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Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6

Photo-Etch, Seat Belts and Masks for the Border Models 1/35 kit

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Catalogue Number, Description, Scale & Price

Eduard Item Nos.

33331 - Bf 109 G-6 Photo-Etch for the Border Models kit. USD$14.95

33332 - Bf 109 G-6 Seat Belts for the Border Models kit. USD$10.95

JX291 - Bf 109 G-6 Masks for the Border Models kit. USD$19.95

all available online from Eduard's website

Scale:

1/35

Contents and Media:

Colour photo-etched fret plus instructions; self-adhesive die cut masks.

Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: High level of detail for the cockpit; noticeable improvement on kit parts; masks include framed and Erla canopy styles; full instructions are included.
Disadvantages:  
Recommendation: The photo-etched sets will add an extra dimension of detail to your 1/35 scale Border Models Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6 kit. The masks will make quick and easy work of an often unliked task.

Reviewed by Brett Green

FirstLook

 

Eduard has released three update sets for the 1/35 scale Border Models Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6 kit.

Being in the unusual (for an aircraft) scale of 1/35, there are not many updates available for this kit, so Eduard's entries are more than welcome.

 

73331 - Bf 109 G-6 Photo-Etch for the Border Models kit

The colour fret supplies parts for the cockpit and the airframe.

 

 

Cockpit details include a complete replacement instrument panel, an area that is weak in the Border Models kit.

Additional details include oxygen regulator wheel, rudder pedals, switches and trim chains.

 

 

Instructions are included.


 

73332 - Bf 109 G-6 Seat Belts for the Border Models kit

This simple and self-explanatory set supplies a set of lap and shoulder harness straps for Border Models' 1/35 scle Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6. Anti-chafing pads are included too.

 

 

Each section of the harness is presented in one piece each, so installation will be quick.

The belts are printed in colour and feature half tones for shadows and shading.

 

 

This will be an important and noticeable upgrade to you Border Models 1/35 scale Bf 109 G-6.


 

JX291 - Bf 109 G-6 Masks for the Border Models kit

Eduard has also released a masking set. These are die-cut, self-adhesive masks presented on yellow "kabuki" paper.

 

 

Masks for both the original framed canopy and the later Erla canopy styles are included.

Wheel masks are alsmo supplied.

 

 

Conclusion

 

The photo-etched sets will add an extra dimension of detail to your 1/35 scale Border Models Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6 kit. The masks will make quick and easy work of an often unliked task.

Thanks to Eduard for the review samples


Text and Images Copyright 2022 by Brett Green
Page Created 12 October, 2022
Last updated 13 October, 2022

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