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P-47 Thunderbolt Seats

Ultracast , 1/48 scale

 

S u m m a r y
Description and Item Number:

48200 - P-47 Thunderbolt Seats (without harness)
48201 - P-47 Thunderbolt Square Backed Seats (without harness)
48201 - P-47 Thunderbolt Square Backed Seats (with harness)

Contents and Media: Each Set includes comprises one part in cream coloured resin
Price:

Each Seat Set - CDN$9.95
All available online
from Ultracast's Website

Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: High quality master and casting; simple drop fit replacement
Disadvantages:  
Conclusion: An ideal finishing touch for any P-47 Thunderbolt kit.

 

Reviewed by Brett Green



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F i r s t L o o k

 

Ultracast has released three new 1/48 scale seats for P-47 Thunderbolt kits.

Two of the seats are the later style with the squared-off top. One set features cast-on harness straps, while the other is cast without harnesses.

 

 

The third new release is a standard P-47 seat without harness straps.

 

 

All the seats feature beautifully fine detail. They are cast in a single piece with the mounting frame behind the seat. The casting block is nothing more than four fine strips of resin. There is a tiny amount of very fine flash between the top of the frame and the seat itself that will need to be removed with the tip of a sharp hobby knife.

The seat featuring the harness displays a natural drape. Incredibly, even the raised stitching detail is represented. The harness should look great after a careful painting and weathering job.

Check your references to see which seat applied to your particular model.

Thunderbolt fans will be very pleased to see these three excellent new seats parts from Ultracast.

Thanks to Ultracast for the review sample.


Ultracast figures and accessories are available online from their website


Review Copyright 2008 by Brett Green
This Page Created on 17 September, 2008
Last updated 18 September, 2008

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