This latest release
features a complete
resin gun bay set for the F4U-1D Corsair from Trumpeter.
This detail set
2 gun bays
guns with barrels (although you'll only use 6)
cast gun bay covers with detail on both sides of the panels
parts for added detail
parts to replicate the belts of bullets etc
images below to see larger images
The quality of the resin casting is
flawless and bubble free. The instructions are well laid out with parts
numbers and various line drawings. The bullets are beautifully cast and I would
think the real challenge is going to be painting the bullets and gun bay.
Some of the belts are cast separately to make painting easier. By using a
combination of careful painting with drybrushing and washes should give you very
The Corsair was a lethal fighter
with it's 6 machine guns and these detail rich gun bays are sure to give you the
wonderful detail in this area that you crave for your big 1/32 Corsair.
You can purchase this and other
fine resin detail items directly from Aires
or from the many retailers that carry their products. A list of some of
those retailers can be found here.
I would like to
thank Aires for
providing me with this review sample.