Eduard 1/35 Achzarit Basket Set First Look
|Date of Review||December 2014||Manufacturer||Eduard|
|Subject||Achzarit Basket Set||Scale||1/35|
|Pros||A simple enhancement to the stock Meng kit||Cons||Nothing noted|
|Skill Level||Intermediate||MSRP (USD)||$24.95|
Eduard from the Czech Republic is easily the most prolific producer of aftermarket details. Period. Their series of photo-etched detail sets have brought additional fidelity to otherwise bland subjects, and have taken even the best-produced models and kicked them up a notch or two with details that cannot be produced with injection-molded plastic.
In this release, Eduard has produced the web-netting that is hung on the rear of the Achzarit stowage basket to provide additional stowage. This photo-etched set can be bent and shaped to either hang limp (empty) off the fixed basket or to conform around some stowage you want to portray in the netting.
While this release is a bit pricey for a single photo-etched fret, it will render the basket netting in a way that would be challenging to replicate using other media.
Recommended for experienced modelers!
My sincere thanks to Eduard for this review sample!