Messerschmitt Bf 109G
Parts-R-Parts, 1/32 scale
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||Parts-R-Parts Item No. #020 -
Messerschmitt Bf 109G Scoop Correction
|Contents and Media:
||One part in light grey resin
USD$6.00 available directly from Parts-R-Parts website
||Corrects the problem of offset
cooling scoops; simple replacement of forward cowl; high quality
Floyd S. Werner Jr.
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When Hasegawa released the Bf-109G-6, and subsequent G-14, the one
complaint was that the cooling scoops on the nose were visibly offset.
Part of this comes from a marginally short nose which necessitated the
exhausts being higher and consequently the scoops offset. Cutting the
scoops off and repositioning them were not for the faint of heart and
only marginally successful.
Parts-R-Parts now has a simpler solution.
Molded in light gray resin Parts-R-Parts provides you with a replacement
upper nose piece. The conversion is simple enough with you just cutting
off the kit part along a panel line and replacing with the correction
set. If done correctly, the correction will not require any filler, in
fact the seam on the top of the two parts is already filled in on the
This set is designed for the G-6/14 kit, however, you can make a G-14/AS
out of the G-10 kit by putting the correction set on and just rescribing
the circular hatch on the right engine panel in a lower position. Just
add some Eagle Edition decals from their new sheet (#81)and VIOLA, a
I highly recommend this set. This has been a pet peeve of many a modeler
and now the fix is available.
Thanks to Parts-R-Parts for the sample
accessories and conversions are available exclusively from Parts-R-Parts
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This Page Created on 11 October, 2004
Last updated 19 October, 2004
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