Eduard 1/48 SC50 German WWII Bomb Set First Look
|Date of Review||September 2016||Manufacturer||Eduard|
|Subject||SC50 German WWII Bomb Set||Scale||1/48|
|Pros||Nice option||Cons||Nothing noted|
|Skill Level||Intermediate||MSRP (USD)||$13.00|
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. Many AMS modelers will collect the relevant Eduard photo-etch sets for a given project, but they'll also go out and gather specific resin enhancements as well. Eduard has stepped up with a new product line to complement their photo-etched detail series - Brassin. Brassin is a play on words with Brass and Resin, and in many sets in this series, the resin details also include a set of color photo-etch as well.
In this release, Eduard has produced a set of eight SC 50 50kg general purpose bombs as used by the Luftwaffe during World War II. This set is cast in gray resin and includes eight complete bombs and 32 optional whistles. The whistles were attached to the tail fins and produced that characteristic scream heard in war movies that added a degree of terror to those who heard them coming.
This is a nice weapons set that can be used by a variety of 1/48 Luftwaffe subjects. These bombs will add some nice detail in place of the generic weapons usually included in kits.
My sincere thanks to Eduard for this review sample!