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1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 &amp; 15 3d printed

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1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed
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1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed
1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed

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1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed
1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed

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1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed
1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed

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1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed
1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed

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1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed
1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed

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1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed
1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed

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1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed
1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed

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1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed
1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed

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1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed
1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed

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1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed
1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed

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1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed
1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15 3d printed

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1/128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14 & 15

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  • 3D printed in Frosted Ultra Detail: Matte translucent plastic that showcases fine and intricate details.
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Scale: 1/128   (3/32 inch = 1 foot)

Recommended for the Fleetscale 1/128 scale Fletcher Class (United States Navy) GRP hull

This accurate and highly detailed model kit represents the US Navy's Mk.14 or Mk.15 Quintuple Torpedo Mount. 

Features:
  • overall dimensions accurately scaled from official US Navy drawings
  • details confirmed from careful study of surviving mounts aboard USS Kidd and USS Cassin Young
  • separate base ring stand permitting full rotation
  • hex-head bolts and rivets properly sized and accurately located
  • detailed torpedo stops, and trainer's and gyro setter's instruments
  • barrels completely hollow
  • rear loading door is the later "single lever, quick-acting" type (no dogs)
  • trainer's and gyro setter's bench seat, and hand rails omitted (too thin to print)
 
These torpedo mounts were the standard World War II-era US Navy torpedo mounts first fit to destroyers of the Benson/Gleaves class beginning in 1937. They continued to be the standard torpedo mount for the following Fletcher (DD-445) classAllen M. Sumner (DD-692) class, and Gearing (DD-710) class.  These ships mounted either one or two mounts.  Check your references to know how many mounts your model needs.

The Mk.14 and Mk.15 torpedo mounts launched 21-inch diameter Mk.15 torpedoes (not included). The Mk.15 Mount carried a drum-shaped blast shield (click here) installed to protect the operating crew from the gun blasts of a nearby 5"/38 caliber gun and twin 40mm Bofors.  Other than the blast shield, the Mk.14 and Mk.15 Mounts were identical.

From Microworks.com: "In the battles of Vella Gulf and Cape St. George, destroyer attacks using torpedoes [launched from this mount] sank six enemy destroyers without losing a single man, with a fifth (the legendary Shigure) escaping only because a torpedo hitting her rudder failed to explode....U.S. destroyer torpedoes also accounted for the only "dreadnought"-type battleship ever sunk in action by surface launched torpedoes, the Fuso, during the Battle of Surigao Strait."


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What's in the Box
INCM
1-128 Quintuple Torpedo Mount Mk.14
Frosted Ultra Detail
Width
4.7 cm
Height
1.7 cm
Depth
6.3 cm

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