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F-5E Duckbill Nose w/LEX

AMS Resin 1/48 F-5E Duckbill Nose w/LEX First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review December 2008 Manufacturer AMS Resin
Subject F-5E Duckbill Nose w/LEX Scale 1/48
Kit Number 48023 Media Resin
Pros Nice update to the Monogram or ESCI/Italeri kits Cons
Skill Level Intermediate MSRP (USD) $6.00

First Look

AMS Resin is back with another nice detail set, this time for the 1/48 scale F-5E Tiger II. This set will upgrade either the Revell-Monogram or ESCI/Italeri kits to the later configurations with the F-20-style sharknose (or duckbill) and the updated leading edge extensions (LEX).

F-5E Duckbill Nose w/LEX

If you've wanted to build one of the later versions of the US Navy adversary aircraft or some of the updated international Tigers, this set will provide a painless update to get your kit looking right for the mission.

Recommended for experienced modelers!

My sincere thanks to AMS Resin for this review sample!

For more information on the F-5E Tiger II, stop by our online reference here.