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Catalogue Number and Description: CEC48155 - USAAF K-14 Gunsight
CEC48158 - Revi C/12D Gunsight
CEC48159 - British Mk. 9 Gunsight "Ace Maker"
CEC48160 - USN Mk. 6 Gunsight
CEC48170 - USAF A-4 Gunsight
CEC48172 - Revi 16 Gunsight
CEC48174 - USAAF N-3 Gunsight
CEC48175 - Type A-1C< Gunsight
Scale: 1/48
Price: US$3.99 each set
Contents and Media: 1 piece in grey resin per gunsight; 2 gunsights per set
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Detailed and accurate replacement for an oft-simplified kit part; simple (one piece); inexpensive
Disadvantages: No instructions (for placement of reflector glass and attachment details)
Recommendation: Recommended


Reviewed by Brett Green

HyperScale is proudly sponsored by Meteor Productions




Simple ideas often take the longest to come to the fore.

Gunsights supplied in model kits are often underdetailed styrene blobs. This is a pity, as they are usually prominently located under the clear windscreen. 

Cutting Edge has addressed this shortcoming with a range of gunsights for Luftwaffe, British WWII, American WWII and postwar gunsights. I see on Meteor Productions' website that a Russian gunsight is available now too. Each set includes two gunsights. The quality of these small gunsights is well up the high standards of Cutting Edge's accuracy and flawless casting. 

My only criticism is the lack of instructions. It would be nice to have placement diagrams for the size and angle of reflector glass and shading lenses; and mounting details.

These gunsights will be a welcome finishing touch for a very wide range of models.

Thanks to Meteor Productions for the review sample

Cutting Edge Modelworks Resin accessories are available at Meteor Productions Website

Review and Image Copyright 2000 by Brett Green
Page Created 27 January, 2001
Last updated 22 July, 2003

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