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New Review: SAC Spitfire Mk I Landing Gear

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The main landing gear is a single casting similar to the kit's plastic molded part, and the tail wheel is also included.  I found a mold seam on the tail wheel and on one leg on the main gear. Both should be easily removed. Both parts appear to be a one-on-one replacement for the plastic kit parts.  No fuss, no muss!

I decided to paint the metal parts just for fun and to see the detail once painted and weathered.  I started with Alclad black micro filler primer, and allowed that to cure for a day. Next I applied a coat of Alclad dull aluminum. A pin wash of burnt umber oil paint was applied, followed by Testors chrome silver on the oleos.  What a difference a coat of paint makes!

If you require a more sturdy landing gear for your new Tamiya Spitfire this is the set you should consider.

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