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1/700 Lexington '42 Alternative Splinter Shields 3d printed

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1/700 Lexington '42 Alternative Splinter Shields

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Scale: 1/700

Recommended to help improve your Fujimi or Trumpeter 1/700 scale USS Lexington CV-2 kit to better represent the ship as she appeared on May 8, 1942 during the Battle of the Coral Sea.

These parts are alternative splinter shields for the 1.1 inch anti-aircraft gun mounts fore and aft of the island of celebrated aircraft carrier USS Lexington CV-2 as they may have appeared on the day of her sinking following her aircraft, together with those of USS Yorktown CV-5, sinking the Japanese aircraft carrier Shoho and the crippling of Japanese aircraft carrier Shokaku during the first carrier vs. carrier battle in history.

Although there is no known photographic evidence confirming the shape of these splinter shields (known officially as bulwarks), they do appear on Pearl Harbor Navy Yard as-built plans in this rounded configuration for alterations made in April, 1942.  It is possible that the as-built plans accurately reflect the true shape of the splinter shields fit to the ship during the April 1942 refit at Pearl Harbor.

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Model Monkey Lexington class products:
USS Lexington CV-2​USS Saratoga CV-3
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1-700 Lexington '42 Alternative Splinter Shields
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Width
1.5 cm
Height
0.2 cm
Depth
3.0 cm

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