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Canberra Mk.20
Wingtip Bombs and Racks

 

Pete's Hangar


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Catalogue Number: PHR 72004
Scale: 1/72
Contents and Media: 14 pieces in caramel coloured resin
Price: AUD$15.30
Review Type: First Look
Advantages: Perfectly cast; excellent accessory for Vietnam-era Australian Canberras; great detail; minimal cleanup; includes separate sway braces and mounts.
Disadvantages: Combination of small parts and unusual alignment may be tricky to assemble
Recommendation: Recommended for anyone building an RAAF Vietnam-era Canberra in 1/72 scale.


Reviewed by Brett Green

 

F i r s t   L o o k

 

Pete's Hangar has released a set of wingtip bombs and racks for RAAF Canberra Mk.20 bombers operation over South East Asia during the Vietnam War.

14 parts are supplied in perfectly-formed caramel coloured resin. The bombs and racks are ready to use - no cleanup or removal from casting blocks is required. Detail on these parts is impressive. The bombs have thin stabilisers and the fuse cast in place; while the racks feature raised plate and rivet detail.

The wing braces and sway braces are very small parts that are attached to two resin blocks. A sharp knife and a keen eye will be required to remove and assemble these smaller parts, but the effort will be worthwhile. Detail is excellent, especially for 1/72 scale.

Instructions cover the unusual angle of alignment for the racks, and detail painting and reference.

Recommended

Thanks to Peter from Pete's Hangar/Aussie Decals for the review sample.


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Review Copyright 2003 by Brett Green
This Page Created on 29 June, 2003
Last updated 14 August, 2003

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