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PT-109 Patrol Torpedo Boat Kit 400mm


A traditional, wooden, quick-build torpedo boat kit that’s ideal for beginners and newcomers to R/C model boating


SKU: JP-WBC1001 Categories: ,

Full Description

Typical of the boats in the PT-103 class, built for the U.S. Navy between 1942 and 1945, PT-109 is famed for having been commanded by future U.S. President John F. Kennedy. This famous patrol torpedo boat met its end in the Pacific Theatre after a collision with the Japanese Destroyer Amagiri in which Kennedy’s actions to help save his surviving crew earned him a Navy and Marine Corps Medal.

The Wooden Model Boat Company prides itself on producing traditional model boat kits that build quickly and accurately into delightful semi-scale replicas, each as happy cruising on the lake as it is adorning the mantelpiece at home. Using precise laser-cut balsa and ply parts, coupled with a semi self-jigging / interlocking hull frame and easy to follow step-by-step instructions, success is practically guaranteed. Whether you plan to build the PT-109 for two-channel radio control or static display the process is very similar, as are the rewards.

Key Features
  • Accurate laser-cut balsa and ply components.
  • Numerous 3D printed plastic parts.
  • Interlocking self-jigging parts.
  • Quick assembly with minimal parts count.
  • Designed for two-channel radio control.
  • Takes a basic 280-size brushed motor.
  • 410mm long.
  • Perfect for small ponds and lakes.
What’s in the Box
  • 1x Laser-cut hull parts set.
  • 1x Laser-cut deck and cabin parts set.
  • 1x Laser-cut stand parts set.
  • 1x Perspex window sheet.
  • 1x 3D printed plastic parts set (torpedo tubes, life raft etc.).
  • 1x Deck magnet set.
  • 1x Comprehensive instruction manual.


Boat Technical Specifications

Weights & Dimensions
Weight 535g 18.87oz
Shipping Weight 0.00kg 0.00lbs
Product Height 195mm 7.68in
Product Width 120mm 4.72in
Product Length 410mm 16.14in
Completion Level Kit
Experience Level Beginner
Material Wood

SKU: WBC1001
Model: PT-109 Patrol Torpedo Boat
Categories:  RC Models/Boats/Kits
Release Date: Mar 19, 2020


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