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B-17 Machine Gun Barrel Set

Resin 2 Detail 1/48 B-17 Machine Gun Barrel Set First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review August 2016 Manufacturer Resin 2 Detail
Subject B-17 Machine Gun Barrel Set Scale 1/48
Kit Number AC48028 Primary Media Resin
Pros Beautiful casting Cons Nothing noted
Skill Level Experienced MSRP (USD) $8.99

First Look

Resin 2 Detail has released this nice set of replacement .50 caliber machine gun barrels for the Monogram or Revell 1/48 B-17 Flying Fortress kit.

B-17 Machine Gun Barrel Set

This set consists of eleven standard barrels with cooling holes and bead sights beautifully cast in gray resin plus two additional barrels with the distinctive flash suppressors/deflectors found on the B-17G chin turret. If you're building up a contest candidate, why settle for the standard plastic rods provided in the kit as gun barrels where these will add visual details (especially with proper paint and weathering) to make your masterpiece stand out from the crowd.

If you want to enhance the gun barrels in your kit (or perhaps replace those barrels that have broken off), this set is just what you're looking for.

My sincere thanks to Resin 2 Detail for this review sample!