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CMK 1/72 Update Sets
B-17 F/G Bomb bay (for Academy)
B-17 F/G interior (for Academy)
F4F Wildcat armament (for Hasagawa)

 

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Catalogue Number: CMK 7074 B-17 bomb bay,
CMK 7076 B-17 interior and
CMK 7094 F4F armament.
Scale: 1/72
Price: CMK 7074 B-17 bomb bay and CMK 7076 B-17 each USD$11.46
CMK 7094 - USD$10.46 online from Squadron.com
Contents and Media: Blister pack, separate instructions, multiple resin parts and PE set for B-17 interior and F4F armament sets.
Price: Experience required.
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Highly detailed and beautifully cast resin.
Disadvantages:  
Recommendation: Recommended


Reviewed by Glen Porter


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FirstLook

 

CMK is part of the MPM organisation and, as such, has been producing resin update sets for quite a while now with typical MPM quality.

These three new sets are in the usual blister packs and most, but not all, have PE frets as well.


7074 B-17 bomb bay

Set 7074 is for the Academy B 17 F/G and is the Bomb Bay. There are eleven nicely moulded parts in resin but this set does not include photo-etched parts nor a bomb load. The instructions cover a parts plan, colour recommendations for Humbrol Paints, a five step construction diagrams and a list of other new 1/72 scale releases.



7076 B-17 interior

Set 7076 is also for the Academy B 17 F/G but is an interior detail set and is consequently much bigger and more detailed. With fifty resin parts and a large PE fret with more than fifty parts, this set covers the bomb-aimer's station, cockpit, radio compartment and waist gun position. It dose not cover any of the turrets. Instructions are similar to the Bomb-bay set but with ten construction diagrams.



CMK 7094 F4F armament

 

 

Set 7094 is for Hasegawa's 1/72 F4F Wildcat and details the Gun-bays. With 17 resin parts, you can open the two wing gun-bays and also the life raft-bay in the rear fuselage spine. The four PE parts are for the open gun-bay hatches. Instructions are as before but with six clear constructional drawings.

For anyone who likes to super-detail their models, these CMK sets are the Ant's Pants.

Highly Recommended.


Thanks to CMK for the review sample.


Review Text Copyright 2005 by Glen Porter
Page Created 16 May, 2005
Last updated 16 May, 2005

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