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P-51 Mustang Replacement Wheels - Two Styles

BarracudaCast, 1/48 scale

S u m m a r y

Catalogue Number, Description and Price:

BR48050 - P-51 Mustang Oval Tread Patter Wheels. USD$6.95

BR48051 - P-51 Mustang Hexagonal Tread Pattern Wheels. USD$6.95

plus shipping, both available online from Barracuda Studio's website

Scale: 1/48 scale
Contents and Media: Each set contains four parts in pale yellow resin
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Beautifully detailed and perfectly cast; major variations catered for; simple installation
Disadvantages: A little flash to clean up.
Conclusion: High quality replacement wheels and options for the tread pattern.


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F i r s t L o o k

 

 

BarracudaCast is the resin accessory arm of Roy Sutherland's Barracuda Studios enterprise.

Just in time for Eduard's new 1/48 scale P-51D, although equally suitable for a wide selection of A-36 and P-51A, B, C, D, and K model Mustangs kits, BarracudaCast has released two sets of resin replacement wheels.

The new resin wheels are beautifully detailed. The wheel hubs are see-through, as they are on the full-sized aircraft.

Detail is complete right down to the tiny air valve moulded inside the hub.

 

 

Detail throughout is crisp. The seamless tread patterns are very impressive.

Each wheel is supplied with the bottom of the tyres very subtly bulged and flattened.

Casting and detail is up to BarracudaCast's usual superlative standards on both of my samples too.

Cleanup will be fast, with the wheels cast onto a narrow strip. The holes in the hubs have a little fine flash to clean up but this will be no chore and is probably an inevitable product of the casting process.

Specifically, the two replacement resin wheels sets are:

BR48050 - P-51 Mustang Oval Tread Pattern Wheel

 

 

BR48051 - P-51 Mustang Hexagonal Tread Pattern Wheels

 

 

These are simple yet desirable finishing touches for your 1/48 scale P-51 Mustang kits.

Thanks to Barracuda Studios for the images and information


Barracuda Studio products are available online from their website


Text Copyright 2019 by Brett Green
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This Page Created on 7 November, 2019
Last updated 7 November, 2019

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