Saturday, July 24

Preview: Hobbyboss belated June items coming in August...

Hobbyboss has two new kits scheduled for June but due for release in August finally coming our way...We have box art, sprues (of one of the kits), markings & decals of these kits in our preview.

Hobbyboss' new releases for August 2021...

USS GATO SS-212 1941 
Kit No #83523 
27.2cm long, 2.5cm wide
1/350th scale
This is an injection-plastic kit.
The Gato was the first mass-produced Gato-class submarine for the United States during World War II; she was completed in December 1941. She fought against Japan as the main force of the submarine unit, and was active until after the war. 

The colour choices and decals supplied with this kit
She was also tasked with acting as a fleet-type submarine, conducting reconnaissance before the decisive battle to report the position of the enemy fleet. 

Sorry, but we don't have any pictures of the sprues of this kit yet!
The kit consists of  over 20 parts, with 3 plastic sprues and stand
- Photo Etched parts for nameplate
- The kit contains display stand

Lavochkin La-11 Fang 
Model no: #81760
1/48th scale
The Lavochkin La-11 (NATO reporting name Fang) was an early post-World War II Soviet long-range piston-engined fighter.

The colour choices and decals supplied with this kit

La-11 and shape and body structure La-9 is basically the same, the main improvement is to increase the oil reserves in the machine, weaponry changed three NR-23 type 23 mm cannon. La-11 in the late 1940s, more advanced flight performance piston aircraft. First flight in May 1947, but because of jet fighters have begun troops, put only a small batch production, 1953 production.

The sprues of the kit
Model Dimensions: Length: 179.8 mm   Wingspan: 204.2mm  
Total of 4 sprues
The kit consists of over 70 parts
-Detailed fuselage & wing w/accurate design
-Detailed cockpit

These new kits are (or should soon be) available from Hobbyboss' Distributors Worldwide...