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REVIEW
1/48th F4U-5N Corsair
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Posted: Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 11:50 AM UTC
Darren Baker takes a look at the 1/48th scale F4U-5N Corsair early version by Hobby Boss and supplied for review by Creative Models.

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Posted: Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 06:44 PM UTC
Darren,
Thanks for another really excellent and complete review. I'm always interested in 1/48 scale USN WW11, especially Corsairs. This kit is now on my must have list.
Joel
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Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 03:31 PM UTC
Wings should be all metal, so no texture is supposed to be present on them.
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Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 09:34 PM UTC

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Wings should be all metal, so no texture is supposed to be present on them.



Sure looks like Hobby Boss took the easy way out and used the molds for the wings from their -4 issue.

Joel
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Posted: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 11:42 PM UTC
Should it have all smooth wings then? My reference as mentioned was limited and that detail was not something I picked up on, sorry
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Posted: Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 12:44 PM UTC
Pitty they went this way. Otherwise the kit looks great. I suppose it's easy to fix the surface, but why???