Si 204D Steel Seatbelts

Published: February 7th, 2020     
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Reviewed by: Keenan Chittester - IPMS# 37021
Scale: 1/48
Company: Eduard
Price: $10.95
Product / Stock #: FE1023
Product provided by: Eduard

The Special Hobby 1/48 Siebel Si 204D has a lot of detail in the cockpit and cabin, so it is a shame that no seatbelts are provided. Eduard have come to the rescue with this excellent set of pre-painted steel seatbelts. The Siebel has two seats in the cockpit, plus another five seats in the radio compartment and cabin. Eduard provides lap belts and shoulder harnesses for the two seats up front, and lap belts for the five aft seats. The color looks good, and I didn't experience any problems with the pre-painted colors coming off.

This is the first time I have used Eduard's steel belts, and I must say I am hooked. They are much easier to manipulate than the brass items, so they can be bent into much more natural looking seatbelts. They also seemed to be easier to cut from the fret, which is nice. Eduard's instructions were clear and easy to follow.

If you have the Special Hobby kit, I can't recommend this set of seatbelts enough. It is very reasonably priced and does a great job of dressing up an otherwise well-detailed interior. Many thanks to Eduard for the review sample.

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    Cockpit seats
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    Seats installed

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