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DERBY WHARF LIGHT STATION - N (1/160) SCALE MODEL LANDMARK

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3D model description

Located on Derby Wharf, Salem (MA), this historical lighthouse is within the Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Built in 1871, the white square brick tower, originally painted red, hold a fifth-order Fresnel lens showing a fixed red light 7,6m above mean high water.

The model was designed using pictures and detailed drawing of the actual building in scale 1/160 (N scale). You can resize it using your favourite software before print, however, if you do so, some of the parts may lose stability or look over scaled.

Model has 6 different pieces that you need to assembly as any other model kit: I attached an instruction booklet together with the downloaded files. Printing, painting and weathering will give a lot of fun.

This model can be a great addition to your layout or diorama.

Happy modelling!


3D printing settings

  • Designed to be printed using SLA
  • L26 X W26 X H51 (mm)
  • The widest part measure 26X26 mm: Check your 3dprinter build volume
  • The kit has 6 parts: Will the download you get both with and without supports.
  • The main tower comes with two variants: Flat or brick pattern.
  • The supported files are not with the optimal printing orientation but with the optimal orientation according to minimize sanding and provide a perfect fit between parts. However, you can add supports according to your methods.
  • The kit part 160-002 LAMP correspond to the lighthouse lamp and has to be printed in clear resin.
  • The kit has been designed to allow space for wiring in case you want to lighten with micro LEDs

My print parameters:
- ANYCUBIC PHOTON MONO X
- Resin ELEGOO standard grey
- Layer height 0.050
- Exposure 1.9 s
- Bottom layer count 6 /25s

Happy modelling!

3D printer file information

  • 3D design format: ZIP Folder details Close
    • 160-002 DERBY WHARF LIGHT.zip

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  • Publication date: 2021-10-10 at 09:56

License

CC BY - Attribution

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