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  1. Latest effort - a car door Typhoon. I like the Typhoon, big ugly brute that it is, and for some reason the car door version really grabs me - don't know why - just like the idea of the car door complete with window wind down. I'm sure the pilots didn't like it much. Still - box Contents And a few extras I've decided to add to it. Starting with the cockpit I started by painting the cockpit internals black primer, and then sprayed individual areas with interior green, so as to leave some darker areas around details and try and lend some depth. After that I picked out details using dry brushing techniques, as well as making use of prismacolor pencils, which make highlighting knobs and switches quite straightforward. Gradually moving towards a more complete cockpit. The instrument panel is made up of a resin casting, and three separate etch metal bezels, which are laid on top of three instrument transparencies for dials. I must say I'm pretty happy with how this has turned out so far. I still have to finish seat belts and add those, bit dry fitting shows that this assembly will fit very nicely into the fuselage.
  2. I loved building this as part of my model clubs group build: T101 (101 years of Tangmere Airfield). XV408 is currently resident at Tangmere Military Aircraft Museum, which is home to my club: Tangmere Sector Modellers IPMS. It is being lovingly restored to its most famous 'blue' scheme that 92Sqn had done in homage to the blue Hunters that the Squadron used for their display team. This is the Hasegawa 'blue special' kit with Aires resin cockpit, Radar, electronics bay, allycat seamless intakes, scratch built parachute compartment (and other bits). Painted with Vallejo Model Air insignia blue. 101 will be at Scale Model World, so please come and see us.
  3. whiskey

    F-14A 1/48 exhausts switcharoo?

    Looking for more info based on a conversation at ARC. If the Academy kit nozzles fit onto the Monogram burner cans for the F-14A, would it be too far of a stretch to assume that the Aires set for Academy would fit the Monogram as well? Another ARC member figured out how to work it using the kit parts so I'm curious if any resin parts would work too.
  4. Hi all, I will join this GB with Italeri's MiG-29A. I'll do a super-detailed build using Aires' resin cockpit, exhaust nozzles and air-brakes, Arma Hobby's resin nose and closed upper air intakes, and Master's brass pitot tube and static dischargers. I have already all the items, except the static dischargers, which should arrive next week. I'll build a soviet machine from the 1980's as displayed in the Farnborough Air Show. I'll use the kit's decals. Here's the box: IMAG4776 The sprues: IMAG4777 IMAG4778 The transparent parts, which look good enough, as I'll pose the canopy open: IMAG4779 The decals, which don't come with many stencils: IMAG4780 The resin cockpit, which also comes with a PE fret for the instrument panel and other details: IMAG4781 The resin exhaust nozzles, which also come with a small PE fret for the flame holders: IMAG4782 The resin air-brakes: IMAG4783 The resin nose cone and closed upper air intakes: IMAG4784 As I will display the aircraft in a parked position, with open canopy and air-brakes, should the main and upper intakes be all closed? Finally, the brass pitot tube: I will need some time to plan the build, especially regarding the insertion of the resin parts and the detailed painting of the cockpit, before I get back here with progress reports. Thanks for looking. Jaime
  5. Knaupel

    Hasegawa P-51D 1/48

    Hi Guys, it´s time for a new project. I will build the famous P-51D in 1/48 and will use the old Hasegawa kit. Also the Aires wheel bay and the True details cockpit. I will not use the Kit decals..... but have not yet decided which decals I will use.... Maybe a blue nose? The True Details sidewalls fit perfect and are a 100% better than the Kit parts First steps of painting the interior. As always I use Revell Aqua Color. The Interior green is a mix of light green, sand and brown. The very nice detailed True Detail Seat, gun sight and instrument panel It was a bad decision to add the Aires wheel well into this kit. A lot of work will be needed to fix this.... Cheers Pete
  6. sailorboy61

    Tornado Exhausts - Aires Resin

    I'm just doing the Aires exhausts for the Revell 1/32 Tornado. Looking online for photo references prior to paining, images seem to show the burner much closer to the tail end than they are in the resin set. Is this just an optical illusion in the images because of the more end on angle of the shot? The resin set are certainly comparable in length to the kit plastic, but not sure that tells me much. Any further information much appreciated Simon
  7. Hello, Thought I'd start building something a bit more relaxing after the Flanker, so at the Moson show in Hungary I've bought this beautiful eduard's kit - with all the extras. I am planning to build it as opened as possible - engine, cockpit, radio, gunbays, misc. panels and so on. So, starting with the cutting, cleaning and thinning all the resin bits and pieces and dryfitting them over and over again. So, this is my Moson show loot, most of the parts here are for Spit. Too much of them really... So, brassin radio compartment with Aires cockpit test fitted... brassin parts just slot into the position, they fit the eduard kit perfectly. And Aires gunbays (just dryfitted, not glued yet) I think I will thin the plastic a bit more...
  8. very long awaited decals came out last week! :) so had to start a Mirage 2000 immediately! basic Heller kit with hopefully all the necessary updates it will be posed as in flight, with engine in military power, and slats deployed. I will have to find a solution on how to mount it to a base! - suggestions welcome!!! anyone able to guess the paint scheme??
  9. Time to start something new. Something a bit more demanding than those kits that I have been working on recently. So I have chosen Revell's fantastic 1/32 Tornado GR1 with lots of lovely aftermarket as follows:- Flightpath UK's Tornado Detail and Conversion Set, Flightpath UK's Flaps, Slats and Spoilers set, Aires resin Afterburners, Aires resin Cockpit, Flightpath's LGBs and AIM-9s, Master Probes, SAC's metal undercarriage, including the supplementary set, and Eduard's canopy mask set. So, without further ado, the obligatory box shot:- And the aftermarket:-
  10. Ok as host of this GB I guess I had better build something! Well I had it all planned before I went on holidays and I had hoped to buy stuff while I was away but couldn't find what I wanted so just ordered online. My cunning plan fell to pieces once I got home and started looking at the references I had, I wanted to build a Latin American P-47D. The decals I got were for D-30s and higher, where as the model I was building was a D-25. I then though about modifying the model I had to suit (not a really hard mod to do) until I found the perfect decal set! So now I’m building Brazilian P-47D-25 of 1°GAvCA used in Italy from October 1944. The decals are from a super rare AeroMaster Thunderbolts Galore set. Plus I will be throwing in a bit of AM stuff as well. I only have the model at the moment, the AM stuff is stock photos. no need for sprue shots for this one... Aires Wheel Wells…I know the Tamiya ones are nice but these are resin…….. Eduard detail set (plus canopy masking set too) Master gun barrel set… I blame Arnold for this…. AeroMaster decal…rare as hens teeth…..hope I don’t stuff them up! And this is what I’ll be building….have already found an issue with the decals, the a/c serial number is wrong for the aircraft ID number! Will sort that out when I get to it. I won’t get a chance to start this now until next week, go back to work on Wednesday, plus the AM bits haven’t arrived yet. In the mean time I’m working on “Gold Member”.
  11. Hi there! I know You are all waiting for my flanker, but I've decided to get this build done after 4 years that spent in the box. So here we go. Aires c-pit still looks ok after 4 years... There was some extensive filling, sanding, regraving and riveting done, especially on the nose section. Tailbooms ready Wheelbays done. There are still some minor bits missing Almost ready for black primer.
  12. as I wrote myself into trouble accepting 2 different group-builds at more or less the same time here the other one I am working on in parallel.....; http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234982350-s-75-dwina-sa-2-guideline-sam-egypt-148/ but as I liked the idea of a tribute Tornado build, breaking the gb calendar planing just as the reason for the gb came unplanned,,,, I will try to to my best keeping the deadlines... apart from that, the cause of the gb also help me in tackling this rather not up to date kit.... I will try to put in quite some Aftermarket designed for other, more modern kits... so lets see the newer, not necessarily better version of Airfix's F3 rendition: too good to be thrown away? lets see AM: AIres landing gear bays and SAC metal landing gears both for the Hobbyboss kit so they fit each other, I will hopefully get a nicely detailed and sturdy landing gear out of this combo! hope it will be fitable ! Aires ejection seats: should fit without mayor problems Paragon exhausts and wing seals: for the Italeri kit I think Eduard PE for the F3 from Hobbyboss: this should lead to a more or less detailed and correct cockpit (for the year 2000 also????) WILL FIT! Master pitot: obligatory Decals from better days of Model Alliance.... the red is a bit dark.... I think I will also need some new wheels... (are the ones from Eduard any good?, other suggestions?) upper and lower fuselage taped togther: in length they fit well, in width no so much... upper one with recessed panel lines, lower fuselage with thin raised ones.... for comparison see here; the older, more consistent upper fuselage jumps your eye hopefully http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234983159-tornado-f3-148-airfix-update-2-14-6-2015/ some nice inspiration for everybody: http://www.fightercontrol.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=43209&start=40 http://www.airliners.net/photo/UK---Air/Panavia-Tornado-F3/0208205/L/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/corkspotter/16779793000/ https://www.flickr.com/photos/corkspotter/16781066619/ http://www.abpic.co.uk/photo/1261068/ http://s230.photobucket.com/user/harry_tranter/media/ZE339AV_.jpg.html thanks for watching and your opinions! let the fun begin! Cheers, Werner
  13. Hi everyone This was one of those projects stretched out to the max over the years. Back then there was no GWH 29s and the Academy MiG was the only game in town. To make it a 9-13 version - the humpback I used a Neomega conversion (cockpit and the spine). In terms of accuracy it is debatable as the hump is not quite correct. Well nevertheless it is OK imho.. If any of you did the Academy 29 you all know it's quite a pain. The kit itself is nice, but needs some add ons to look better (exhausts, nose cone, armament). I had to cut the original spine and replace it with the resin one. Tons of putty were used in the process...Also there was some panel scribing and riveting.. I've used Fru Fru R-27 R and Eduard MiG-21's R-60. I really wouldn't know if that is accurate but I guess it looks good. I have a few photos of the red 24 and in some it appears to lack the front LG mud guard, yet on some other photos it is there... Decals are Begemot and the paints used are by Akan shades for Fulcrum I hope you like it.... Thanks for watching, please check my blog for more photos and info cheers
  14. F/A-18F Super Hornet Cockpit Set for Hasegawa Kit 1:72 Aires Hasegawa’s family of second generation F/A-18E/F/Gs are generally regarded as being at the top of the tree when it comes to 1:72 scale Hornets. Although the engineering of the kits is quite complex, they are generally very accurate in shape and the level of detail is very good. Whilst the cockpit is by no means as spartan as some of Hasegawa’s other kits, it can still be improved upon. Enter Aires, purveyors of resin finery from the Czech Republic, with a complete replacement cockpit. Inside the sturdy plastic blister pack are fourteen resin parts, a small fret of photo etched metal parts and a small piece of printed plastic film. The Martin Baker SJU-17 ejection seats are beautifully cast, with crisp, fine details and nicely textured seat padding. Fine details such as the harnesses and firing handles are represented with photo etched metal parts. The cockpit tub is equally nice. The side consoles have excellent detail cast in place and there is enough in the way of wiring and other details to give the whole thing a suitably busy appearance. The pilot’s control column and other control handles are cast as separate parts, as are the photo etched rudder pedals. The instrument panels look excellent and can be enhanced further with the film and photo etched parts. A replacement coaming is included, but you’ll need to cut away the kit part in order to use it. I would suggest that the extra work is worth it, particularly if you elect to use the photo etched HUD unit as well. More resin and photo etched parts have been included in order to bring the canopy up to scratch. I’d recommend treated the canopy itself to a dip in some Klear (assuming you have some) before using these though as otherwise the CA glue you’ll need to use to fix the extra parts in place could fog the clear plastic parts. Overall, this excellent set includes everything you could possibly want in order to upgrade your Hasegawa Super Hornet. The level of detail is outstanding and the casting is superb. Highly recommended. Review samples courtesy of distributed in the UK by Hannants Ltd.
  15. It just so happens I started in on a Phantom over the weekend, so I decided to join in here. OY 463 is an F-4D that was piloted by Steve Ritchie (the first U.S. Air Force ace of the Vietnam war) during his 1st and 5th kills. This particular airplane also shot down four other Migs during it's tour making it the most prolific Mig killer of the conflict. This is kinda my holy grail build. I've wanted to build this airframe in all out mode since I was a kid. I have a decal sheet from Microscale that I've been hoarding for several years waiting for both a new tooled F-4C/D kit and my skills to progress. I feel like I'm there, so here we go. The kit: The aftermarket: Aires cockpit, Eduard Brassin exhaust, wheels and weapons sets, Eduard fabric belts and masks, DEF Models FOD covers, and Steel Beach slime lights.
  16. Hello everyone: group photos of my recently finished Egyptian MiG-17F and MiG-17PF Frescos: the MiG-17PF in natural metal is from around the 1967 war with Israel. Hobbyboss plastic (very good, hardly any problems) still in UARAF (United Arab Republic Air Force) markings, decals are sourced from various sources, the 31st squadron "bat crow" unit insignia was printed at home with the artwork provided by Tom Cooper, thanks!!, see in progress build KK-2 ejection seat is from Aires (a bit small!), 23mm cannons and pitots are from Master and very recommendable! the MiG-17F is from the closing stages of the war of attrition/ beginning of the Yom Kippur war, in cmouflage colors, but an example apinted before the Nile valley camo scheme was introduces fleetwide. the flag shows the Hawk of Quraish which was used from late 1972 up until the 80ies when it was slowly replaced by the current Eagle of Saladin. Decas are Hi-Decals, which at the moment seem to be the only ones who provide the correct flag for this time frame. the decals were reshaped though. Arab numbers come from the Iraqi airfoces decals sheet from Lindenhill decals. cannons and pitots are from Master, the KK-2 ejection seat is from Neomega resin (very recommendable!) the MiG-17F is armed with one 37mm and 2 23mm cannons in the nose, as well as 8 Sakr rockets and 2 250kg bombs on fuselage pylons only to be found on Egyptian MiG-17s! in progress and lots of additional information from Tom Cooper, many many thanks!!!!, without your help this build would not be half as accurate!!!!!, and all the others that contributed can be found here: http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/index.php?/topic/234974798-mig-17f-and-pf-fresco-june-1967-and-war-of-attrition-1967-1973-double-build-148/ so here some impressions: now fully armed: more photos of the individual planes will follow soon if you want thanks for looking, reading and your comments! regards, Werner
  17. Hi Folks, I hope I'll have enough modelling mojo to finish this one and to get back to the Shackleton. Soooo... I bought that one second hand, and got in the box a Revell kit with resin intakes I strongly suspect are a quite illicit copy of aftermarket ones. Being honest only to a point, I decided to use them anyway. I bought Aires cockpit and as I wanted to do an Air Defence Phantom, I bought Airdoc RAFG Phantom decal sheet. And so it went. The cockpit, painted Gunze H306 and black, with white pen to highlight the buttons and switches and whatnot. I painted the radar screens clear red. I was a bit over-enthusiastic removing stuff from the cockpit sills before integrating the cockpit. Too bad... The lower part of the wing had a stong view about the resin intakes. I had to pacify it using methods I'm not quite proud of: And the kit fought back: The upper parts of the wings are glued: And it's putty time! The cockpit sill was treated with Milliput. Love that stuff, BTW... And after some sanding, reputtying, resanding, painting just for a check and starting it all over again: Nose is painted black, the windshield got a thin coat of clear blue before everything was masked and glued on: There goes the Dark Sea Gray: And it's camouflage time. I made each green part separately: I put kabuki tape on the model, traced the contours on it, then put it on a pad and cut the contour before re-applying the tape to the model: It's a bit long... And now we're done: Before painting the butt, I masked its surroundings: Then, after spraying some Gunze Super Titanium, I removed the masks and said things that should give me a karma low enough to thing coming back as a dung beetle wouldn't be so bad after all. Starting to look like a Phantom, isn't it? For reason I prefer to stay unknown, I first painted the belly Medium Sea Gray. Then I had a brainwave and did it all over again in Light Aircraft Gray: A first attempt at airbrush weathering later: It's weapon time: I don't like code decals with separate individual letters. Really. 92th Sqn markings are on: And now for the bazillion stencils. Oh, one thing interesting to know... When you wipe the wash away, it is of capital importance to use the right solvent to put on the cloth/paper/cat you're wiping the wash with. Top tip of the week: celluloid thinner is NOT the right solvent. Back to the paintshop: And once the wash has been done: Some more airbrush weathering later, I sprayed some Alclad semi-gloss coat and removed the masks from the windscreen and went very naughty again (paint had seeped under the masks)... Now, I'll have to install all these: Next step: the nozzles, some more weathering in the jest exhaust area, and a beer or twelve. Cheers, Sebastien
  18. Hey gents, I'm currently turning my circles around the modelling forum world again, just trying to gather some intel and some impressions. I'm currently working on converting the Tamiya 1/32 Alpha Tomcat into a Delta and just fit the Aires Burners (please note, the ones explicitly for the Tamiya kit!!!) to the airframe and flamin' rod do I have to spend some proper load of putty to straighten everything out. Did I just hit a screwed kit or can it really be that the Aires cowls are somewhat too small? As said, I'm using the set specifically tailored for the Tamiya kit, at least that is stated on the set but it kind of feels like having to fit the stuff to a Revell kit. Anyone who has used the Aires stuff on the Tamiya kit before willing to share his or her two cents? Would help me out a great lot. Thanks in advance everyone.
  19. Good morning, just to show some progress of the Academy Crusader. I will add the aires cockpit set (the first I ever used), and the quickboost flaps. As you may know, if the wind is raised, the flaps/slats will automatically come down. It's something which academy has forgotten. For the decals, I will use the excellent sheet from Xtradecal. I started with the white parts, which are built into the fuselage. It's all gunze flat white acrylic, then a brush cote of the german "clear" (Erdal Glänzer), and some oil wash. Wheels are done with revell anthrazite, brush painted, after a drop of highly diluted oil colour where the tire meets the rim. That give a sharp edge. Airbrake is shown without washing, to show the difference. A detail photo of the main gear bay. The lowered slats. Since the parts are already separate, I just needed to sand the edges down, and fill the gap with some sheet. On the underside, I filled the gap with some stretched sprue, glued with extra thin cement. right hand side already filled, left side to go. The cockpit. Nice details, however I prefer seats with moulded harness. A coat of primer, then DSG, some drybrushing, and detailling with revell acrylics. The dashboard looks also better than the kit part. HUD will be added later, just before the windscreen. Thanks for attention! Alex
  20. Evening all I started a new build. After much grinding and fitting it is beginning to look a little ok
  21. Hello and thanks for your interest, this is Hasegawa's 1/72 Bf-109 G14 with Resin engine and photo etch from Aires. The vacu canopy is from Rob Taurus. The pitot tube is a metal item from Fine Molds Accessories. Photographs by Mr. Wolfgang Rabel of IGM Cars & Bikes - a big THANK YOU! The model represents a machine of JG52, photographed after the end of hostilities in May 1945 at Neubiberg. Pictures suggest a quite faded camoflage, I tried to replicate this by adding a drop of White to each base colour. Painted with acryclics from the Gunze/Mr.Hobby range. Weathered with artist oils. This was no quick build; the kit was started back in April 2014. I had to put the model aside a couple of times, getting bored with numerous dry fit runs, sanding, filing and shaping. In the end it turned out quite okay, but several important lessons were learned during construction, of which my future models will (hopefully) benefit. With best wishes for the new year, greetings from Vienna, Austria Roman Schilhart
  22. Greased Lightning

    Calling all F-104 experts!

    Hi all, I have a question for the F-104 experts out there. What are the differences between the cockpits of the TF-104 and the F-104DJ? The reason I ask is because I'm thinking of using Aires' TF-104 1/48 cockpit in my Hasegawa F-104DJ. Any insight would be very much appreciated. Many thanks in advance!
  23. Hurricane Mk.I Control Surfaces. 1:72 Aires Given the new Hurricane models from Airfix it was only a matter of time before the aftermarket manufactures got in on the game. Like a lot of smaller models the Airfix Hurricane has the rear control surfaces moulded in one position. The Aires parts allow you to re-position the tail control surfaces. The non-moving part features the same tab as the Airfix kit and should then slot straight in. The modeller can then position the movable parts as they wish. Conclusion This is a nice set which will enhance your model and is a near enough drop fit for the Airfix Parts. The fabric surface is represented very well and the casting has no flaws at all. Very highly recommended for your Airfix Kit. Review samples courtesy of distributed in the UK by Hannants Ltd.
  24. Bf.109G-10 Cockpit Set (for Revell) 1:32 Aires Revell's new 109 Gustavs have only just arrived, and we reviewed the -10 with Erla-Haube canopy here in March. This new set from Aires takes the kit cockpit and throws it away, to be replaced by a new highly detailed resin assembly. Arriving in a blister pack, the set consists of fourteen resin parts on seven casting blocks, a small Photo-Etch (PE) sheet, and a printed clear acetate sheet for the instrument panel. The main cockpit tub is moulded as a single part, and has a substantial moulding block under it that has a lot of resin under the rear bulkhead. This will need careful removal that is probably best done with a grinding wheel on a Dremel, being sure not to breathe in the fine dust. The remainder of the casting blocks are relatively easy to remove, and the parts fit together in much the same way as the kit parts, but with the seat moulded into the floor, and a choice of two types of centreline cannon breech covers supplied to suit the mark. The instrument panel is based upon a resin backing plate that has moulded detail in places, while the rest is portrayed by a lamination of PE parts and the clear acetate film, which will need painting white on the back to make the printed instruments show up. A pair of film squares are also used to add the glass to the gun-sight, but watch out for the kit fuel line, which is the only part left of the original cockpit. Aires must have decided this part was suitable, and as it is a clear part, you can leave the pilot's sighting glass section unpainted, or with an amber glaze to depict the fuel within the line. The rest of the PE is used for small details around the cockpit, such as levers, rudder pedals, a rear-view mirror mount, trimming wheels, plus a highly detailed set of seatbelts that are made up from separate belt and buckle parts to give a realistic looking set of harnesses that just need painting. It would have been better for the buckles to have been plated to have a realistic metallic sheen from the start, but everyone doubtless has their favourite metallic paints, so it's not a big problem. Conclusion A really nicely detailed set with fine moulding that should look superb under a coat of paint. The instructions warn of the need to thin the styrene parts and suggest dry-fitting to ensure a proper assembly, but this is pretty much the standard with aftermarket cockpits. Having said that, the parts in the set seem to mimic the kit parts closely in terms of constructional shape, and I suspect that once liberated from the casting blocks, it could well be a drop-in replacement. Highly recommended. Review samples courtesy of distributed in the UK by Hannants Ltd.
  25. Various Figures 1:48 Aero Bonus by Aires Aires have several brands under their belts, and Aero Bonus is often used to release the more unusual (for them) products. This includes an expanding range of figures that will doubtless grow over time to include more subjects, with the latest releases including four USAF figures from the Vietnam era, a British Sea Harrier Pilot from the Falklands War, plus a Korean War Soviet Air Force Colonel, and finally a Russian pilot moulded into a KS-4 ejection seat. Arriving in simple flat packaging, the parts are all protected by extensions to the casting blocks, and the backing paper shows the eventual pose and suitable colour suggestions in the form of a line drawn completed figure. Soviet Air Force Colonel, Korean War, 1951 (480080) Soon after WWII little had changed in the way of dress within the ranks of the Soviet Air Force. This gentleman wears a short leather jacket and boots over a pair of wide-topped trousers. One hand is stuffed into a pocket, while the other carries a pair of leather flight gloves. The "entrousered" hand is moulded into the figure, while the head and free arm are separate parts. British Sea Harrier Pilot, Falklands War 1982 (480086) Wearing the bulky survival suit and life preserver, this rather severe looking pilot is moulded with a separate head and arms, and is wearing his helmet, presumably to keep his head warm on deck. In one hand is a bundle of papers, while his face mask dangles on his front. Russian Pilot with KS-4 Ejection Seat (480087) This unusual moulding integrates the pilot's legs and body into the ejection seat, with realistically draped seatbelts, and a most realistic seated pose due to the co-moulding of the two. The arms are separate parts, one grabbing the stick and the other on a side console, perhaps? The head with helmet is also separate, and as moulded is looking to his left, although adapting that pose should be easy, given the long peg that is moulded to the bottom of his neck. Suggested subjects are Sukhoi Su-7, Su-9, Su-11, Su-15, Su-17. USAF Fighter Pilot Vietnam War 1960-75 (480089) This figure is in a standing stance, holding his helmet in one hand while a forage cap sits atop his head. He wears a harness around his torso and a pilot's notes clipboard on his knee. USAF Maintenance Crew Operation Farm Gate (480090/1/2) All three figures share the same dress of combat fatigues with rolled up sleeves and a wide-brimmed hat with the two sides curled up at the sides. They all wear a side arm on a belt that is moulded into the body/legs part, while their arms are separate parts. Conclusion A nice set of new figures in 1:48 that are well sculpted and scale well with other figures I have in my possession. Casting blocks are sensibly placed, and the occasional fine flash connecting the facial features helps to avoid bubbles and can be quickly removed by scraping with the edge of a blade. Keep 'em coming! Very highly recommended. Review samples courtesy of distributed in the UK by Hannants Ltd.
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