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||4 parts in grey resin
||"See-through" spokes; very
crisp casting; excellent detail; good fit; flattened tyres (but not
totally flat!); convincing diamond tread pattern.
||One of my valve stems is missing
|| Recommended to anyone
building a late Mustang
If you need a set of late wheels for any
1/48 scale Mustang, and if you hate the idea of drilling out a plastic
wheel, Obscureco Aircraft have got a deal for you!
Obscureco Aircraft's late P-51 wheels
are applicable to a wide range of Mustang variants. The wheels are crisply
cast in medium grey coloured resin. Some fine, featherlike flash is
present in some of the recesses, but a few pokes with a file or a hobby
knife should make short work of this waste material.
The inner hub is cast on the tyre.
Detail is excellent. The rim is well defined, and bolts around the inner
hub look great. The tyres themselves feature a diamond pattern. They are
slightly flattened but not bulged. This is a realistic approach to
aircraft tyres. The outer hub is a separate piece. The lightening holes
are drilled right through so that, with careful alignment, you can have a
"see-through" set of wheels on your late Mustang.
This is a simple set that will be
invaluable to anyone building a late-war or post-war Mustang of almost any
Thanks to Chris
Bucholtz of Obscureco Aircraft for the review sample..
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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