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Scale 1/600

 

Set inlcudes 3 turrets.  No barrels.

Recommended for:

  • Aurora 1/600 scale USS St. Paul  CA-73  (1962 release)
  • Aurora 1/600 scale USS St. Paul  CA-73  (1972 release)


This accurately shaped and highly detailed set represents the three 8 inch 55 caliber triple turret main battery of the US Navy's Baltimore class and Oregon City class heavy cruisers as they appeared during the Vietnam War-era.  World War Two-era turrets are available separately (click here).


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)
  • subtle, raised number on the inside of each turret to identify which is which
  • roof-top antenna pedestal on Turrets 2 and 3
  • detailed left-side rangefinder and rooftop viewfinder hoods
  • accurately sized, positioned and numbered rangefinder hood bolt-head details
  • blast bag (also known as "buckler" or "bloomer") attachment rings
  • turret roof viewfinder hood doors correctly offset to the left
  • subtle turret-side recesses representing the plated-under openings of the former World War Two-era rangefinders


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1/600 Baltimore class and Oregon City class Turrets (Vietnam-era)

SKU: 600-8in55-Baltimore-Vietnam
$11.00Price