P-51D Bazooka Rocket Launchers
Recently I was given the opportunity by IPMS USA to review Eduard’s BRASSIN Bazooka Rocket Launchers for the new 1/48 Airfix P-51D kit. One of the first things to notice with this product is the excellent presentation of the packaging with the familiar clamshell box, with the resin parts safely cocooned on dark grey foam inserts, and the instructions sandwiched between the two halves, doubling as the header card.
The set contains:
- Set of resin replacement rocket launchers
- For the rear of the tubes you have either loaded or empty to choose from
- Resin racks to attach to the wings
- Set of PE sway braces
Upon removal of the components from the package you will notice the great level of detail with the launchers and tube assembly boasting some great touches. The rocket launchers and racks are great and their shape is perfect.
Be careful when removing the pieces from the casting blocks to prevent damage and blemishes that will show up in prominent areas on the aircraft, but with some patience and some careful sanding you should accomplish a good fit. The Airfix kit also comes with the bazooka rocket launchers that have good detail but also are in two pieces compared to the one-piece resin design of the Brassin.
Overall the Brassin rocket launchers is a great addition to the Airfix kit, and the level of detail is superb.
I am well pleased with this offering from Eduard. I would like to thank Eduard for a great product and IPMS USA for the opportunity to review this item.