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Spitfire Front End Enhancement Set

 

Red Roo Models

 

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Catalogue Number: RRR72112 - Spitfire Front End Enhancement Set
Scale: 1/72 scale
Contents and Media: Seven pieces in pinky-brown resin
Price: AUD$8.95 from Red Roo Models website
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Nicely cast; very accurate; improvement over kit parts
Disadvantages:  
Recommendation: Recommended

 

Reviewed by Glen Porter


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FirstLook

 

The Hasegawa 1/72 scale Spitfire Mk.VIII / IX kit is one of the best Spitfire kits around. Its main failing is its propeller assembly, which is undersized and the wrong shape. The High Planes Seafire Mk.III has a propeller that could probably be made into a good replica, but it would take a lot of work.

Red Roo has now come up with a solution to both of these problems. red Roo's propeller spinner is the right shape, and the separately-cast blades are also accurate.

The other two items in this set are multi-stack exhausts. These will be ideal for the Hasegawa kit, being better than the kit parts (although the plastic exhausts are not too bad).

Recommended.

 

Thanks to Gary Byk at Red Roo Models for the review sample


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Text and Images Copyright 2003 by Glen Porter
Page Created 12 December, 2003
Last updated 12 December, 2003

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