Ta 154 Night Exhaust

Published: April 26th, 2011     
Kitset packaging
Kitset packaging
Reviewed by: Mike Hinderliter - IPMS# 45124
Scale: 1/72
Company: Quickboost
Price: $5.95
Product / Stock #: QB 72-297
Product provided by: Aires Hobby Models

Quickboost just keeps adding to their line of resin aircraft accessories. The latest addition is for the Hasegawa Ta 154. It is up to their usual standards; molded in grey resin, smooth, seamless and bubble free. One thing of note is that they are really easy to remove from the mold block because of a nice perforation. It only took me a couple of minutes with my saw blade to remove them.

The night exhausts that come in the Hasegawa kit look alright and would make an acceptable model, but the kit parts are 2 pieces, so they have a seam that will need to be fixed. The Quickboost replacements are one-piece, and just look a lot better when along side the kit parts. They are very easy to install, and they just fit right in.

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 exhausts pretty much just drop into place. Thanks to Quickboost and IPMS USA for the chance to do this review.

  • Quickboost part (rt) compared to kit parts (lt)
    Quickboost part (rt) compared to kit parts (lt)
  • Quickboost part installed on completed model
    Quickboost part installed

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