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REVIEW
1/32nd Spitfire Mk.IIa upgrade sets
betheyn
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Posted: Monday, June 22, 2015 - 11:56 AM UTC
Pavla Models have released three sets of cockpit updates for Revell''s 1/32nd Spitfire Mk.IIa, Andy Brazier takes a look at the resin parts.

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Thanks!
bill_c
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Posted: Monday, June 22, 2015 - 07:23 PM UTC
Thanks for the review, Andy. The reasonable price of the Revell kits makes upgrades for them more palatable.
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Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 10:12 PM UTC
It's unlikely that any Spitfire II was fitted with a metal seat, since the use of the plastic seat was planned exclusively for Castle Bromwich, and only changed when Supermarine's factory was destroyed; however the dimensions would remain the same so it's simply a case of painting it red instead of black (probably) or green (possibly.)
betheyn
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Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 01:30 AM UTC
Thanks Bill, my Revell Spitfire has now got so much A.M going in it that I will be surprised if I have to use the base kit .
Thanks for clearing that up Edgar, I thought the Mk.II only had plastic seats, but I wasn't sure.
Andy :-)