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Hawker Sea Fury Mainwheels Block Tread

BarracudaCast 1/48 Hawker Sea Fury Mainwheels Block Tread First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review August 2018 Manufacturer BarracudaCast
Subject Hawker Sea Fury Mainwheels Block Tread Scale 1/48
Kit Number 48344 Media Resin
Pros Beautiful casting! Cons Nothing noted
Skill Level Intermediate MSRP (USD) $6.95

First Look

Barracuda Studios produces a growing line of details under the BarracudaCast brand to compliment their BarracudaCals decal line. This release provides a replacement set of main landing gear wheels for the new Airfix 1/48 Hawker Sea Fury kit. This set is cast in tan resin and provides the mainwheels with integral hubs and your choice of hub nuts.

Hawker Sea Fury Mainwheels Block Tread

This set provides drop-in replacements for the new Airfix kit, though you can adapt them to fit the Falcon, Hobbycraft, AMG, and Trumpeter kits.

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!