Spitfire Mk. VIII Seatbelts Superfabric

Published on
November 14, 2020
Review Author(s)
Scale
1/48
MSRP
$10.95
Product / Stock #
49 074
Base Kit
Eduard
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Product

The Super Fabric are quite a unique product. They are paper thin. The belts and shoulder harness have beautiful detail and the silver looks metallic. I found that when compared to the pre-painted photo etch seatbelts that the Super Fabric ones were a little orange and not as tan.

The belts can be added with white glue. DO NOT USE CA GLUE! They are easily removed from the backing paper and added to the kit parts. There is no special preparation required. The fabric allows you to fold, spindle and mutilate the belts exactly like real fabric.

There are no complicated threading buckles onto the belts and no chipped paint when you fold pre-painted belts. This set makes adding seatbelts to your model very easy and realistic. The review copy was a little orange to my eye, however, I’ll definitely be using them in the future. Other belts I’ve gotten are the proper color. It was probably a pre-production issue that was cleared up. These are the easiest seatbelts you can use anywhere.

Highly recommended

Thanks to Eduard and IPMS/USA for the review item. You can obtain your cockpit by contacting Eduard directly at www.eduard.com or at the local hobby shop or online retailer.

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