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British 3" Rockets
High Explosive


1/32 scale, MDC


S u m m a r y

Catalogue Number, Description and Price:

CV32023: High Explosive Rockets

Scale: 1/32
Price: 7.50 (Post-Free Outside EU) available online from MDC
Contents and Media: 24 parts in grey resin; 1 x photo-etched fret; 1 x small sheet of decals (dials)
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Superb casting; extremely well detailed; accurate; includes quilted seat backrest; optional harness styles (all PE or PE buckles only); brilliantly printed decals for dials.
Disadvantages: Revell Typhoon kit may be hard to find
Recommendation: Recommended

Reviewed by Brett Green

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MDC has supplemented its 1/32 scale accessory range with a set of British 3" Rockets - High Explosive. These rockets with their characteristic bulbous warhead, was seen on a number of different aircraft including the Typhoon, Mosquito and Beaufighter. Any of these kits in 1/32 scale will certainly benefit from these highly detailed rockets.

24 parts are supplied in grey resin. These are the warheads, rocket bodies and rocket rails. All these parts are very well detailed.



The rear of the rockets are hollowed out, and the back section is cast with eight splines (representing brackets for the fins) and four locating holes for the fins. The mounts for the rockets are cast on the bodies of the rockets.

The fins are provided in photo-etched brass. Each fin has a small locating tab which should make locating these parts somewhat simpler than it might have been without them.

Also supplied are ignition wires in flexible resin. This is a very nice touch.



The rocket rails are each supplied in one piece. Detail is up to the standard of the rest of the set.



MDC's 1/32 scale British 3" rockets will be a worthwhile addition to your large-scale RAF ground pounder.


Thanks to MDC for the review sample

Images and Text Copyright 2004 by Brett Green
This Page Created on 22 September, 2004
Last updated 23 September, 2004

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