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Tempest Exhausts
Tempest Mk. V & Mk. VI Exhausts
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by: Rowan Baylis [ MERLIN ]


Originally published on:
AeroScale

The exhausts supplied with Eduard's Sabre-engined Tempests are by no means bad, but they are completely eclipsed by the new set of resin replacements that Barracuda Studios have released.

The new parts arrive in a zip-lock bag and don't come with any instructions beyond tips for working with resin on the cardboard header. This is for the simple reason none are required - the exhausts are straight drop-in replacements for the kit parts. As such, they are ideal for newcomers to working with resin and experienced modellers alike.

And the exhausts themselves? As you'd expect from Barracuda Studios, they are quite exquisite, with hollowed out ends, weld seams and mounting flanges at the base of each stack.

Item #BR48398 is available now direct from Barracuda Studios

Conclusion
Barracuda Studios' Tempest exhausts will be simplicity itself to install while offering a dramatic improvement over the kit parts, making them ideal for anyone trying a resin upgrade for the first time.

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SUMMARY
Highs: Beautifully detailed and simple to install.
Lows: None noted.
Verdict: These are a huge improvement over the kit exhausts.
Percentage Rating
95%
  Scale: 1:48
  Mfg. ID: BR48398
  Suggested Retail: $5.95
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  PUBLISHED: Apr 05, 2019
  NATIONALITY: United Kingdom
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 88.16%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 92.95%

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About Rowan Baylis (Merlin)
FROM: NO REGIONAL SELECTED, UNITED KINGDOM

I've been modelling for about 40 years, on and off. While I'm happy to build anything, my interests lie primarily in 1/48 scale aircraft. I mostly concentrate on WW2 subjects, although I'm also interested in WW1, Golden Age aviation and the early Jet Age - and have even been known to build the occas...

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