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    Bits and pieces …or better name PT-174
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    πŸ“ Bits and pieces …or better name PT-174
    2 months ago by πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ BW3 ( Chief Petty Officer 1st Class)
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    I am not sure where to start or how to best present all this other than taking a break from my efforts to scratch build a WWII minesweeper trawler off an old Robbie hull of the Wontan …(sp?) . Going over the same grounds as others have done and needing a breather I converted the 1/35 scale PT 596 by Italeri to a fair representation of PT 174 .This involved cutting cabin and other modifications that would have been easier if I had the PT 109 kit …but it was an enjoyable build and even better runner. I owe much to the experience I got from building and later correcting my errors in the placement of the Vosper’s running gear. Even tho they are a joy to run at the pond , my corrections to trim make them that much more a pleasure.

    πŸ’¬ Re: Bits and pieces …or better name PT-174
    2 months ago by πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Ronald ( Admiral)
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    The forward gun is a work of someone who knows what they are doing. We had better be careful to not cross your bow πŸ™ƒ
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    2 months ago by πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ jumpugly ( Lieutenant)
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    She’s a Beauty! And pretty mean looking at the same time! πŸ˜‰


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