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Italeri 1/35 Elco PT boat.

October 17, 2015 in Ships

This model was a commission build for a very good friend of mine. It took me two weeks from start to finish and it was an absolute pleasure to build.

The kit fitted together without any hassle. The plastic used is so different from what I am used to. It sanded easily and seam lines scraped off very easily.

The instructions were very clear. I worked in sub assemblies doing the painting and weathering on each part before putting it all together. I left the clear parts off till last.

I am very happy with the results.


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12 responses to Italeri 1/35 Elco PT boat.

  1. Very nice. A few of these have been restored and re-powered here on the east coast of the US, and are impressive while underway.

  2. Love that bofors! The model is composed of several other models, and all done beautifully. Great work!

  3. Hey Bud, great work, nice pictures as well. Outstanding.

  4. My friend was build with all the accessories available on the market.
    Great Case!

    Nice builD!


  5. I love PT boats,especially late war models.You really did a fine job.

  6. I would love to do a PT boat as well as you did Super job


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