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1/32 Torpedo Tube Breech Doors for PT Boats 3d printed

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1/32 Torpedo Tube Breech Doors for PT Boats

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Scale: 1/32.  Notice: the Lindberg kit's torpedo tubes are 12% larger than true 1/32 scale.  These 3D-printed models will NOT fit the Lindberg kit's torpedo tubes.  These 3D-printed parts are designed from actual builder’s blueprints and scaled to 1/32.  Therefore, they are not the same size or shape of your plastic kit's parts.  If you intend to use the Lindberg kit's torpedo tubes, a set of enlarged torpedo tube breech doors is available separately (click here).   

To use these accurately scaled breech doors with the Lindberg kit, the Lindberg kit's torpedo tubes must be replaced with smaller diameter tubes.  The outer diameter of the breech door tube of these 3D-printed models is 18.15 mm.  Please measure the outer diameter of your torpedo tube to ensure these 3D-printed breech doors will be a good fit to your tubes.  If the outer diameter of your model's torpedo tubes is slightly smaller than 18.15 mm, these parts should be a good match.

Sets of complete torpedo tubes accurately scaled to 1/32 are available separately.

Set contains 4 torpedo tube breech doors for PT boats (2 port and 2 starboard).  

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This set of four models represents the doors on the aft end of Mk.18 Torpedo Tubes mounted to many World War Two US Navy PT Boats such as the famous PT-109 commanded by then-Lieutenant John F. Kennedy.  The Mk.18 Torpedo Tube was used early in the war until replaced by roll-off racks for aircraft-type Mk.13 torpedoes.  A good reference for PT boats can be found on NavSource (click here).

Features:
  • accurately scaled from scans of original Electric Boat Company manufacturer's blueprints dated 3 December 1942.
  • details confirmed from careful study of period photographs
  • hinges properly positioned for port tubes and the starboard tubes (hinges go on the inboard side of the door) 
  • accurate, detailed, tube-top firing combustion chamber
  • accurate breech door hinge
  • exterior stiffener rings properly sized and located
  • bolt heads accurately scaled in their proper position, randomly turned for realism
 
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What's in the box:
1-32 Torpedo Tube Breech Doors (4)
Dimensions:
5.15 x 5.8 x 2.06 cm
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2.03 x 2.28 x 0.81 inches
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