Me 262A-1A Landing Gear for Airfix

Published: October 14th, 2018     
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Reviewed by: 
Blaine Singleton, IPMS# 50734
Scale: 1/72
Company: Scale Aircraft Conversions
Price: $10.95
Product / Stock #: 72149

Scale Aircraft Conversions (SAC) produces white metal replacement parts for kits in a variety of scales. Some of their landing gear sets are for a variety of kits and some sets are designed for a specific model. The white metal sets are designed to support the weight of a specific model without warping that can be seen with kit styrene landing gear.

The parts are for the Airfix Me-262 are well cast and had no flash or other area that needed to be sanded. I bent one of the struts when removing from the sprue but could straighten it out easily. I had to put heavier weight in the front of the jet than anticipated so it would not be a tail sitter and the SAC landing gear stood up to the weight very well.

When gluing the landing gear to the aircraft I used CA and the parts fit perfectly without any modifications to the join areas.

The landing gear would be a great addition to the model kit and is a recommendation for purchase.

I want to thank Scale Aircraft Conversions and IPMS for the ability to review this product.

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    SAC 262 Components
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    SAC & Kit Parts Comparison
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    Gear Installed
  • Gear Assembly
    Gear Assembly

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