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B-26C Marauder Engines

 

 

Quickboost, 1/72 scale

 

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Catalogue Number and Description Quickboost 72033 - B-26C Marauder Engines
Price: 2.60 available online from Hannants and retailers worldwide
Scale: 1/72
Contents and Media: Six pieces in grey coloured resin
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Excellent casting; accurate; separately cast magnetos
Disadvantages: No pushrod or ignition harness detail
Recommendation: Highly Recommended

 

Reviewed by Mick Evans


Quickboost's 1/72 scale B-26C Marauder Engines
will be available online from Squadron.com

 

FirstLook


Beautifully moulded in light grey resin, Quick Boost has captured all of the fine detail of the B-26C Marauder Pratt and Whitney R28-43C Engines.

The detail provided for the front of the engine has been faithfully reproduced and is designed as a straight drop in replacement for the Airfix B-26 Engines. The front of engine crankcase is superbly detailed with the two banks of cylinders easily visible. The magnetos and other details for the crankcase are also provided and moulded separately. The rear of the engine is moulded integrated into the firewall but is not visible and saves performing major surgery to the kit. You simply glue the engines into the cowl and fit to the front of the nacelles.

The only details not provided are the pushrods and wiring harness and these can be easily added from plastic rod and fine solder wire.

The end result should be stunning and much more accurate and detailed the kit engines. Basic modelling skills will be required to assemble this detail set.

Highly Recommended even for novice modellers.
 

Thanks to Aires for the review sample


Text and Images Copyright 2006 by Mick Evans
Page Created 01 June, 2006
Last updated 31 May, 2006

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