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Metal Earth: Metal USS Missouri
TimReynaga
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Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - 01:52 AM GMT+7


Metal Earth 3D Model Kits has released a photoetched stainless steel rendition of the battleship USS Missouri.

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Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - 04:04 AM GMT+7
Tim,
How do they handle the metal gun barrels? I've seen thier earlier architectural offerings. I wasn't much interested in the kits before, but it looks like some of the details of the Arizona and now this new Missouri could be adapted for other kits- like the radars, gun barrels and catapult details. Could you post some close up photos of the Arizona?
VR, Russ
TimReynaga
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Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - 06:28 AM GMT+7

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Tim,
How do they handle the metal gun barrels? ...Could you post some close up photos of the Arizona?
VR, Russ



Sure Russ. Here's the Arizona turret:


I posted some more pics with the Arizona news piece at http://www.modelshipwrights.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=27336

best,
Tim
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Posted: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 - 09:56 AM GMT+7
Tim, thanks-- so the barrels are flat, but in the product photos they look round-- at least for the Missouri? Still there may be some complex shapes that would be useful for scratch building.
VR, Russ