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Scale: 1/350


Recommended to help build USS Lexington CV-2 as she appeared from 1936-1940 from:

  • Trumpeter 1/350 scale USS Lexington CV-2
  • Trumpeter 1/350 scale USS Saratoga CV-3


This model represents the massive funnel of celebrated aircraft carrier USS Lexington CV-2 as she appeared from the latter 1930s through 1940 during which she and her crew participated in extensive training activities laying the foundation for modern aircraft carrier warfare.


Features:

  • fully assembled
  • accurately dimensioned from US Navy Booklet of General Plans drawings
  • accurate elliptical shape, not slab-sided a some plastic kits are, and the 01 level is wider aft
  • detail shapes and locations confirmed by careful study of photographs of the actual ship
  • open smoke pipes, accurately sized and properly sloped and compartmented, passing all the way through
  • properly sized and accurately shaped secondary conning station/aviation control station with open windows
  • open drying room vents just below the funnel cap
  • funnel cap roof has the correct complex curve - plastic kit manufacturers get this shape wrong
  • funnel cap roof access hatches (three)
  • ammunition hoists on the starboard side of the AA platform with delicate guide rails extending to the flight deck level
  • access hatches on the roof of the fresh water tank (the boxy structure on the 01 level forward of the stack)
  • accurate splinter shield shapes with ribs properly numbered, sized and located
  • accurate aft 8" fire control station "fighting top" on the funnel with open windows
  • detailed, internal, twin 8" Mount #3 barbette and associated bulkheads with open scuttles which will be visible through:
  • open A/T doors, ready for your favorite photoetch
  • open portholes (airports) properly sized and located
  • delicate exterior electrical cabling, properly positioned and routed
  • subtle, raised locators for searchlights, directors and 20mm Oerlikons
  • heavy structural supports included
  • light structural supports, railings and ladders omitted, ready for your favorite photoetch

 
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1/350 USS Lexington CV-2 Funnel, 1936-1940

SKU: 350-CV2 funnel 1936-1940
$105.00Price