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F4U-1A Placards Set

Eduard 1/32 F4U-1A Placards Set First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review May 2015 Manufacturer Eduard
Subject F4U-1A Placards Set Scale 1/32
Kit Number 32829 Media Photo-Etch
Pros Adds nice details to the Tamiya kit Cons Nothing noted
Skill Level Intermediate MSRP (USD) $15.00

First Look

As you know, Eduard produces a wide range of aftermarket detail sets for aircraft, armor, and ship kits. When a new and noteworthy kit is released, Eduard will usually follow within a few months with one or more detail sets to enhance that kit.

F4U-1A Placards Set

In this release, Eduard provides a nice set of placards and control boxes for the Tamiya 1/32 F4U-1A Corsair kit. This set provides color-printed parts with markings for warning placards around the cockpit, provides control boxes for the instrument panel coaming, control boxes for the sidewalls of the cockpit, and even placards for the engine and landing gear.

This is another nice enhancement that will be easy to install in the Tamiya kit and help add additional fidelity to that nice kit. Using this set with the other releases from Eduard will raise the level of detail in this kit to a higher level.

My sincere thanks to Eduard for this review sample!