Eduard Model Accessories

1/48 P-38F cockpit set 

Product # 648277 for Academy kit

Product Article by Steve Bamford on Nov 17 2017

 

      

This resin and pre-painted photo etch set from Eduard is part of the Brassin series and is available directly from Eduard Model AccessoriesThis set includes one P-38F cockpit set in 1/48 scale.

 

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The resin parts inclue:

  • cockpit floor

  • cockpit sidewalls

  • shelf behind seat with radios

  • pilot seat

  • seat frame

  • pilot headrest and armor

  • control wheel

  • rudder pedals

  • instrument panels

The pre-painted photo etch parts include many parts including instrument panel, seat belts and gunsight among other parts.

There are 4 pages of instruction in the usual line drawing format that Eduard is famous for and which are so easy to follow.  The instructions also include painting instructions.

You will be required to fold the photoetch in this set, but if you have one of the Hold & Fold photo etch benders from The Small Shop, then this will be an easy process.  They have a variety of benders for sharp corners as well as rounded corners and in many different sizes.

This cockpit set captures the complicated detailing in the P-38F very well.  The combination of pre-painted photos etch do a wonderful job to work together to create this wonderful 3D cockpit. 

You can buy this detail set and thousands of other items directly from Eduard Model Accessories.

Images in this article are by Eduard Model Accessories.

Steve Bamford

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Photos and text by Steve Bamford