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Scale: 1/700


Recommended to help convert or accurize your Trumpeter or Fujimi 1/700 USS Lexington CV-2 kit represent USS Lexington's 1941-March, 1942 appearance.

This model represents the massive funnel of celebrated aircraft carrier USS Lexington CV-2 as she appeared from 1941 through March, 1942 during which she and her crew participated in an attempted raid on the Japanese base on Jaluit in the Marshall Islands, patrols northeast of Christmas Island, an attempted raid on Rabaul, and a raid on Japanese shipping anchored at Lae and Salamaua.  Get out your Brewster F2A Buffaloes!


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
  • 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 and shutters in the "up" position
  • 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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Model Monkey Lexington class products:
USS Lexington CV-2​

  • 1/700 Lexington Island 1936-1940
  • 1/700 Lexington Island 1942 (Battle of the Coral Sea)
  • 1/700 Lexington Funnel 1928-1935
  • 1/700 Lexington Funnel 1936-1940
  • 1/700 Lexington Funnel 1941
  • 1/700 Lexington Funnel 1942 (Battle of the Coral Sea)
  • 1/700 Lexington 1942 Alternative Splinter Shields (Round-ended – Battle of the Coral Sea)
  • 1/700 Lexington and Saratoga 8"/55 Turrets 1928-1941

USS Saratoga CV-3

  • 1/700 Saratoga Island 1931-1932
  • 1/700 Saratoga Island 1933-1935
  • 1/700 Saratoga Island 1936-1940
  • 1/700 Saratoga Island 1941 (widened flight deck, lengthened aft)
  • 1/700 Saratoga Island 1942 (Battles of the Eastern Solomons and Guadalcanal)
  • 1/700 Saratoga Island 1943 (Raids on Bouganville, Rabaul, and the Gilbert and Marshall Islands Campaign)
  • 1/700 Saratoga Island 1944-1945 (Battle for Okinawa)
  • 1/700 Saratoga Funnel 1928-1940
  • 1/700 Saratoga Funnel 1941-1942
  • 1/700 Saratoga Funnel 1942-1943
  • 1/700 Saratoga Funnel 1944-1945
  • 1/700 Lexington and Saratoga 8"/55 Turrets 1928-1941
  • 1/700 5"/38 Mk.32 Twin Mounts (set of 8) - for Saratoga 1942-1946

1/700 USS Lexington CV-2 Funnel, 1941-March, 1942

SKU: 700-CV2-Funnel-1941
$21.00Price