|Ten white metal parts are include for the weapons and equipment, including gun mount, boats, derricks, propulsion struts mast, windlass and director. As with almost all white metal parts they require cleanup to clean. Quality is serviceable
but spun white metal parts can never attain the level of fineness as that of cast resin parts. Now we come to the signature item of Mad Pete, AKA Pirate Pete, brass photo-etch. After fret after fret of intricate brass detail for White Ensign
Models brass frets, did you think that Mad Pete would short sheet his own Atlantic Models? Of course not you swab. Everything is there, lattice masts, yards, doors, curved railing, name plates, Hong Kong Squadron funnel badges,
cable/hose reels, platforms, buoys, signal lamps, racks, propellers, boat tackle, rudders, detail parts for director, boats …. Oh well, you get the picture. It is not just the quantity of the brass parts. The brass fret is of first line quality with a
heavy use of relief-etching. Instructions also follow the White Ensign Models template, i.e., superb. Everything is presented in a modular format with text and drawings. It is clear, concise and easy to follow. It starts on page one with a
parts laydown in which each resin, white metal and brass part is identified by picture and text. Page two has modules for assembly of superstructure, superstructure fittings, masts and gun director. Page three has modules for boats, boat
crane, bridge, running gear and aft deck fittings. The last page has a fill color plan and profile and painting instructions.