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SSW D.III Fabric Seatbelt Set

Eduard 1/48 SSW D.III Fabric Seatbelt Set First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review December 2014 Manufacturer Eduard
Subject SSW D.III Fabric Seatbelt Set Scale 1/48
Kit Number 49070 Media Fabric, Photo-Etch
Pros A nice alternative to color-printed photo-etch restraints Cons Nothing noted
Skill Level Intermediate MSRP (USD) $12.95

First Look

Eduard from the Czech Republic is easily the most prolific producer of aftermarket details. Period. Their series of photo-etched detail sets have brought additional fidelity to otherwise bland subjects, and have taken even the best-produced models and kicked them up a notch or two with details that cannot be produced with injection-molded plastic.

SSW D.III Fabric Seatbelt Set

In this release, Eduard has produced the first set of pilot restraints for their recent 1/48 scale SSW D.III kit out of their new printed fabric process. This set provides pre-colored restraints dye-cut from fabric along with a set of photo-etch parts for the buckles and hardware.

This is option to provide a more realistic look in the cockpit of your SSW D.III and will make any AMS modeler happy!

Recommended for experienced modelers!

My sincere thanks to Eduard for this review sample!