality solvent thinners - White Spirit in the UK/ Paint Thinners in the USA, or cellulose thinners/ lacquer thinners in the USA for rapid drying. The recommended thinner however is Colourcoats Thinners, a specially formulated enamel thinner which combines the drying times of cellulose, far less odour than either type of general purpose thinner, very good paint adhesion without softening plastic and is fully compatible with Colourcoats paint long term - meaning you can return unused thinned paint to the tin for long term storage. Sovereign Hobbies Ltd takes no responsibility for performance or storage issues where thinners other than Colourcoats Thinners are used, because obviously we have no control over what the end user chooses to add and we cannot product test with every random liquid someone may add to Colourcoats paint.

Solid pigments will tend to separate from the carrier solvent if sat still for long periods of time, so we strongly recommend thorough mixing before use.



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