Higgins PT Boat 1/72 Scratch Built
September 9, 2013 in Ships
This is a 78 ft. Higgins class PT boat used in the Mediterranean theater.I was able to locate a set of drawings showing how the boat was configured. I used an old Revell PT-109 hull cutting it down to 78 ft. and then put a new transom on it. The deck and every thing above it were scratch built except for the guns which were White Ensign kits. The cabin is made from used gift cards, the Torpedoes are made from ball point pens and the deck is a plastic sheet with the planks scratched into it.
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