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||1 parts in light grey resin
||Simple replacement for transparent
kit part; very nice detail; crisp, flawless casting.
|| Recommended as a simple way to
achieve a unique Marine Corps Mitchell
Conversions don't come any simpler than this.
Obscureco Aircraft's PBJ-1D/1J is destined for
Italeri's 1/72 scale Mitchell kits. Marine Corps PBJ-1D and 1J Mitchells were
often seen with a field-modified radar nose such as the one supplied in this
The one-piece resin nose is perfectly cast and
is a simple, direct replacement for the transparent nose in the 1/72 scale
Obscureco's instructions suggest that
modellers find photo-reference for their modelling subject as many individual
variations existed. Jerry Scutts' "Marine Mitchells in World War II"
is put forward as the best reference on the subject.
Obscureco Aircraft's 1/72 scale Marine
Mitchell Radar Nose will be a very simple way to give your B-25 a unique look,
and provides an excellent excuse not to mask-off that complicated nose for
Thanks to Chris
Bucholtz of Obscureco Aircraft for the review sample..
Obscureco Aircraft products
may be ordered by mail from:
957 Curtner Ave
Militas, CA 95125
Postage is free in the US
for orders over $10. Postage is $4.50 for international orders.
Review and Images Copyright © 2001 by Brett
Page Created 25 May, 2001
Last updated 22 July, 2003
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