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Len Jordan Models
1:1200 Scale Waterline Model

In-the-Box Review
Rob Mackie

The Len Jordan Bendoran is a one piece resin model of a 10,300 ton cargo ship launched in 1957.  Bendoran and its sister ship Ben Lomond worked the Europe-Far East trade and were scrapped in 1977.  The hull casting is remarkable.  The detail level is the most impressive I've seen from this producer, which is saying a lot.  My pictures don't do the kit justice. The finished and painted kit should be most striking. As usual with Len Jordan models, you will need to add masts and booms from brass rod (not included).  This was a civilian ship, so it carried a more colourful-and complex-paint scheme than your basic military grey.  The instructions describe the paint scheme in detail, and applying it will comprise most of the work in finishing this little beauty. Price is US $15 from Pacific Front.  You will not be disappointed with this striking 1/1200th model.  I'd like to see Len Jordan expand his range to include some warships. If they were of Bendoran quality, they would fly off the shelves.

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Len Jordan
‘Sunny Home’
Whitchurch Hill
Reading, Berks
Tel: 44 0118 9844 628

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