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1/200 HMS Hood Turrets 3d printed

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1/200 HMS Hood Turrets 3d printed "A" Turret - chamfered rangefinder hoods.
1/200 HMS Hood Turrets 3d printed "A" Turret - chamfered rangefinder hoods.

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1/200 HMS Hood Turrets 3d printed "B" Turret - vents and chamfered rear corners.
1/200 HMS Hood Turrets 3d printed "B" Turret - vents and chamfered rear corners.

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1/200 HMS Hood Turrets 3d printed "X" Turret - vents
1/200 HMS Hood Turrets 3d printed "X" Turret - vents

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1/200 HMS Hood Turrets 3d printed "Y" Turret - no vents or chamfers
1/200 HMS Hood Turrets 3d printed "Y" Turret - no vents or chamfers

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1/200 HMS Hood Turrets

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$100.65
3D printed in matte translucent plastic that showcases fine and intricate details.
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Product Description
Catalog (click here)

Scale: 1/200

Set includes 4 turrets, no barrels - barrels available separately (click here)


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This highly detailed and accurately sized and shape set of turrets represents the four turrets of British battlecruiser HMS Hood. as they appeared after modifications were made to the ends of the armored rangefinder hoods.  Most HMS Hood model kits have the as-built rangefinder hood design which is inaccurate for May, 1941, when she was lost to German battleship Bismarck.  These models are intended as replacements for Trumpeter's kit's turrets which are too tall and too angular.

These model turrets are original 3D designs based on Admiralty drawings of the real turrets.  They are NOT 3D-printed copies of any plastic or resin kit's parts and therefore are shaped and sized differently.  Some adjustment to your plastic kit's parts or other aftermarket products such as photoetch may be necessary for best fit.  

Features:
  • overall dimensions and shapes match drawings by John Roberts which were based on official Admiralty plans in the possession of the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England.  Details were adjusted to match photos generously provided by the HMS Hood Association
  • armored rangefinder hood caps are of the latter, modified design, accurate for May, 1941 (most plastic model kits have the as-built caps, not accurate for 1941)
  • each turret has unique details just like the real turrets
    • ​"A" Turret's armored rangefinder hood has chamfered outer, rear corners
    • "B" Turret has vents and chamfered rear corners
    • "X" Turret has vents
    • "Y" Turret has no vents and no chamfers
  • turrets are individually marked "A", "B", "X" or "Y" on the inside of the turret
  • hex-head bolt detail, properly sized, numbered and located after careful study of plans and photos of the actual ship
  • open armored rangefinder shutters with the rangefinder visible inside the hoods
  • interior supports for gun barrels (HMS Hood 15" Barrels available separately)
 
Notice for Trumpeter HMS Hood kit owners: the Trumpeter kit is very unusual in that the plastic kit's turret bottoms have a large cylinder which is inserted into a very large opening in the top of the barbettes. To use the Model Monkey turrets with the Trumpeter kit in a way that will permit the turrets to rotate, the Trumpeter kit's barbettes will have to adapted to accept a post rather than a plug. Modelers who have used the Model Monkey turrets with the Trumpeter kit have typically placed a thin plastic disk with a 3.5 mm diameter hole over the kit's barbettes in order to accept the turrets' post.

Click here for cleaning and painting advice.

© Model Monkey Book and Hobby.  This 3D-printed item may not be copied or recast.

1/200 scale HMS Hood products:
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What's in the box:
1-200 Hood Turrets.1941 (4)
Dimensions:
13.38 x 11.22 x 2 cm
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5.27 x 4.42 x 0.79 inches
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