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NEW RELEASE: 1/48 AND 1/32 AS-27/ARN-5 “WISHBONE” ANTENNA FOR B-17

InstructionsIf you are building or contemplating building the Monogram/Revell or HK Flying Fortress kit(s), then you need to check out R2D’s highly-detailed, easy-to-install and affordable multimedia antenna upgrade!  You often see these on the Fort, just aft of the nose blisters on the dorsal surface.

PURCHASE 1/48 HERE! Only $4.89 USD

PURCHASE 1/32 HERE! Only $5.49 USD

Thanks for stopping by — more exciting releases on the way from R2D!

Stay Frosty!

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Update

Hello –
Thank you all for stopping by — getting back into full gear — my family welcomed our second son into the world last week so things have been hectic.  We couldn’t be happier though!

Well, back to business –>

Check out these progress shots sent in by Mark Harrington of his Monogram B-17 build using R2D’s Pilot/Co-Pilot FAST FIX set and the Oxygen Tank FAST FIX set(s)!

Nice work, Mark!

Stay tuned for more updates this week…

Bye for now,

Brian

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M40 USAAF PARAFRAG BOMBS – Now Available in 1/32, 1/48 and 1/72 – R2D Exclusive!

Instr_PDFPick up a couple of set of these to go with your Pacific Theater (5th AF?) B-25, A-20, P-51, Liberator or Flying Fortress.

These bad boys were used to take out widely-scattered and lightly-armored targets such as airfields, jungle bases, and the like, in and around New Guinea, etc.  Mount on the wing pylons of your PTO Mustang ,next to your modified 75 GAL napalm tanks (also available here soon!) and you’ll be good to go!  Also particularly useful for Pacific Theater airfield Dioramas.

Each set comes with 2 M40s.

Affordably priced, we strive to bring super-detailing full-spectrum to the modeling community.

Purchase 1/32 version HERE

Brian

RESIN2detail

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New Arrival: B-17/B-24 Hamilton Electric Propeller Upgrade Set

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IMG_0793Are you interested in adding a visual punch to exterior of your Monogram or Revell Flying Fortress or B-24 Liberator?  Take a look at these highly accurate and delicately molded propeller hubs and HAMILTON ELECTRIC PADDLE Propellers! 

Set comes with 12 propeller blades and 4 hubs.  The propeller shafts are keyed in a feathered position so all you need to do is carefully remove the propeller from the casting block and insert into the hub with a touch of cyanoacrylate glue.  Note, you will need to drill a 2.5 mm diameter hole on the reverse side of the hub to mate with the kit engine.  

For the beginner to advanced modeler – contains small parts – not intended for modelers under the age of 13.

Available for purchase here: PURCHASE

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More Exciting Diorama Accessories coming from RESIN2detail!

German_200L_Type_1_Dented_1_48_MODRESIN2detail continues to add to their selection of airfield diorama accessories!  In addition to a nice selection of bomb carts, lifts and ordnance, we are set to release some nifty fuel drums and ammo crates in 1/48 and 1/32.  Due for release the week of May 9th, these highly-detailed barrels and crates will help you to add life and dynamic effect to your US or German airfield/tarmac diorama!

We will be bundling the US and German barrels in sets of 4; 2 versions in both dented and “pristine” condition.  A rotary fuel pump will be included with the German set as well (not pictured).  The box shown is to be/can be used in tandem with our forthcoming release of the M5 Bomb Cart.  Will be bundled in packs of 3: 2 opened with 100lb “bomblets” visible (and movable), and one cart closed.

Check back often for more exciting products, release announcements and pricing!

 

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R2D FAST FIX 1/48 P-51 Shrouded Exhaust Upgrade coming soon!

Coming soon, as part of our line of Fast Fix products – replacement exhaust pipes for the Tamiya 1/48 Mustang series.  Designed as plug and play with the kit and with the R2D Packard Merlin (available HERE)!

Pricing and product photos coming soon

Check back often for updates, including other exhaust variants for the P-51 and for other Air-frames, along with other exciting releases from RESIN2detail!

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Coming soon – B-17 Control Yokes in 1/48 and 1/32!

Progress 7 MOD progress 6 MODTime to pick up a pair of these control yokes for your Flying Fortress — The kit yokes are a bit on the thick side, and are lacking in detail.  R2D’s are accurate and detailed to the hilt – you will not be disappointed!

Planned for release during the week of May 9 in 1/32 for the HK kit and in 1/48 for the Monogram Kit!

Stay tuned for more information on pricing and availability!

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May Release Announcements!

Coming soon from RESIN2detail

As part of our Fast Fix series, we are rolling out a new line of exhausts, seats, propellers, engine halves, wheels and other highly-detailed yet easy-to-install accessories for your scale aircraft model kit(s)!

progress 1 MODIf you are building or thinking of building Monogram’s 1/48 B-17 Flying Fortress or B-24 Liberator, you are going to want to check out this set of 12 Hamilton Propeller blades with keyed alignment slots and 4 hubs!  These babies will blow away the detail on the kit’s injection molded propellers and will make your plane stand out from the crowd.

Stay tuned for pricing information and product photos!

 

progress 1 MODIf you are interested in modelling the 5-tubed exhaust variant of the Mosquito in 1/48, you will want to pick up a set of these replacement exhausts featuring a high level of detail and accurate Siamese connection between the 5th and 6th cylinders!

This is particularly useful for those looking to build the Canadian XX variant, but will work on other Merlin-powered variants as well with a few swipes of the hobby knife.
Available for Purchase HERE!

Designed to drop-fit into R2D’s superlative Packard Merlin (Also, available for purchase HERE), but will also work on other engines.

Progress_16 MODAdding to R2D’s ever-expanding line of diorama and airfield accessories is our latest  planned release, the US M5 Bomb Cart.  This was the ubiquitous bomb trailer that loaded B-17s Flying Fortresses and B-24 Liberators at their British airbases.  Detail will be best-in-class, and will blow away the detail found in the injection molded version bundled with some kits.  Will feature 500 lb bombs and fins along with optional ammunition crates and other accessories — perfect for your WWII airfield diorama!

The M5 release is planned in 1/48 along with 1/32 during the May-June time frame – please check back often for updates!

Bye for now

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New April Release Announcements!

Continuing on the heals of some other great US bomber releases from earlier in the month, comes the latest batch!

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FullSizeRender (5)Are you interested in adding a visual punch to the inside of your small-scale Flying Fortress, Liberator or Marauder?  Take a look at these highly accurate oxygen tank upgrades! They were normally painted bright yellow and readily visible.

Choose to detail once section, or multiple sections of the aircraft – it’s up to you.  Each package comes with 8 individual tanks; 4 with mounting brackets, and 4 without.

Purchase HERE!

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FullSizeRenderWant to add some visual impact to your Monogram flying fortress without the fuss or monetary outlay?  R2D is offering the seat with seat belts, intricately designed and accurate to the most minute detail including accurate wrinkling/creasing and buckle components!

Note, the actual 1:1 seats also had frames or supports that raised them above the lower fuselage surface — these are not included in this update set — only the seats themselves.  Future releases will include support structures for an additional fee.

You can use these seats in conjunction with the seat supports provided by Monogram in the kit(s).

  • Set comes with 2 highly detailed seats with integral belt and buckle detail

Not intended for modelers under the age of 13.

Purchase HERE!

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IMG_0728Want to add some visual impact to your HK flying fortress without the fuss or monetary outlay?  R2D is offering the seat with seat belts, intricately designed and accurate to the most minute detail including accurate wrinkling/creasing and buckle components!

Note, the actual 1:1 seats also had frames or supports that raised them above the lower fuselage surface — these are not included in this update set — only the seats themselves.  Future releases will include support structures for an additional fee.

You can use choose these seats in conjunction with the seat supports provided by HK in the kit(s).  Some minor modifications may be necessary to ensure a snug fit, but well work the effort I assure you.

  • Set comes with 2 highly detailed seats with integral belt and buckle detail

Not intended for modelers under the age of 13.

Purchase HERE!

©RESIN2detail 2016

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Airfield Accessories Line Coming Soon from RESIN2detail!

Hello!

Excited to announce a new line of airfield accessories to help with your period diorama, vignette or display stand!  Each will be offered in 1/48 and 1/32 initially.

Due out in early May 2016

Weaver Bomb Lift (will be offered with separate bomb racks to display or or near lift)

AC32003 – US WWII M1 WEAVER BOMB LOADING LIFT – 1/32

AC48034 – US WWII WEAVER BOMB LOADING LIFT – 1/48

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Mk 2 US WWII Bomb Cart 

AC32004 – US WWII MK2 MOD 1 BOMB CART (PACIFIC) – 1/32

AC48035 – US WWII MK2 MOD 1 BOMB CART (PACIFIC) – 1/48

MK II BOMB CART PROGRESS 2_WM

 

Many more accessories and vehicles forthcoming in the near future …