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Spitfire Mk.XVI Top Cowl
& 3-Spoke Wheels
for Eduard Kit

Eduard BRASSIN, 1/72 scale


S u m m a r y :

Catalogue Number:

Eduard BRASSIN Item Nos.:
672125 – Spitfire Mk.XVI Top Cowl
672142 – Spitfire Mk.XVI Wheels - 3 Spoke

Scale:

1/72

Contents & Media:

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Description

672125

1 resin part.

672142

3 resin parts & pre-cut paint mask.

Prices:

Available online from (click on price to open link):

Stockists

Top Cowl

3-Spoke Wheels

Eduard

US$4.95

US$7.95

Hannants

£2.67

£4.33

Squadron

US$4.95

US$7.95

Modelimex

€2.48

€4.13

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Review Type:

First Look.

Advantages:

Scale refinement, superb detail and quality

Disadvantages:

None noted.

Conclusions:

Both sets are excellent quality, and offer a slight advantage over the kit components, although frankly, I think most will be happy with what the excellent Eduard Spitfire Mk.XVI kits supply.

I can recommend these items for those with a quest for perfection and the budget to support it.


Reviewed by Mark Davies


Eduard Brassin’s 1/72 Spitfire Accessory Sets are available online from Squadron.com

 

FirstLook

 

For many, Eduard is a brand synonymous with superb quality; this is certainly the case with the review items, from their packaging and instructions, to the actual components.

The sets reviewed here are designed to complement the best Spitfire Mk.XVI kits in “The One True Scale”, which unsurprisingly are made by Eduard as well. I took a first look at it the Dual Combo boxing of the high-back and bubbletop here on HyperScale.

 

 

It should be apparent from the linked kit review that the resin items looked at here, fall into the category of “gilding the lily”; but for some the convenience and qualitative edge that resin parts offer will be worth it in their quest for the perfect Spitfire model.
The sets come in Brassins’s usual robust clear plastic blister pack with sponge cushioning and printed instructions folded within.
I have provided Eduard’s CAD images the scrollable image gallery accompanying this article, and used photo images of the resin items from Eduard’s website as these are a fair reflection of the parts.

 

  • Eduard BRASSIN Spitfire Mk.XVI Top Cowl & 3-Spoke Wheels Review by Mark Davies: Image
  • Eduard BRASSIN Spitfire Mk.XVI Top Cowl & 3-Spoke Wheels Review by Mark Davies: Image
  • Eduard BRASSIN Spitfire Mk.XVI Top Cowl & 3-Spoke Wheels Review by Mark Davies: Image
  • Eduard BRASSIN Spitfire Mk.XVI Top Cowl & 3-Spoke Wheels Review by Mark Davies: Image
  • Eduard BRASSIN Spitfire Mk.XVI Top Cowl & 3-Spoke Wheels Review by Mark Davies: Image
  • Eduard BRASSIN Spitfire Mk.XVI Top Cowl & 3-Spoke Wheels Review by Mark Davies: Image
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Conclusion

 

Both sets are excellent quality, and offer a slight advantage over the kit components.

I can recommend these items for those with a quest for perfection and the budget to support it.

Thanks to Eduard for the samples and images.


Review Text & Images Copyright 2017 by Mark Davies
Page Created 10 April, 2017
Last updated 10 April, 2017

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