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River patrol boat, South Vietnam Navy,RAG boat. 1/48 Monogram.

These patrol boats were used by the South Vietnam Navy in the Mekong delta by their River Assault Groups in the 1960's, armed with a 50 cal. and two 30 cal. machine guns.
The kit was originally issued in 1967 along with a Navy Swift boat and a Motorized Junk by .
This is a 1980's kit that was part of a Rambo combo kit that included their armed UH-1. The Huey is long gone. I think this the last time that the was offered.

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4 responses

  1. Very nice build, Robert!
    A rarely seen boat!

  2. Great work, Robert!

  3. Nice work! I remember building this on the kitchen table. I can smell my testors tube glue and pactra paints! Thanks for the great memories!

  4. Don't remember ever seeing this kit so it's nice to see one completed. Looks good Robert.

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