by: Stephen T. Lawson [ ]
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Since the growth of 1:32, early aviation has enjoyed the release of fine subject. HGW is in the lead with detail sets for many all plastic kits. HGW has done a "Super Detail Set" #132044 1:32 for the WNW Albatros D.V / D.Va kit.
#132055 Albatros Seatbelts (micro fibre). (Review done at Aeroscale previously).
#132056 Albatros Surface Details (Smaller set shown with the seatbelt set in Aeroscale review).
#132040 Albatros S Radiator
#132023 Mercedes D.III PE Set. (Review done at Aeroscale previously).
#632006 Albatros MASK
Wood grain Decal (light wood) - Tester (Review on 1:48 full set done at Aeroscale previously)
The wood grain decal is called a tester.
Each set comes with individual card stock or paper instructions.
#132055 Albatros Seatbelts
Contains 24 micro fiber straps
And 34 @ nickel coated photoetch items that include PE fittings
#132056 Albatros Surface Details
Contains 62 @ nickel coated photoetch items that include PE fittings & facades
#132040 Albatros D.V / D.Va Radiator
Contains 18 @ nickel coated photoetch items that include PE fitting & facades
#132023 Mercedes D.III PE Set
Contains 30 @ nickel coated photoetch items that include:
14 @ Spark plug cable ends to cylinders (2 extras, part #1.
02 @ Magneto harness bands part #5 & 6.
02 @ Sparkplug to magneto harness items part #2 & 3.
06 @ water pipe connections between the cylinders part #7.
02 @ Magneto wire connectors to the starting magneto part #10.
01 @ Circular union boss plate for the forward connections of the upper & lower halves of the crank case part #8.
01 @ Carburetor linkage unit for inflight compensations part #4. This is a part seen on 180hp D.IIIaŁ types.
02 @ Datum plates 1 for motor type and 1 for wiring schematics part #9 & 11.
#632006 Albatros MASK
Contains Quick masks for wheel cover & tire demarcations and windscreens.
The wood grain decal
This is called a tester but should be considered a teaser to get you interested in purchasing the separate full sheets. (I did a review on the 1:48 wood grain sheets here at Aeroscale).
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