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Hurricane Wheels
Wellington Wheels
Yak-3 Interior

1/48 scale Multimedia Detail Sets

 

Griffon

S u m m a r y

Catalogue Number, Description & Price:

GRF48046 - Hurricane Wheels - USD$5.75
GRF48057 - Wellington Wheels - USD$4.25
GRF48059 - Yak-3 Interior - USD$7.85
available online from UMM Models in the USA

Scale: 1/48
Contents and Media: See details and images
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: High quality casting; fine detail; effective use of different media
Disadvantages:  
Recommendation: All Recommended


Reviewed by Brett Green


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FirstLook

 

Tonight we examine three recent releases from Griffom Model Accessories from the Czech Republic. All three are quite simple sets that will offer improved detail to their respective kits, but should be within the capabilities of most modellers.

The three releases are:

GRF48046 - Hurricane Wheels

This is a nice set with five parts in pale coloured resin. The two slick main wheels are subtly bulged and flattened. The sets also includes the tail wheel and two different styles of tail wheel strut - one with oleo scissor and one without. Casting quality is very good but there is one bubble visible just below the surface of one of the tyres. This should be easily and adequately covered by paint.

The image of this set may be seen at the top of the page.



GRF48046 - Wellington Wheels

 

 

These resin wheels will replace the sometimes troublesome vinyl tyres in the Trumpeter Wellington kit. They are subtly bulged and flattened, and feature smooth tread.



GRF48059 - Yak-3 Interior

 

 

This is a simple set to address the two biggest features in the Yak-3 cockpit - the instrument panel and the harness. A printed acetate sheet supplements the small photo-etched fret.

All Recommended.

Thanks to Griffon Model Accessories for the review sample.


Griffon Model Accessories are available online from John Vojtech's UMM Models in the USA


Review Text and Images Copyright 2007 by Brett Green
Page Created 01 June, 2007
Last updated 24 December, 2007

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