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Scale: 1/144


Set includes 2 turrets with barrels.

This model represents the typical World War Two appearance of the 6"/53 caliber Mark 16 twin-gun turret fit to the US Navy's Omaha class light cruisers:

  • USS Omaha CL-4
  • USS Milwaukee CL-5
  • USS Cincinnati CL-6
  • USS Raleigh CL-7
  • USS Detroit CL-8
  • USS Richmond CL-9
  • USS Concord CL-10
  • USS Trenton CL-11
  • USS Marblehead CL-12
  • USS Memphis CL-13

 
Features:

  • overall dimensions precisely scaled from US Navy O.P.1112 (2nd Rev.) "Gun Mount and Turret Catalog" drawings dated 15 January 1945
  • accurate shape
  • subtle, accurate, roof curvature with rivet head detail and detailed rooftop crew access hatch
  • detailed crew access doors with hinge and bolt head detail
  • exterior catwalks
  • exterior bolt heads and rivet heads properly positioned, sized and correctly placed according to high-resolution photos of the actual turrets obtained from the National Archives
  • accurate gun barrel shape and muzzle detail
  • barrels open to precisely 6 scale inches (1.588 mm)
  • barrels integrated on a separate trunnion to allow you to position the guns to any realistic elevation from -10 degrees to +30 degress just like the real turret
  • detailed rooftop tank and piping
  • detailed viewfinder shutters with dog plates and hinge details (shutters in the closed position)

 

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1/144 Omaha class Cruiser 6"/53 cal. Turrets (set of 2)

SKU: 144-Omaha-turrets-barrels-2
$33.00Price