North Star Models produces many different types of brass photo-etch sets. Some are large sets for specific kits, some are period fittings and others are of a generic type. This set North Star set NSA
is of the last type, in that it covers generic long inclined ladders in 1:350 scale. These inclined ladders are indeed long with 39 tread plates per ladder. Of course they can be shortened as needed.
In addition to the individual trainable tread plates, the inclined ladder design has full side rail support, which is easily bent 45 degrees from the ladder. The set comes with six of these long inclined