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Focke-Wulf Fw 190 Tyres

Ultracast , 1/48 scale

 

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Description, Item Number and Price:

Ultracast

Focke Wulf 190 Spoked Wheels
700 x 175 Smooth Tires
Stock #- 48228
&
Focke Wulf 190 Spoked Wheels
700 x 175 Treaded Tires
Stock #- 48229
&
Focke Wulf 190 Late Style Wheels
700 x 175 Smooth Tires
Stock #- 48230
&
Focke Wulf 190 Late Style Wheels
700 x 175 Treaded Tires
Stock #- 48231

MSRP- $5.95 CDN each (Plus shipping and handling)

Contents and Media: Cream coloured resin
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: High quality master and casting.
Disadvantages:  
Conclusion: An ideal finishing touch for Wurger fans.

Reviewed by Floyd Werner



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F i r s t L o o k

 

Model aircraft wheels often leave a bit to be desired, whether they were anemic or lack detail on either the hub, tread or brake side.  Ultracast has provided an answer for both early and late model FW-190s.  Molded in light cream colored resin the wheels are perfectly molded with no blemishes or imperfections.  This is the typical quality that I have come to expect from Ultracast.

 

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Unlike other aftermarket manufacturers Ultracast’s tires show a realistic bulge.  Not the flat tire syndrome that some aftermarket wheels have but a realistic scaled weighted appearance.  Removal of the tires is a simple swipe with the razor saw or knife blade.  Only the area where it is removed from the pour block is the only place that needs cleanup.  There is no ‘seam’ around the circumference.

The wheels feature a hole for the axle that will fit most kits.  This ensures that the axle is centered. 

Often times a Focke Wulf 190 will have different types of tires on a single airplane.  The one that immediately comes to mind is the FW-190D-13 “Yellow 13” which had a smooth and treaded tire.  Well now you can do it justice.

Simple cleanup and beautiful detail without any bubbles, perfect additions for your Focke Wulf model. 

Highly Recommended

Thanks to Ultracast for the review sample.


Ultracast figures and accessories are available online from their website


Review Copyright 2011 by Floyd S. Werner Jr.
This Page Created on 13 February, 2011
Last updated 9 March, 2011

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