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Spitfire Mk.IX Seat w/Backpad and Armor

BarracudaCast 1/32 Spitfire Mk.IX Seat w/Backpad and Armor First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review February 2018 Manufacturer BarracudaCast
Subject Spitfire Mk.IX Seat w/Backpad and Armor Scale 1/32
Kit Number 32336 Media Resin
Pros Beautiful molding! Cons Nothing noted
Skill Level Intermediate MSRP (USD) $7.95

First Look

Barracuda Studios produces a growing line of resin details under the BarracudaCast brand to compliment their BarracudaCals decal line. This release is a simple update for Revell's recent 1/32 Spitfire Mark IX kit. While the kit is generally a nice model out of the box, the cockpit lacks details inside the cockpit, notably on the sidewalls and a few other details.

Spitfire Mk.IX Seat w/Backpad and Armor

This set provides a beautifully cast replacement seat with backpad and without pilot restraints. Also included is the armor plate that mounts behind the pilot for that extra protection.

For a look at this set and other options from Barracuda Studios, stop by their website at

My sincere thanks to Barracuda Studios for this review sample!