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    USS Alabama (BB-60) 05762

    Model:05762
    The proportional model:1:700
    Browse the number:3749

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    Product introduction:
           The South Dakota class was originally planned that only two ships of this design would be built, and that the Iowa design would start with BB-59. In the event was decided to build BB-59 and BB-60 as repeats of this design, to expedite production. This class was generally resembled the North Carolina class, but shorter, with one funnel instead of two. The armor and underwater protection scheme was entirely new, however. The design was found to be rather cramped, especially for antiaircraft guns in the superstructure, because the length of the superstructure had been reduced. The 5" guns were at the 01 and 02 levels, rather than at the main deck and 01 level, as they had been in North Carolina. Still, they were good, effective ships and gave good service during WWII. As with other battleships of their era, however, they were rapidly overtaken by changes in naval warfare.
    Item No    05762
    Item Name    USS Alabama (BB-60)
    Bar Code    9580208057620
    Scale    1:700
    Item Type    Static Kit
    Model Brief    Length: 297.1mm   Beam: 48.04mm
    Total Parts    358pcs
    Metal Parts    n/a
    Photo Etched Parts    n/a
    Film Parts    n/a
    Resin Parts    n/a
    Total Sprues    9 sprues, upper hull, lower hull, deck, waterline plate and stand
    Paint Schemes    USS Alabama (BB-60)
    Released Date    2010-03
    More Features "    Hull
    -One-piece slide-molded upper hull 
    -Lower hull made from two-directional slide molds
    -Sponsons are represented on lower hull by slide-mold te"