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B-17 Battle Damaged 
Control Surfaces

Teknics

 

S u m m a r y
Catalogue Number: TK48040
Scale: 1/48
Contents and Media: Three pieces in light cream coloured resin
Price: US$21.95
Review Type: In-Box
Advantages: Interesting idea, convincing effect, no special tools required for damage to surfaces, high quality casting
Disadvantages: Might be considered expensive for control surfaces
Recommendation: Recommended as a different treatment for your big Monogram B-17

 


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F i r s t L o o k

 

Reviewed by Brett Green

Teknics supply a damaged rudder, one port elevator and one port aileron for a 1/48 scale B-17. I assume that these parts will fit the Monogram kit, although there is a Revell offering available too.

The aileron and elevator simply replace the kit parts but the kit rudder will have to be removed.

The parts are well cast considering the challenging subject matter. All three parts feature visible structural detail below the "fabric" surface.

Instructions are small but very clear. Painting  and weathering suggestions are also included.

This is an interesting set that will certainly make your B-17 stand out in a crowd!

Thanks to Meteor Productions for the review sample


Teknics multi-media accessories are available at Meteor Productions Website


Review Copyright 1999 by Brett Green
Page Created 22 September, 1999
Last updated 22 July, 2003

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