F9F-2 Panther Correct Nose with Gun Barrels

Published on
April 11, 2013
Review Author(s)
Product / Stock #
QB 72 393
Base Kit
Hobby Boss 1/72 F9F-2 Panther
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Parts Package

Quickboost has done it again. They have produced a terrific correction for the nose of an F9F-2 Panther. As per their usual, the resin casting is crisp and accurate. The nose is cast in tan resin and the guns are grey resin.

Care must be taken when removing the guns from the casting block as they are super fine and can snap easily.

The nose has the recesses for the guns that are deep enough to insert them. One must cut the nose off the Hobby Boss F9F-2, which this nose is designed for, at the proper line. The line is molded on the kit so there is no guessing.

As with all the Quickboost kits for the F9F-2, this is a must. I have reviewed all of their aftermarket kits for the Panther and am looking forward to building the ultimate 1/72 one. I would highly recommend this kit and all of the other Quickboost parts if you want to make the Panther truly accurate.

I wish to thank Quickboost and IPMS-USA for giving me this kit to review. Now to the workbench to build my Panther!


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