A-4B Skyhawk Gun Barrels

Published: July 7th, 2013     
Parts Package
Parts Package
Reviewed by: 
Mike Hinderliter, IPMS# 45124
Scale: 1/72
Company: Quickboost
Price: $5.00
Product / Stock #: QB 72 407

Quickboost has added the gun barrels for the Airfix A-4B to their line of resin aircraft accessories. This latest addition is molded in a grayish resin - smooth, seamless, and bubble-free. They are easily removed from the mold block, taking only a couple swipes with a saw blade to remove.

Comparing the Quickboost gun barrels with the Airfix barrels, you can see that the Quickboost barrels are more to scale and have the ends drilled out. If you tried to drill out the Airfix barrels, you would have quite a job ahead of you and could possibly destroy one or both.

I very highly recommend this product if you want a really nice and detailed set of gun barrels. All that you need to do is cut off the molding block and drop them in place with a little CA glue. It's a very easy upgrade to do.

I would like to thank Quickboost and IPMS USA for the chance to do this review.

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