Recommended for:

  • Revell 1/490 scale USS Pittsburgh CA-72 
  • Revell 1/490 scale USS Los Angeles CA-135


Scale: Revell boxart states the kits' scale to be 1/490.  When compared to Navy plans, the models' true scale is close to 1/483.  These turrets are perfectly matched to your Revell kit.

 

Set includes 3 turrets.  No barrels.

This accurately shaped and highly detailed set represents the three 8 inch 55 caliber triple-gun turret main battery of the US Navy's Baltimore class heavy cruisers as they appeared during World War Two.  

 

A set of Vietnam War-era turrets is available separately.


Features:

  • designed according to official US Navy Bureau of Ordnance publication O.P. 1112 dated 15 January 1945
  • accurate shape
  • separate trunnion allows the modeler to set barrels to any realistic elevation from +41 degrees to -5 degrees just like the real turret (barrels not included)
  • detailed rangefinder and viewfinder hoods
  • accurately sized, positioned and numbered rangefinder and viewfinder hood bolt-head details
  • blast bag (also known as buckler, bloomer) attachment rings
  • turret roof viewfinder hood doors correctly offset to the left


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Model Money Baltimore class heavy cruiser products for Revell kits:

  • USS St. Paul CA-73 Enclosed Bridges (1968)
  • USS Los Angeles CA-135 Enclosed Bridges (1968)
  • 8"/55 cal. Triple Turrets (World War Two appearance)
  • 8"/55 cal. Triple Turrets (Vietnam War appearance)
  • 5"/38 cal. Mk.32 Mounts (set of 8)
  • Mk.34 Directors and Mk.13 Radar Antennas (set of 8 each)​

1/490 Baltimore class Heavy Cruiser Turrets, WWII-era

SKU: 490-CA68 turrets WW2-3
$12.00Price
     

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