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Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3/4 Cockpit

SBS Model 1/48 Bf 109E-3/4 Cockpit First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review January 2010 Manufacturer SBS Model
Subject Bf 109E-3/4 Cockpit Scale 1/48
Kit Number 48013 Primary Media Resin/PE
Pros Nice enhancement for the Tamiya and Hasegawa kits Cons None noted
Skill Level Intermediate MSRP (Euro) 14.00€

First Look

SBS Model produces an impressive array of aftermarket detail sets for a variety of popular kits and subjects. Their online store is nicely laid out to show the variety of cockpits, propeller sets, ejection seats, and more that are available directly from their site.

Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3/4 Cockpit

This release is an impressive enhancement to the 1/48 Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3/4 kits produced by either Tamiya or Hasegawa. This set completely replaces the interior of the stock kits with new resin pit, resin and PE instrument panel, resin pilot's seat, resin and photo-etched sidewalls with all the right detailing, and a nice photo-etched frame for the canopy and windscreen.

While the Tamiya stock cockpit is a little more detailed than the Hasegawa kit, this detail set will really enhance either (or both) kit when you want to pose your Emil with the 'office door' open.

You can obtain SBS Model's detail sets directly from the SBS Model website.

My sincere thanks to SBS Model for this review sample!