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1/192 5&quot;/38 cal. Double Knuckle Mounts (early) 3d printed

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1/192 5"/38 cal. Double Knuckle Mounts (early)

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Scale 1/192    (1/16 inch = 1 foot)

Set includes 2 mounts (turrets) with barrels.

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Among naval historians, the US Navy 5"/38 caliber gun is considered the best intermediate-caliber, dual purpose naval gun of World War II.  Mounted on several classes of US Navy and US Coast Guard ships, the "Double Knuckle", or "Heavyweight" version was normally fitted in locations where roof reinforcement was needed to protect the mount from blast effects of another mount above it. The additional reinforcement gave the roof its signature "Double Knuckle" appearance.  

Of the five 5-inch/38 caliber Mk.30 single mounts normally fit to a Fletcher class destroyer, two "double knuckle" mounts were carried, both on the main deck, one extreme forward (“Mount 51”) and one extreme aft (“Mount 55").

The "early version" of the "double knuckle" 5"/38 caliber Mark 30 Mod 41 Single Mount was fit to destroyers and destroyer escorts through 1942.  It has different hatch and stiffener details than the late style "double knuckle" mount, available separately (click here).  

A set of early "single knuckle" mounts is also available (click here).

Classes that carried the early mount include:
  • Bagley
  • Benham
  • Benson
  • Buckley
  • Dunlap
  • Fletcher (early ships of the class)
  • Garcia
  • German destroyer class 119
  • Gridley
  • Secretary
  • Sims
 
Features: 
  •  can be made rotatable and the gun can be positioned at any realistic elevation
  •  accurately shaped, asymmetrical gunhouse (turret)
  •  accurately offset gun opening
  •  detailed turret bottom supporting structure with accurately located bolt-head detail
  •  rear vent 
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What's in the Box
INCM
1/192 5in38 Mk.30 Mod.41 Heavyweights.early
Frosted Extreme Detail
Width
3.8 cm
Height
2.7 cm
Depth
3.6 cm

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