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Hasegawa Curtiss P-40E Warhawk Review

This is an inbox review of the Hasegawa Curtiss P-40E Warhawk
The kit at first sight is quite big and looks good. And even at a closer look, it has great engraved panel lines, crisp molding, very little clean up and there is no flaash what so ever. The cockpit looks very well detailed and the dashboard is quite amazing and has very nice detqils such as nice gauge details and button details. Even the seat looks to be the correct type and has some nice texture. The wings, by the looks of it should fit nice and snug. The machine guns barrels will need some drilling out to give that "real" effect. The kit even comes with a very nicely done pilot. The face expression is a bit "boring", but when its all painted up, it will look quite good. The pilots clothes have very nice molding with very little if any mold seam lines. Back to the plane, the fusalge is the correct shap according to my referances, and lookimg at it, the two should fit togeather fine. The only thing you'll probanly need is a little filler. And th

Comments

6. March 2014, 22:35
John Thomas
Hunter, very nice Review on the P-40E. Take your time building it. Take lots of build photos, good luck
10. March 2014, 15:25
Hunter Cummins
Thank you john
I will do so 🙂
10. March 2014, 19:27
John Thomas
See you at the contest
12. March 2014, 13:22
Hunter Cummins
Ok cant wait 😄
12. March 2014, 19:03
Wim van der Luijt
Nice one...I have this decal sheet and am still undecided on which kit to use it with....will probably go for the mauve/eduard kit....

P-40N Kittyhawk IV (SuperScale International 48-0518, 1:48)

1:48 P-40N Kittyhawk IV (SuperScale International 48-0518)
 
12. March 2014, 20:33
Hunter Cummins
Thanks wim
I really like the hasegawa kit
has great detail
but eduard still far surpases it haha
12. March 2014, 20:50
Wim van der Luijt
It's a reboxing by Eduard...not their own kit
12. March 2014, 20:55
Hunter Cummins
Ohhh
that sucks
12. March 2014, 20:56
Wim van der Luijt
How so? Eduard does that a lot, they rebox academy's P-47 and P-39 and some Zveda kits and out in lots of tasty bits of their own making...best of both worlds I would say
13. March 2014, 07:49
Hunter Cummins
Ohhhh
I didnt know that
I have never had an eduard kit
I must get one now 🙂
13. March 2014, 10:21
Clifford Keesler
They are great.
3. October 2015, 01:40
Hunter Cummins
I got one now!
3. October 2015, 01:48
Clifford Keesler
Did you forget to mail my Corsair and wheels again. LOL.
5. October 2015, 01:59
Hunter Cummins
No LOL, dad had to work all weekend cause the other driver had his kid or something haha
5. October 2015, 13:02

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