Wooden Ship Kits

John F Kennedy's PT-109 80' ELCO PT BOAT: first series 1942Kit

John F Kennedy's PT-109 is the one we all remember. But over 800 PT boats were built. Called the "mosquito fleet" in the popular press, these sleek and deadly wooden boats served in both the Pacific and Atlantic theaters. Our magnificent new kit, researched and developed by Al Ross, portrays a typical 1942 Elco 80' boat of the first series, in its original configuration.

#101-589-8 Plank on frame construction . The kit include Die-cut mahogany plywood frames, Die-cut birch plywood cabins, Die-cut PVC external sheeting, Cast metal deck fittings, Full-color decals, Step-by-step Instructions, Full-size drawings
Recommended for intermediate builders.
Dimensions: Length:33" Scale:1/30 Price: US$194.95

Glue kit
Please include and charge me for the appropriate glues.

Paint sets
Please pick the paints and charge me accordingly. (Acrylic paints. US$2.50. Metalic colors $2.75each)

If you would like to make your model radio control operated:

#000-000-0 Running hardware: Shaft, stuffing box, propeller,Rudder, Rudder Arm, Strut, Set Collar, Universal Assembly,thrust Washers and a bag of Miscellaneous Fasteners.US$39.95
#168-463-1 6-volt high speed motor. (up to 10,000rpm)
MFG $85.00 Price: US$78.95
Comes with:
1 motor (with coupling socket attached)
1 Universal coupling socket 1/8" bore
1 dog bone joint

#139-785-8 . 2-channel 2-servo radio control system Price: US$79.95
Comes with
1 transmitter,
2 servos,
1 reciever,
1 battery box,
1 wiring harness


#180-388-7 Electronic speed control with reverse
Quite simple. Three sets of wires. One set plugs into the battery. The second set into the motor. The third plugs directly into the reciever of your radio. Price: US$59.95

#181-434-7 Rechargable 7.2 volt 1800mh Price: US$24.95

#195-925-4 AC/DC Peak Power Charger
Can charge off of wall current (115V) or a 12 Volt battery in the field.
Price: US$59.95



Deluxe Tool set
196-025-7 Comes with all the essential knives and tools for model building! Includes light, medium and heavy duty knives with 15 assorted blades, 4 gouges, pin vise with 6 number drills, 2 needle files, aluminum miter box with razor saw and handle, pointed nose tweezers, pinpoint awl, flush cutter with comfort cushion handles, plus wooden sanding block and wedge. This workshop in a box is heavy on value and long on convenience! US$69.95

Order the Deluxe Tool set at the same time you order your model kit and get the Deluxe Tool set, a value of $70.00for just $49.95 !

Ship building tools: specialized tools to aid in planking & rigging.


Please note: Our minimum order is US$25.00

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