Billings Models Smit Rotterdam Wooden Boat Kit

Brand: Billings Models

Model Number: B478

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The Billing Boats 1/75 Smit Rotterdam wooden ship model measures 90cm long, 50cm high and 20cm wide. This wooden boat kit is highly realistic with many fine details.

Smit Rotterdam was built in 1975 for Smit International BV in Holland, and was at the time of its completion the largest and most powerful tugboat in the world - with a tonnage of 2,273 tons, a length of 75 m, a 22,000 HP engine and a top speed of 16.5 knots. The ship is built with bulb stern and stern nozzle; inboard equipment included the most modern gear for navigation, steering and radio communication.

The Billing Boats kit of the Smit Rotterdam features plank on frame construction, laser cut plywood keel and frame components, lasercut wooden superstructure and decks, hull and deck fittings in wood, brass and/or plastic, rigging cord in various sizes, propshaft, rudder and propeller. It includes full-size plan sheets and an instruction manual with English text.

Manufacturer: Billing Boats
Model: B478 Smit Rotterdam
Scale: 1/75
Skill Level: Expert

Average rating

Product rating 2 out of 5 stars

  • Product rating 2 out of 5 stars

    Reviewed by Kathleen Williams


    We had high hopes of a first class model when we bought it. We are disappointed with both the quality of the wood and the instructions. The pieces are not numbered so you have to find them in the instructions .The laser cuts were not sharp and had to be cut out again, the quality of the wood is second class, being of different types and thickness. The instruction manual is just a set of photocopies, with no written advice, time is lost looking back and forward, steps are missed. We will not be purchasing a Billings model again. Wonderland models were very good and helpful.

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