by: Frederick Boucher [ ]
To deprive the Third Reich of free aluminum, the Allies developed paper drop tanks to replace the metal ones.
Cast in buff resin in four parts, this pair of 1/24 108 gallon paper drop tanks are produced with good detail including the fuel line couplings, straps and mounting apparatus.
The castings are marred with several pinhole sized air bubble holes; two small rough areas on one of the castings. These blemishes appear to be easily removed and filled with minimal effort.
Highs: Good detail.
Lows: Air holes and minor surface blemishes.
Verdict: These resin tanks offer another choice of long-range tanks for the new selection of 1/24 USAAF aircraft models. Assembly should be quick and easy.
Copyright ©2017 text by Frederick Boucher [ ]. Images also by copyright holder unless otherwise noted. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of AeroScale. All rights reserved.
Do you own this item and want to review it? You can add your review of the item here. Please read the reader review instructions before posting.
|What's Your Opinion?|