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Hawker Tempest V/VI Exhausts

BarracudaCast 1/48 Hawker Tempest V/VI Exhausts First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review May 2019 Manufacturer BarracudaCast
Subject Hawker Tempest V/VI Exhausts Scale 1/48
Kit Number 48398 Media Resin
Pros Nice update for the Eduard kit Cons Nothing noted
Skill Level Intermediate MSRP (USD) $5.95

First Look

Here is one of the latest releases from Barracudacast, this time providing a drop-in replacement for the exhaust stacks in thel Eduard kit, and can also be used with other Tempest kits with modifications. These stacks feature welding details, mounting flanges, and hollowed-out stacks.

Hawker Tempest V/VI Exhausts

Thiis set is one of several updates to the Eduard kits (both the 'Series I' and 'Series II' releases) that also includes a nice replacement propeller spinner, pilot's seat, corrected chin intake/radiator, and several main wheel options. Each of these sets is inexpensive, and if used with either the Overtrees or Weekend editions of the Eduard Tempest kits, will still be a relatively inexpensive but more accurate project.

My sincere thanks to BarracudaCals Decals for this review sample!