Alliance Modelworks 1/350 WWII USN Shipborne Radar and Sensor Set First Look
|Date of Review||August 2013||Manufacturer||Alliance Modelworks|
|Subject||WWII USN Shipborne Radar and Sensor Set||Scale||1/350|
|Kit Number||NW35068||Primary Media||Photo-Etch|
|Pros||Excellent selection of antenna types to fit a wide range of WWII USN combatant types||Cons||Nothing noted|
|Skill Level||Experienced||MSRP (USD)||$20.00|
With the growing number of full-production injection-molded plastic kits coming into the market in 1/350 and 1/700 scales, and now a push into 1/200 scale as well, there are excellent opportunities to provide aftermarket details to satisfy the advanced builders that are acquiring these kits. While there are a number of aftermarket companies around that address many of these naval subjects, Alliance Modelworks is really doing some interesting work with their photo-etched detailing. Let's take a look at this new set:
This is the radar and sensor set for 1/350 scale US Navy World War II ships and this provides a nice range of antenna types that will satisfy most of your detailing needs (as far as antennas go). Included in this set are:
Click on the parts image above and you can see the great level of detailing that Alliance Modelworks can achieve with their photo-etching process. These are the sort of antenna details you want on a ship but cannot get from injection-molded plastic.
For more information about this or any other detail set, stop by Alliance's website.
My sincere thanks to Alliance Modelworks for this review sample!