Focke Wulf TA-154A-1/R1 Undercarriage Covers

Published: June 26th, 2011     
Kitset packaging
Kitset packaging
Reviewed by: Mike Hinderliter - IPMS# 45124
Scale: 1/72
Company: Quickboost
Price: $8.95
Product / Stock #: QB 72-305
Product provided by: Aires Hobby Models

Quickboost just keeps adding to their great line of quality resin aircraft accessories. The latest addition is for the Hasegawa Focke Wulf TA-154 A-1/ R1. It is up to their usual standards; molded in grayish resin, smooth, seamless and bubble free. They come off of the mold block easily; I just cut the doors loose with my sprue cutters.

The doors that come in the Hasegawa kit are okay but just lack the level of detail that the Quickboost covers have. The Hasegawa instructions have you cut the edges of the doors. Quickboost has already made these cuts for you. The Quickboost covers are superior and add just that much more realism to the finished kit. The resin parts are very easy to install and can be used on any other brand kit that is similarly molded.

Hasegawa instructions door-cutQuickboost.net door cut

I highly recommend this product if you want a really superior looking model. Usually replacement parts need some work to get them installed properly but these covers are pretty much just drop into place. Thanks to Quickboost and IPMS/USA for the chance to do this review.

Nose wheel doorsStarboard main gearPort main gear

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