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Resin Accessories
Jaguar A, Mirage IV, USSR guns, MB MK.1W6A seat

Pavla, 1/72 scale

 

S u m m a r y
Catalogue Number and Description U 72-84 Jaguar A main wheel and cannon bay for the Hasegawa kit.
U 72-85 Mirage IV Recon Pod CT 52 for the Heller Kit
U 72-81 USSR aircraft guns WWII
S 72044 Martin Baker MK-1W6A ejection seat
Price: All available online from Hannants and specialist hobby retailers worldwide
Scale: 1/72
Contents and Media: Pale yellow resin
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Great detail and casting; clever design with simple parts breakdown; noticeable improvement over kit parts; cast-on harnesses for seats.
Disadvantages:  
Recommendation: Highly Recommended

 

Reviewed by Mick Evans


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FirstLook

 

Crisply moulded in very pale yellow resin Pavla has captured in 1/72 scale all the detail contained in the full size real thing.  In this review I cover four extra detail parts for the Mirage IV, Jaguar A, USSR aircraft Guns and a MB. MK-1W6A ejection seat.  The parts have a small amount of residual resin flash that is easily removed with a sharp hobby knife.

Assembly is straightforward with no apparent modification required of the kit plastic to allow the new parts to fit except for the Jaguar A detail set.  Modellers with very little modelling skills could install these detail sets. 

The sets reviewed are: 

U 72-84 Jaguar A main wheel and cannon bay for the Hasegawa kit

 

 

This detail set contains twelve resin parts to make up the nose wheel well and cannon bays.  This set has amazing detail and has to be seen to be believed.  This kit will require modification of the Hasegawa kit to install.


 

U 72-85 Mirage IV Recon Pod CT 52 for the Heller Kit

 

 

This detail set contains nine resin parts - the main pod and eight individual camera lenses.


 

U 72-81 USSR aircraft guns WWII

This detail set contains six resin parts.  1 x ShKAS Mk 34 7.62mm, 1 x ShVAK 20mm, 1 x Berezin UB 12.7, 1 x Berezin UB 12.7mm, 1x ShKAS KM-35 7.62mm, and 1 x Dyegtyaryev DA 7.62 mm gun. The detail on these guns is very fine and crisp.



S 72044 Martin Baker MK-1W6A ejection seat for the Fiat G.91 and Aeromacchi 326 Impala.

 

 

In summary, these are very nice upgrades to increase the detail in these kits and will look very realistic when fully assembled and painted. 

All Highly Recommended

Thanks to Pavla for the review sample


Text and Images Copyright 2007 by Mick Evans
Page Created 28 December, 2007
Last updated 27 December, 2007

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