1/700 Japanese Battleship Yamato
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- Plastic pieces attached to sprues and molded in gray and red; clear pieces also included.
- Highly detailed exterior.
- Several different guns included for armament.
- Includes crane and flag.
- Unassembled float planes included.
- Lifeboats included.
- Metal piece included for flotation assistance.
- Colorful instruction sheet which shows painting schemes.
This is a 1/700 Plastic Japanese Battleship YAMATO from Tamiya. For ages 10 and over. In August 1940, Japanese battleship YAMATO was finally launched at water from Kure naval yard's dry dock. Work on the YAMATO project began with the development and modernization such as the huge armament 46cm turret, it was in 1934. This project was in a top secret for a while because the YAMATO had to be a final hope for Japanese naval at that time. Most of main countries which had naval were tying to develop the plan enforcing naval because the WashingtonTreaty of 1922 prohibiting on the construction of new battleships according to its size, weight, and armaments were supposed to be expired in those days. FEATURES: Plastic pieces attached to sprues and molded in gray and red; clear pieces also included. Ready to assemble precision model kit. Highly detailed exterior. Several different guns included for armament. Includes crane and flag. Unassembled float planes included. Lifeboats included. Metal piece included for flotation assistance. Colorful instruction sheet which shows painting schemes. Waterslide decals. Detailed pictorial instructions. INCLUDES: One 1/700 Japanese Battleship Yamato REQUIRES: Assembly Cement for plastics (TESR3512) Paint: Chrome Silver, Gold Leaf, Flat Black, Flat White, Flat Yellow, Yellow Green, Hull Red, Flat Brown, J.N. Green, J.N. Gray, Neutral Gray, Metallic Gray, Buff, German Gray, Red Brown Brushes Sprue Cutter Modeling Knife File or Emery Board Water for decals Adult Supervision SPECS: Scale: 1/700 Length: 15" (38cm) Width: 2" (5.1cm) COMMENTS: Keep small pieces and sharp edges away from children ages 3 and under. For ages 10 and over. Care should be taken when using tools and modeling knives. Paints recommended for use with this kit are for adult modelers only. sf 6/19/00 ir/jl