Tempest Mk. V TFace Canopy Masks

Published: April 14th, 2019     
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Reviewed by: 
Jarrod Booth, IPMS# 44739
Scale: 1:48
Company: Eduard
Price: $14.95
Product / Stock #: EX628

One of the greatest things to ever hit the modeling community was the invention of the canopy mask! These unassuming sets have to be the Holy Grail of saving untold hours masking simple and complex canopies!

Eduard has supplied canopy masks for many years, and recently they introduced a new line of TFace masks. These include the standard masks for the outside of the canopy and also a set for the inside. The beauty of these is that the canopy frames can be painted their respective color on the inside. This results in a more realistic look and no tedious masking to remove glossy frames.

I used the TFace masks on Eduard's new Tempest Mk V. The inside of the canopy was masked off and painted black, while the outside received the camouflage colors. My canopy is quite small, but the inside painted areas can still be seen. The masks for the sliding canopy fit perfectly, but I thought the inside masks for the windscreen side glass were a little large.

Where these TFace masks will really shine is when used on a model with larger windows that are easily seen. Examples would be side opening canopies, or models in 1/32 and

My thanks go to Eduard and the IPMS for trusting me to review this Mask set.

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    TFace Canopy Mask
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    TFace Canopy Mask1
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    TFace Canopy Mask3
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