1/35 Royal Navy Vickers 3-pdr 1.85"/50 (47mm) QF MKI Gun
1/35 Royal Navy Vickers 3-pdr 1.85"/50 (47mm) QF MKI Gun on Vickers MKI mount as used by the Royal Navy. Note this is the Vickers 3-pdr NOT the Hotchkiss 3-pdr, The Vickers 3-pdr was slightly larger and more powerful, having an overall barrel length of 98.9" whereas the Hotchkiss barrel length was 80.6"). This is a highly detailed part using the Norman Ough plans for the most accurate and detailed Vickers 3-pdr 1.85"/50 (47mm) Guns available. These guns were used on Iron Duke Class ships and Queen Elizabeth Class ships along with many ships in WW1 and small craft throughout WW2.
- 1x Mounting
- Highly detailed and accurate part, modelled from plans and photographic reference
- Barrel and Mounting are printed separately for maximum detail and can be trained as desired
- details include: Hex nuts, accurate Rivet placement and highly detailed Breech Loader
- Main assembly comes as 2 pieces made for ease of painting and assembly.
A more powerful gun than the Hotchkiss 3-pdr, this weapon was used as a secondary gun on cruisers and later as an AA weapon during World War I. Actual bore length was 50.05 calibers.