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  1. hsr

    5" HVAR Color

    I want to add some 5" HVAR's to my S2F kit. I bought the Pavla set and they look fine, but there are no instructions as to what color to paint them. I have found some pictures, but they are black&white and other then looking dark, they are no help. Anyone know what color(s) I should paint them? Thanks Howard
  2. This was just posted on a Facebook group I belong to - it is a Royal Navy MTB based at Hvar, Croatia, in 1943. There is a small number '97' on the wind break, but does that mean it is MTB 97, or is it a squadron number? Can anyone identify the boat and what colour scheme it might be wearing, please?
  3. High Velocity Aircraft Rocket (HVAR) 1:48 Eduard Brassin The HVAR was an unguided rocket developed during WWII and used very effectively against ground targets after D-Day when German air cover was whittled away to almost nothing. It's five inch casing housed a powerful rocket motor that could propel it to speeds close to 1,000mph, giving its semi-armour piercing head and 45lb explosive charge quite a punch, earning it the nickname Holy Moses. It continued in service until after Korea when it was superceded by more modern designs like the Zuni rocket with folding fins and a modular warhead design. The set arrives in a shallow clamshell box, and inside are eight rocket bodies cast in moulding blocks of four apiece, plus eight individually cast tail fin assemblies. A small fret of Photo-Etch (PE) parts are included for the fine details. Eight HVAR rockets are usually enough to load-out out most WWII fighter/bombers, but check your references and launch rail configuration to ensure you have enough before starting. Construction of each rocket is straightforward, comprising the two parts mentioned above. The extra detail is added from the PE sheet, including the retention clasps, exhaust detail and the ignition wires often missed from rocket armed aircraft of this era. A scrap diagram advises the modeller to check their references for the correct placement of the retention clasps, as there is no "one position fits all" solution. As usual with Eduard's Brassin sets there are no colour call-outs, but there seems to have been quite a variety of schemes worn by these wicked little rockets. Grey with an olive green nose and silver fuse tip is one option, but check your references for your particular choice of subject before committing to paint. Conclusion Detail is of course excellent, as we have come to expect from the Brassin range, and these resin replacement to the usual kit parts are well worth the extra effort, as the fuse detail and the individual brackets holding the fins onto the body are very nicely moulded. The addition of the PE parts is the icing on the cake, and should result in a very realistic set of rockets for your WWII/Korea era ground attack aircraft. Recommended. Review sample courtesy of
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