BarracudaCast, 1/32 scale
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|Catalogue Number, Description and Price:
BarracudaCast Item No. BR32014 P-51D Mustang Cockpit Upgrade
|Contents and Media:
||See descriptions below
|Price and Availability:
||USD$8.95 plus postage available online from Barracuda Studios
||Well detailed and
perfectly cast; useful additions to the beautiful Tamiya kit; simple installation
||High quality detail parts for the Tamiya 1/32 scale P-51D Mustang
Reviewed by Rodger Kelly
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Roy Sutherland, the owner of Barracuda Studios sure seems to have taken a shine to Tamiya’s new 1/32 scale P-51D kit.
So much so that he has been hard at work breathing his magic upon it and, so far, has produced three mixed media detail sets and a decal sheet to enhance the cockpit as well as a further detail kit to super detail the compressed paper drop tanks that the
P-51 carried to further extend its already legendary range.
BR32014 consists of just ten resin parts:
The instruction sheet is well written with easy to follow instructions and illustrated with excellent quality sharp, clear colour images showing the resin parts in place on the kit parts. The images also show you how to “wire” the battery to the radio, the gun sight and what to add to the throttle handle as well to make it even more detailed.
The resin parts in my sample set are crisply cast and there are no pin holes or mis-casts in any of the parts. A word of caution, and I have repeated in each of the reviews for these sets, the resin used to cast the parts is pretty brittle and you will need to exercise care whist working with it, the written instructions re-enforce this point!
The parts come packed in a clear plastic zip-loc bag with a cardboard header.
Are the parts in the set an improvement over the kit ones? Definitely!
Thanks to Barracuda Studios for the images and information
Barracuda Studio products are
available online from their website
Text Copyright © 2012 by Rodger Kelly
Images Copyright © 2012 by Barrcuda Studios
This Page Created on 26 April, 2012
26 April, 2012
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