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1/96 Best Detail Iowa class Turret 3d printed

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1/96 Best Detail Iowa class Turret

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Scale: 1/96     (1/8 inch = 1 foot)

This version is designed for the best possible detail using the best available 3D-printed materials.  A "Best Cost" version is available separately (click here).

Recommended to help build any Iowa class or Montana class battleship from:  
This three-gun turret (more properly called a "gunhouse") was 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.

Features:
  • dimensions scaled from official US Navy blueprints dated 8 August 1940
  • open armored rangefinder viewport shudders
  • rangefinders with telescopic sights visible through the open shutters of the armored covers
  • armored rangefinder hex-head 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

Notice: this model is designed for Best Detail using "Fine Detail" acrylic plastic, the best material available producing exceptional detail and smooth surfaces.  "Fine Detail" acrylic plastic is a good choice for static display models.  "Fine Detail" acrylic plastic is comparatively brittle.  Therefore, it is not recommended for Radio Control models.  Compared to "White Natural Versatile Plastic", a kind of nylon available separately, "Fine Detail" acrylic plastic produces sharper edges, details that are more defined, and the surface is much smoother with this product.  "Fine Detail" acrylic plastic is sandable,  cuts easily, and is compatible with more kinds of paint.

Click here for cleaning and painting advice.

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

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 Maine
  • BB-70 USS New Hampshire
  • BB-71 USS Louisiana 
 
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."
Details
What's in the box:
1-96 16in-50 Turret BB-61 (1).no Barrels
Dimensions:
16.68 x 15.27 x 5.13 cm
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