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Spitfire F Mk. 22 Upgrade
Spitfire F Mk. 22 Exhausts & Gun Barrels
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by: Rowan Baylis [ MERLIN ]


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S.B.S Model have released a simple but very effective resin upgrade for the cannons and exhausts of Airfix's Spitfire F Mk.22.

Arriving in a small zip-lock bag with a card insert for protection, the sample set contains just 6 perfectly cast parts without any traces of flash, so it should be very straightforward to use, with no preparation required other than to separate the items from their casting blocks.

Both the exhausts and cannon barrels feature neatly hollowed-out ends to add a touch of extra delicacy over the kit parts - the cannons being so fine, I didn't actually spot the drilled-out barrels until I took the photo at left!

Conclusion
This is a fine addition to the S.B.S Models range - offering just the kind of detail purists require, while being simple enough for even newcomers to resin upgrades to tackle with confidence.

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SUMMARY
Highs: Excellent casting and simple to use.
Lows: None.
Verdict: S.B.S Model's set offers a simple and very worthwhile improvement over the standard kit parts.
Percentage Rating
85%
  Scale: 1:72
  Mfg. ID: 72010
  Suggested Retail: 6 EUR
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  PUBLISHED: Sep 24, 2012
  NATIONALITY: United Kingdom
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 87.64%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 90.97%

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About Rowan Baylis (Merlin)
FROM: NO REGIONAL SELECTED, UNITED KINGDOM

I've been modelling for about 40 years, on and off. While I'm happy to build anything, my interests lie primarily in 1/48 scale aircraft. I mostly concentrate on WW2 subjects, although I'm also interested in WW1, Golden Age aviation and the early Jet Age - and have even been known to build the occas...

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