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1/350 Ship Series No.30
Yamato Japanese Battleship
Item No: 78030

Length: 751.5mm. Image shows painted and assembled model.

The Flagship of the Japanese forces
The Japanese battleship Yamato was laid down in November 1937 and commissioned in December 1941, giving notice to the world of the level of Japanese ship-building technology. A truly massive ship, it had a waterline length of 256m, a beam of 38.9m, a displacement of around 70,000 tons and nine 46cm guns which had a maximum range of 41km and were capable of piercing 43cm of armor from 30km away. Her armor, meanwhile, weighed in at an staggering 21,000 tons. The hull of the ship had been kept as short as was possible, with defensive considerations meaning the bridge, gun turrets and mechanical sections concentrated in the center of the vessel. Beneath the waterline, she employed a bulbous bow that protruded 3 meters and contributed to increased wavemaking resistance. She featured in actions including the Battle of Leyte Gulf and the Battle of Midway. On April 7th 1945 she came under attack from over three hundred U.S. aircraft while on the way to Okinawa, sinking to the bottom of the ocean.

About the Model
This is a plastic model assembly kit of the Japanese battleship Yamato. ★Scale: 1/350, Length: 751.5mm, Width: 110mm. ★Detailed one-piece molded hull includes accurate recreations of the famous bulbous bow. ★Bridge, funnel and other parts concentrated in the center of the ship are faithfully replicated, giving the model a highly realistic feel. ★Details such as the sonar and main masts are depicted using precise engraving. ★Triple 45-caliber 46cm gun turrets feature waterproof covers and are attached individually to the deck. ★Other armaments including triple 60-caliber 15.5cm guns, twin 40-caliber 12.7cm guns, 25mm cannon mounts and more are recreated in detail. ★Gun turrets, 15m rangefinders and stern crane are movable after completion. ★Stern also features machine gun mounts. ★Includes four reconnaissance floatplanes. ★Features a stand which can be easily attached by screws to separately-sold 1/350 scale display case.




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■Tamiya Colors for finishing the model

Tamiya Color Item No.
TS-33 Dull Red 85033
TS-66 IJN Gray (Kure Arsenal) 85066
TS-68 Wooden Deck Tan 85068

Tamiya Color Acrylic Colors
(Item)
Enamel Colors
(Item)

Tamiya Color Acrylic Colors
(Item)
Enamel Colors
(Item)
X-2 White 81502
80002
XF-10 Flat Brown 81710
80310
X-5 Green 81505
80005
XF-11 J.N. Green 81711
80311
X-7 Red 81507
80007
XF-12 J.N. Grey 81712
80312
X-10 Gun Metal 81510
80010
XF-25 Light Sea Grey 81725 80325
X-11 Chrome Silver 81511
80011
XF-53 Neutral Grey 81753 80353
X-12 Gold Leaf 81512
80012
XF-56 Metallic Grey 81756 80356
XF-1 Black 81701
80301
XF-63 German Grey 81763 80363
XF-2 Flat White 81702
80302

■Keep the model in pristine condition
Item 73019 1/350 Scale Model Display Case (w/Wooden Base) (Inner 824x164x237mm)

The information on this page is current as of May 17, 2013. Please note that specifications are subject to change without notice.


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