Seamless order fulfillment with E-Commerce Integrations
Seamless order fulfillment with E-Commerce Integrations

LEARN MORE

<div id="cookie_notice" class="sw-cookie-notice sw--padding-vert-4 sw--padding-hor-1 sw-dms--box-shadow--big"> <div class="sw-dms--color-white sw-grid-flex sw-grid-flex--wrap-mob sw-grid-flex--wrap--tab"> <div class="sw-cookie-notice__text--mob sw--padding-left-8 sw--font-size-14 sw-grid-flex__cell-5-7 sw-grid-flex__cell-1-1--mob sw-grid-flex__cell-1-1--tab"> We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience, including personalized advertising. By continuing to use the site you agree to their use. <a href="/legal/privacy-statement" target="_blank">Learn more</a> </div> <div class="sw-grid-flex__cell-2-7 sw-grid-flex__cell-1-1--mob sw-grid-flex__cell-1-1--tab"> <a class="sw-dms-button noty_close sw--padding-hor-7 sw--position-absolute sw--position-right sw--margin-right-13 sw--hide-mobile sw--hide-tablet" data-sw-set-cookie="euCookie">OK</a> <a class="sw-cookie-notice__btn--mob sw-cookie-notice__btn--tab sw-dms-button noty_close sw--padding-hor-7 sw--margin-vert-3 sw--hide-desktop" data-sw-set-cookie="euCookie">OK</a> </div> </div> </div>

Click and drag to rotate
1/200 Iowa Class 16&quot;/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
Not a Photo

1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed
1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
Not a Photo

1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed
1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
Not a Photo

1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed
1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
Not a Photo

1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed
1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
Not a Photo

1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed
1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
Not a Photo

1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed
1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
Not a Photo

1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed
1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
Not a Photo

1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed
1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
Not a Photo

1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed
1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
Not a Photo

1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed
1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
Not a Photo

1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed
1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
Not a Photo

1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed
1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels 3d printed

DIGITAL PREVIEW
Not a Photo

1/200 Iowa Class 16"/50 cal. Turret with barrels

Made by
$60.55
3D printed in matte translucent plastic that showcases fine and intricate details.
QTY
Product Description
Catalog (click here)

Scale: 1/200

Includes 1 turret with barrels.  A turret without barrels is available separately (click here).

Recommended for:
 
This turret (more properly called "gunhouse") represents the enormous main battery of the Iowa class and the never-built Montana class battleships.  Because this 3D-printed turret has a more accurate shape than the Trumpeter turret, some adjustment to other aftermarket products like photoetch may be required for best fit. 

This turret is costly, unfortunately, due to the extraordinary amount of acrylic plastic extruded by the printer and the long time required to print it.  The turret cannot be printed in other, less-costly materials while preserving its exceptional detail.

Features:
  • dimensions and shapes scaled from scans of original builder's blueprints dated 8 August 1940
  • barrels are hollow all the way through
  • barrels arranged on a trunnion so that the modeler can set the barrels to any realistic elevation from +45 degrees to -2 degress, just like the real barrels
  • open armored rangefinder viewport shudders
  • rangefinders with telescopic sights visible through the open shutters of the armored covers
  • armored rangefinder hexhead bolt and domed screw details
  • detailed rooftop periscopes
  • asymmetrical underside ventilation trunks (as-built 1943-1945 configuration)
  • detailed turret-bottom crew access hatches
  • turret roof plate screws, properly numbered, sized and located

These parts are not 3D-printed copies of any plastic, wood, metal or resin model kit's parts.  They are original 3D designs based on scans of original factory drawings.  Therefore, they may not be the same size or shape of your plastic kit's parts.  Some adjustment of your plastic kit's parts or other aftermarket products may be needed for best fit.
 
Click here for cleaning and painting advice.

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

Regarding the Mark 7 gun, from Wikipedia: "These guns were 50 calibers long—or 50 times their 16-inch (406 mm) bore diameter which makes the barrels 66.6 feet (20 m) long, from breechface to muzzle. Each gun weighed about 239,000 pounds (108,000 kg) without the breech, or 267,900 pounds (121,517 kg) with the breech. They fired projectiles weighing from 1,900 to 2,700 pounds (850 to 1,200 kg) at a maximum speed of 2,690 feet per second (820 m/s) with a range of up to 24 miles (39 km). At maximum range the projectile spent almost 1½ minutes in flight. Each turret required a crew of 79 men to operate. The turrets themselves cost US$1.4 million each, to which the cost of the guns had to be added."

These turrets were specifically designed for the Iowa class battleships of the U.S. Navy, and later intended for the even larger Montana class battleships, mounted three 16-inch/50 caliber Mark 7 naval rifles.  This was the largest naval turret and gun used operationally by any US Navy warship.  The Iowa class carried three of these huge turrets.  The Montana class would have carried four.  This turret is not accurate for the earlier North Carolina class and South Dakota class battleships, whose turrets were slightly shorter and had different rangefinder hoods and vents.

This turret is suitable for:
  • BB-61 USS Iowa
  • BB-62 USS New Jersey
  • BB-63 USS Missouri
  • BB-64 USS Wisconsin
  • BB-65 USS Kentucky
  • BB-66 USS Illinois
 
Montana Class:
  • BB-67 USS Montana
  • BB-68 USS Ohio
  • BB-69 USS Louisiana
  • BB-70 USS New Hampshire
  • BB-71 USS Maine
Details
What's in the box:
1-200 16in-50 cal. Iowa class Turret with barrels
Dimensions:
8.11 x 11.66 x 2.08 cm
Switch to inches
3.19 x 4.59 x 0.82 inches
Switch to cm
Success Rate:
First To try.
What's this?
Rating:
Mature audiences only.
Sign In or Join to comment.
 
 
Logo

Hello.

We're sorry to inform you that we no longer support this browser and can't confirm that everything will work as expected. For the best Shapeways experience, please use one of the following browsers:

Click anywhere outside this window to continue.