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Which Brand of Wooden ship model kit is better or worse.....? Take a poll and answer a few multiple choice questions.

Which Brand of Wooden ship model kits is your.....? Take a poll and answer a few multiple choice questions.  

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  1. 1. Which Brand of Wooden ship model kits have the best quality materials ?

    • Model Shipways
      76
    • A. Latina
      26
    • Amati
      68
    • Caldercraft
      100
    • Corel
      26
    • Constructo
      4
    • Mantua/Sergal
      17
    • Mamoli
      15
    • Occre
      21
    • Billings
      10
    • Marisstella
      19
    • Bluejacket
      45
    • Deagostini
      9
    • Dumas
      3
    • Panart
      19
    • Dusek
      13
    • Euromodel
      35
    • Master Korabel
      13
    • Modellers Shipyard
      10
    • AJ Fisher
      5
    • Soclaine
      0
    • Syren Ship Model Company
      99
    • The Lumberyard
      18
    • Kolderstok
      5
  2. 2. Which Brand of Wooden ship model kits have the best quality plans and are historically accurate to the best of your knowledge?

    • Model Shipways
      124
    • A. Latina
      16
    • Amati
      46
    • Caldercraft
      105
    • Corel
      7
    • Constructo
      1
    • Mantua/Sergal
      4
    • Mamoli
      13
    • Occre
      7
    • Billings
      12
    • Marisstella
      14
    • Bluejacket
      48
    • Deagostini
      8
    • Dumas
      5
    • Panart
      5
    • Dusek
      11
    • Euromodel
      35
    • Master Korabel
      5
    • Modellers Shipyard
      17
    • AJ Fisher
      7
    • Soclaine
      0
    • Syren Ship Model Company
      102
    • The Lumberyard
      18
    • Kolderstok
      6
  3. 3. Which Brand of Wooden ship model kits is in your opinion the best value for the $$$$

    • Model Shipways
      126
    • A. Latina
      42
    • Amati
      40
    • Caldercraft
      67
    • Corel
      12
    • Constructo
      8
    • Mantua/Sergal
      9
    • Mamoli
      11
    • Occre
      15
    • Billings
      12
    • Marisstella
      16
    • Bluejacket
      25
    • Deagostini
      7
    • Dumas
      3
    • Panart
      12
    • Dusek
      12
    • Euromodel
      11
    • Master Korabel
      12
    • Modellers Shipyard
      7
    • AJ Fisher
      4
    • Syren Ship Model Company
      79
    • The Lumberyard
      9
    • Kolderstok
      2
  4. 4. Which Brand of Wooden ship model kits have do you think have the worst plans, poor quality materials, and poor instructions?

    • Model Shipways
      19
    • A. Latina
      90
    • Amati
      13
    • Caldercraft
      2
    • Corel
      29
    • Constructo
      54
    • Mantua/Sergal
      38
    • Mamoli
      37
    • Occre
      19
    • Billings
      58
    • Marisstella
      2
    • Bluejacket
      12
    • Deagostini
      7
    • Dumas
      11
    • Panart
      17
    • Dusek
      5
    • Euromodel
      8
    • Master Korabel
      8
    • Modellers Shipyard
      4
    • AJ Fisher
      1
    • Soclaine
      5
    • Syren Ship Model Company
      0
    • The Lumberyard
      14
    • Kolderstok
      1


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This is a poll of just registered members.  Only members can see it and vote.  The most logical place for it is in the kit build log area and that is why it is there.  Unfortunately we want folks to be registered to see the valuable content in the build log area.  This is the largest collection of build logs on any ship model site.  The knowledge and expertise shared is quite valuable and it is something we want to encourage people to sign up for in order to see and take advantage of.  

 

For any people that are hesitant to join because they dont want to give us their email address...well it is their loss.  But we wont open this area up to non-members and the poll is logically best suited for the kit log forum.  

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Hi,

 

Vote results in agreement with my own experience, and also with most of general web opinions

 

In attachment some pics of my Panart and Constructo works, for instance... More modifications than direct using of kits... A best quality could be always the right choice for pleasant modelism !

 

Regards

 

Christian

 

 

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I can't cast a vote on any of the poll's questions, because I would need information on all manufacturers and their kits, which is impossible. This poll's results are in no way giving a true account of what it pretends to offer. I can hardly believe there is one person whom has bought a kit from at least 95%  of the manufacturers within a time frame that has had no major influence on the price.

It might be an idea to poll one's experience with the kit(s) build by that person.

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I agree with Carl, a better poll would be by individual kit by manufacturer. If you do by manufacturer alone you are not recognising the fact that they have a range of kits to suit experience and budget. A poor feedback result for Sergal's Racehorse (it is really poor) might not compare to their Cutty Sark.

 

perhaps if you had to give an answer for each manufacturer listed and this be poor, good or no knowledge, then you will get clear results on which are most popular and can get an accurate quality opinion based on actual experience.

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