I-400-class Submarine, Wooden Model

Woody JOE
WJJS-01 / Level 3
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1/144 Scale "I-400-class Submarine"
Wooden Submarine Model, by Woody JOE

About the Japanese I-400-class Submarine
The largest submarine used during World War II.
Also called a submarine aircraft carrier, we were able to carry three special attack aircraft "SEIRAN" on board.
It is a huge submarine with a total length of 122 m and has a range of 69,450 km.
At the end of the war, the Allied forces did not know the existence of the i400 until the Japanese surrender.
Shortly after the war, there are anecdotes that American military officers were surprised at the size of the i400.
After an investigation by the US military, the i400 was subjected to torpedo disposal off the coast of Hawaii. Then it was discovered by American researchers at the bottom of southwestern Oahu in August 2013.

Drainage basis 3,530 tons underwater 6560 t
Total length 122m
Full width 12m
Cruising distance 37500 nautical miles
Crew 157 people


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About the model
This kit is a 1/144 scale large precision wooden assembly kit.
Hull of the full-length 847mm in Kiel-frame structure, faithfully scale down the hull.
● deck is a double-clad structure, surface use the teak.
● outside plate of the hull using the cypress.
● reproduce the hull realistically by 24 frames.
● airplane hangar, bridge outer wall is using the metal parts. Also use the metal parts Parts on the deck.
● It is full of profound feeling model.
● with wooden gridiron.
● Special attack aircraft "Seiran" also have the option sale.

Manufacturer Woody JOE
Scale 1/144
Package size 615mm×165mm×60mm
Length 847mm
Width 83mm
Height 191mm
Assembly reference time 60 hours
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