Su-25 (Frogfoot) Pitot Tubes

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Any 1/48 Frogfoot
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Master Model has been producing some exquisite pitot tubes, gun barrels and static discharge wicks. So it is natural that they continue that success with new barrels and pitot tubes.

The latest offering is for the Su-25 Frogfoot, the Soviet version of the A-10. Eduard, KP and Monogram have the Frogfoot in their inventory. This set is different than some others that I’ve had to deal with from Master.

Contained inside the ziplock baggie are three brass pieces which are beautifully turned brass. Each brass piece is packaged separately. This will ensure the parts are flawless when removed from the package. In another self-sealing baggie is a very fragile resin vane that contains a bunch of separate shapes from the pitot tube. This piece is protected by a foam piece and held in place by some tape which completely protects it. The resin piece is a piece of art in itself. The piece requires no clean up and is perfectly cast.

The instruction sheet is a small sheet that explains the set up completely. You will need a 1.5mm and a 1.2mm drill to use the set. One of the brass pieces goes through the resin piece and this in turn inserts into the other brass piece for a secure and perfect look.

Again this is an impressive set that is perfectly executed. The whole set exudes professional product. Super work Master Model. These pitot tubes will definitely add to your Frogfoot. That little resin vane will be near impossible to do properly in plastic. At the very least you will not have the strength that you get from the brass pieces. Perfect. That is a word I feel describes this set.

Highly recommended

Thanks to Master Model and IPMS/USA for the review copy. You can obtain yours by contacting Master Model at . While you’re there I’ll bet you can’t buy just one set. I ended up buying five sets for my models. They may also be available at your local hobby shop or online retailer

Reviewer Bio

Floyd S. Werner Jr.

Building models since the age of 7, I’ve become known for my Bf-109s and helicopters. I currently run Werner’s Wings. I was previously the ‘star’ of the Master Class Model Building Video series. I’ve been published numerous times on various website, including Hyperscale and ARC. My work has been in FSM and Great Scale Modeling 2001, as well as, numerous other model magazines. I’m a published author with my Squadron/Signal Walkaround book on the Kiowa Warrior. My models have continuously won many regional and national awards. My unique model photography gives my models instant recognition for their historical perspective.

I’m a retired from the Army after 21 years of flying Cobras and Kiowa Warriors, including tours in Iraq, Bosnia, Korea, and Germany. I’m also a retired Flight Officer for the Baltimore City Police and flew their helicopters chasing bad guys. I’m currently flying Cobras and Hueys with the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation.

I’ve been married to my high school sweetheart, Yvonne, for 42 years. Our daughters have blessed us with six grandchildren. My passions continue to be his family, friends, helicopters, models and airplanes, especially the Bf-109 and my beloved AH-1 Cobra. My motto has always been - MODELING IS FUN!

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