AC-47 Gunship Masking Set

Published: March 6th, 2016     
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Reviewed by: 
Greg Wise, IPMS# 44378
Scale: 1/48
Company: Eduard
Price: $12.95
Product / Stock #: EX481

This complete die-cut adhesive mask set is "just what the doctor ordered" to cure the masking blues. Especially if you're building the Revell/Monogram AC-47 Gunship. This must have set includes: wheel mask, landing light mask, observation dome mask, windscreen panel mask, and exterior cabin window mask. The masking media used for this set is the typical high-quality product we've seen and used for years (very similar to Tamiya tape). The die-cut patterns fit perfectly to their respective proper location. They're easily peeled away from the backing paper, and repositioning is just as easy. Preparation before painting is key to a nice looking model and masking plays a vital role in this preparation. The clean sharp edges of perfectly-fitting masking are hard to beat. After placement of the mask, I lightly burnish them with a rounded toothpick to prevent any leakage.

The Bottom Line

A five - star product, I highly recommend this masking set to everyone who plans to build the AC-47. I would like to thank Eduard and IPMS for the opportunity to present this fine offering.

  • The actual masking sheet
    The actual masking sheet
  • Masks applied to the cockpit windshield
    Masks applied to the cockpit windshield
  • Masking of individual windows along fuselage
    Masking of individual windows along fuselage

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