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CH-53E/MH-53E Rotor Head Upgrade and Detail Set

ResKit 1/48 CH-53E/MH-53E Rotor Head Upgrade and Detail Set First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review August 2019 Manufacturer ResKit
Subject CH-53E/MH-53E Rotor Head Upgrade and Detail Set Scale 1/48
Kit Number U480021 Media Resin, Photo-Etch
Pros Nice update for the Academy kits Cons See text
Skill Level Intermediate MSRP (USD) $44.95 w/free shipping

First Look

ResKit from Ukraine produces a nice array of resin detail sets for a variety of popular subjects and scales. This set provides a complete replacement for the upper transmission and rotor head for the three-engined/seven-bladed CH-53E and MH-53E. Cast in gray resin, this set provides the very nice details with additional photo-etched enhancements. The set will work with the Academy 1/48 CH-53E Super Stallion and MH-53E Sea Dragon kits.

CH-53E/MH-53E Rotor Head Upgrade and Detail Set

The casting of these parts is very sharp and provide nice details at a reasonable price. Note that Reskit also produces a CH/MH-53E tail rotor set, CH-53 wheel set, and CH/MH-53 air refueling probe for the Academy kits, as well as the rotor head for the 1/48 twin-engined/six-bladed CH-53A/G kit from Revell.

You can order this set with free shipping on HobbyZone USA's eBay store.

My sincere thanks to HobbyZone USA for this review sample!