Barracuda Studios has a vested interest in Eduard's new 48th scale Tempest - Roy the proprietor says it's one of his favourite aircraft - so his resin corrections MUST be the best ever huh? See what you think in our preview...
New Hawker Tempest Upgrade Sets from Barracuda Studios
Barracuda Studios is proud to announce seven new resin detail sets, all designed for the new Hawker Tempest V from Eduard in 1/48th scale. All are designed to be simple and quick to install.
The Tempest is one of Roy's all-time favourite aircraft. So glad we finally have a really nice series of Tempests in 48th scale now. These simple upgrades promise to add just that little bit of extra visual impact to your model. See what they are like below...
Hawker Tempest Seat with Belts
Price: $6.95This set contains one accurate, detailed resin seat complete with quilted back pad and naturally draped moulded-in late war Sutton quick-release style harness for easy painting. Designed as a drop fit replacement for new tool Eduard kit, but can be easily made to work with older kits as well.
Hawker Tempest V, VI Exhausts
Price: $5.95This set consists of a pair of accurate, detailed, hollowed out exhaust stacks with mounting flanges & weld beads. Designed to be a drop fit for new tool Eduard Tempest Mks V and VI kits. Can be modified to fit other Tempest kits. A simple and very visible upgrade.
Hawker Tempest V Corrected deHavilland Spinner
Price: $7.95This set contains a new detailed de Havilland 4 blade spinner with smaller & accurately shaped blade openings to replace the kit spinner in the Series I and Series II kits. new tool Eduard Tempest V. Can be modified for use on other other Tempest and Typhoon kits.
Hawker Tempest Corrected Intake Set
Price: $7.95Contains a new radiator front casting with the concentric ring type intake shroud that is missing from the new Eduard Tempest V kit. Tempests not fitted with dust filters would always be fitted with the shrouding to prevent hot radiator air from entering the carburettor intake. An alternate dust filter with "cuckoo clock" style doors is also included. These were fitted to Tempests operating from unimproved forward airfields on the European mainland.
Hawker Tempest Series I Mainwheels
Hawker Tempest Late Mainwheels - Smooth
This set consists of a pair of super detailed, accurate 4-slot smooth tire wheels fitted to all Tempests, except the Series I Mk Vs. Wheels feature the fine logo, tire data and beading detail. An easy and very visible upgrade for the new tool Eduard and all other Tempest kits
Hawker Tempest Late Mainwheels - Block Tread
This set consists of a pair of super detailed, accurate 4-slot wheels with staggered block tread tyres fitted to postwar Tempests operating from improved runways. Wheels feature the fine logo, tire data and beading detail. An easy and very visible upgrade for the new tool Eduard and all other Tempest kits.
They are up on the website and ready for sale now on the Barracuda Studios Website