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1:48 Ki-44 Cockpit Upgrade
Staff MemberSenior Editor
United Kingdom
Joined: June 11, 2003
KitMaker: 17,461 posts
AeroScale: 12,707 posts
Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 08:32 AM UTC
SBS Model's latest cockpit upgrade gives a major boost to the classic quarterscale Hasegawa Ki-44 "Tojo".

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Staff MemberManaging Editor
Tennessee, United States
Joined: December 21, 2002
KitMaker: 7,687 posts
AeroScale: 3,151 posts
Posted: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 02:01 PM UTC
I'm amazed at the level of detail in these castings. This upgrade is a kit unto itself. I'd love one of these kits.
Florida, United States
Joined: June 24, 2010
KitMaker: 66 posts
AeroScale: 39 posts
Posted: Friday, February 22, 2013 - 01:10 AM UTC
It looks very much like the FM Details set I used on my Ki-44 a few years ago. I wonder if SBS acquired the masters from that?
Budapest, Hungary
Joined: September 08, 2008
KitMaker: 12 posts
AeroScale: 10 posts
Posted: Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 02:05 AM UTC
Yes, we own masters of former FM. We made some minor corrections on them, and a new resin seat is included.
Quebec, Canada
Joined: April 19, 2008
KitMaker: 595 posts
AeroScale: 507 posts
Posted: Monday, February 25, 2013 - 02:35 PM UTC

Amazing Ki-44 build here: