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MPC 5800-5 Tail Turret for B-24J

Cold War Studio 1/32 MPC 5800-5 Tail Turret for B-24J First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review June 2021 Manufacturer Cold War Studio
Subject MPC 5800-5 Tail Turret for B-24J Scale 1/32
Kit Number 32006 Primary Media Resin
Pros Beautiful details Cons Nothing noted
Skill Level Experienced MSRP (Euro) 9.00€

First Look

Cold War Studio has been developing some interesting new products, with two sets targeted for the huge HobbyBoss 1/32 B-24J Liberator kit. They've replaces the front and rear turrets with clear resin castings that will drop into the kit and provide much nicer/accurate details than the stock parts. This set is specifically the rear turret casting with the clear dome, separate armored glass, and base. The kit's guns and gun mounts fit inside with no issues. Click on the image below for a closer look.

MPC 5800-5 Tail Turret for B-24J

If you want some nice alternatives to the HobbyBoss kit's clear turret halves (with seam lines in the middle of the clear dome), this set and the Emerson A-15 for the nose (available separately) are just what you're looking for.

My sincere thanks to Cold War Studio for this preview sample!