1:350 Scale Photo-Etch Reviews


Alphabetical Index
Commanders/Iron Shipwright L'Arsenal Voyager Model 
Cyber-Hobby/Dragon Lion Roar White Ensign Models
Flyhawk Model Regia Marina Wiener Modellbau Manufactur
Gold Medal Models Toms Modelworks Yankee Modelworks
Comanders/Iron Shipwright
redball.gif (371 bytes) Iron Shipwright 1:350 Etched Brass Detailing Set for Minicraft Titanic  (Preview) 
Cyber-Hobby/Dragon
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Buchanan DD-484, Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, Cyber-Hobby/Dragon 1:350 Scale - If you have the Dragon USS Buchanan DD-484, you have probably the best detailed injected plastic warship kit released to date. The Dragon kit does have a brass director but no photo-etch for railings. Cyber-Hobby, a division of Dragon USA, has a new photo-etch set designed specifically for the new kit. 
Flyhawk Model
redball.gif (371 bytes) IJN Accommodation Ladders, Flyhawk Model 1:350 Scale, Set FH 350015 - With all of the 1:350 full hull Imperial Japanese Navy kits released over the last two years, there is certainly a need for detail. When it comes to accommodation ladders, why make do with slabs of plastic when Flyhawk has a set of IJN Accommodation Ladders in 1:350 scale. Flyhawk Model set FH 350015 provides twelve accommodation ladders with six each in two sizes. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) IJN Brass Ammunition Boxes, Flyhawk Model 1:350 Scale, Set FH 350012 - With the blossoming of new models in 1:350 scale for warships of the Imperial Japanese Navy, accessories keep making new appearances. Flyhawk has produced a relief-etched set of 1:350 scale IJN ammunition boxes. With IJN Ammo Boxes, Flyhawk set FH 350012 they come in four patterns. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) IJN Brass Deck Strips, Flyhawk Model 1:350 Scale, Set FH 350009 - If you model 1:350 scale models of the destroyers, cruisers and battleships of the Imperial Japanese Navy, you'll have to have painted the brass strips that run across the brown linoleum decks of the Japanese warships. Now with Flyhawk brass set FH-350009 you can have actual brass strips running across the linoleum decks. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) IJN Water Tight Doors, Flyhawk Model 1:350 Scale, Set FH 350003 -  Flyhawk Model set FH 350003, IJN Water Tight Doors provides 98 quality, relief-etched doors and hatches in 15 unique designs. Most are doors with 70 doors and 28 hatches. 
Gold Medal Models
redball.gif (371 bytes) HMS Repulse Brass Photo-Etch Set, Gold Medal Models 1:350 Scale - The Gold Medal Models brass photo-etched set for the 1:350 scale Trumpeter kit of HMS Repulse is an essential requirement for completion of the plastic time as a realistic replica. Not only does it provide far more detailed relief-etched parts than supplied in the kit, but also it supplies all of the parts that the Trumpeter kit lacks. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Takao Class Japanese Heavy Cruiser Detail Sets, Gold Medal Models Standard & Gold Plus Sets 1:350 Scale - Duke Wayne never had sand kicked into his face by bullies at the beach and Duke Perry will help you prevent bullies at the IPMS show kicking sand into the eyes of your Takao. The large fret of Gold Medal Models 1:350 scale Takao class detail set and the additional Gold Plus detail set provide all of the detail that you need to pump up your Takao to Arnold status. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Massachusetts and Alabama Brass Photo-Etch Set, Gold Medal Models 1:350 Scale - Ahoy mateys! Join Long John Loren on the good ship Gold Medal Models in search for treasure. You don’t have far to go to find doubloons aplenty in the treasure chest in the form of the Gold Medal Models 1:350 scale brass photo-etch set for the Trumpeter USS Massachusetts and USS Alabama
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Buckley/England Destroyer Escort Photo-Etch Set, Gold Medal Models 1:350 Scale - As always, Loren Perry of Gold Medal Models presents a first class effort. If anything GMM has notched up the detail armament's race among the leading photo-etch producers of the world with this set for the 1:350 scale Buckley class destroyer escort. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USN 1930's Air Wing Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, Gold Medal Models 1:350 Scale, Set 350-40 - The new brass photo-etch set by Gold Medal Models for the 1930s USN aircraft produced by Trumpter provides parts for eight different aircraft with parts for six of each type. That amounts to 348 brass detail parts for you yellow wing wankers. Of course with GMM there is relief etching with wheels and even some struts. Don't let your Sara leave San Diego without it. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) HMS Hood Brass Photo-Etch Detail Sets, Gold Medal Models 1:350 Scale - When a friend of mine first saw the Gold Medal Models 1:350 scale photo-etch sets for the Hood he stated’ "Damn, this is insane!" He was referring to the incredible detail provided by GMM and I had to loan him a set of three power glasses for him to see some of it. With these Gold Medal Models sets the only question that you need to ask yourself is, "How far do I want to go?" With GMM there are no distance limits on detail. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Mikasa, Admiral Togo ’s Flagship, Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, Gold Medal Models 1:350 Scale - Warning! – This Review Contains Gratuitous Violence – Yes, this review of the Gold Medal Models 1:350 scale brass photo-etch set for the Hasegawa Mikasa is not for the squeamish or faint of heart. Just one quote from this take-no prisoners review is “Well, I could say that the GMM 1:350 scale Mikasa set stinks like 5-day-old dead fish.” You have been warned! Review by Bubba Badass, the Irate Reviewer.
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS North Carolina/Washington Brass Detail Set, Gold Medal Models 1:350 Scale - The Gold Medal Models 1:350 scale USS North Carolina/Washington brass fittings set will shiver your timbers with all of the detail included. With these relief-etched brass parts, your North Carolina will swash her buckle with the best of the brethren of the coast. A Trumpeter North Carolina built from the box will be lubberly in comparison to one built with GMM detailed parts. While your mates who build from the box are sure to run afoul of the IPMS shoals, modeling mates who take advantage of this true compass of Peg Leg Perry are sure to find fair wind and a following sea. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Admiral Kuznetsov, Russian Aircraft Carrier, Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, Gold Medal Models 1:350 Scale - The first of the brass super sets for the Trumpeter 1:350 scale Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov, has cruised into the Barents Sea and everywhere else, ready to join your Red Banner Northern Fleet. Loren Perry and Gold Medal Models have all of the detail any modeler could want for this big Russian in 1:350 scale.
redball.gif (371 bytes) CVN One-Quarter Carrier Air Wing, Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, Gold Medal Models 1:350 Scale - Gold Medal Models has produced a brass photo-etch super detail set for all of your CVN aircraft needs in 1:350 scale. Whether it is a Tamiya Enterprise or Trumpeter Nimitz GMM 350-30 has the parts for the aircraft. Chock full of relief-etched parts, this set is designed to provide not only quality detail but also sturdiness for your 1:350 scale modern carrier aircraft.
redball.gif (371 bytes) Liberty Ship Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, Gold Medal Models 1:350 Scale - Come one! Come all! Take a gander at the latest creation from Gold Medal Models, a brass photo-etch detail set for the Trumpeter 1:350 scale Liberty Ship. With the detail provided in GMM #350-31 the only detail left out on this St Patrick's Day  is how do want your potatoes from the potato bin, mashed, boiled, baked or au gratin?
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Nimitz Brass Photo-Etched Detail Sets 350-28 & 350-29, Gold Medal Models 1:350 Scale Gold Medal Models has produced two brass photo-etched frets for the Trumpeter 1:350 scale USS Nimitz. Both frets also contain optional parts of later fits of CVN-68 as well as optional parts for the sisterships of Nimitz. Whichever version of the most powerful aircraft carrier ever to steam that you are building, the GMM frets will provide essential detail for your build. Review by Steve Backer.
redball.gif (371 bytes) Sovremenny, Project 956 & Modified Sovremenny, Project 956E Brass Photo-Etch Set, Gold Medal Models 1:350 Scale - Regardless of whether you have the Trumpeter Sovremenny Project 956 or the Trumpeter Modified Sovremenny Project 956E, both in 1:350 scale, the newest brass photo-etch fret from Gold Medal Models designed specifically for these kits packs the punch to put you over the top with your replica of this classic Russian destroyer design. This set contains all of the necessary parts to build either the early or late Sovremenny designs. Review by Steve Backer. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Iowa Class Battleships, Brass Photo-Etch Frets in 1:350 Scale from Gold Medal Models - This looks at two new frets from Gold Medal Models, designed to fit the Tamiya 1:350 scale models of the Iowa Class battleships of World War Two. The first fret, GMM 350-04, is the standard fret designed for the model and the second fret,  GMM 350-04A Ultra-Gold, is the supplementary fret to take the detailing of the Iowas into the stratosphere. Do the frets live up to Loren Perry's tall words? Tune in and find out. Review by Steve Backer. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Essex CV-9, Gold Plus Super-Detail Photo-Etch - Loren Perry of Gold Medal Models has produced another "must have" super-detail brass photo-etch set. The Gold Medal Models Gold Plus GMM 350-22A set for the 1:350 scale USS Essex from Trumpeter is crammed with detail that you will want to include on your model of the Essex or any of her sisters. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Essex CV-9, Ship Super-Detail Photo-Etched Brass Fret - Admiral Raymond Spruance, who spent years aboard the Essex Class carriers of the USN, would be proud of the Gold Medal Models Essex Fittings Set, No. 350-22. In fact he appears in this 1:350 scale fret designed for the Trumpeter USS Essex kit. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Gold Medal Models 1:350 Scale World War Two USN Carrier Aircraft Brass Fret - Gold Medal Models has released a 1:350 scale brass photo-etched fret for WW2 USN carrier aircraft. Perfect for early or late war aircraft, GMM provides super-detail parts for multiple 1:350 versions of the Wildcat (F4F), Devastator (TBD), Dauntless (SBD), Hellcat (F6F), Corsair (F4U), Avenger (TBF) and Helldiver (SB2C). Review by Steve Backer. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Hornet CV-8, 1:350 Scale Ultra Gold Fret - This brass photo-etched fret is designed for advanced modelers and competition. It goes beyond the components of a standard fret and delves into detail not usually found. This Gold Medal Models product  supplements the standard GMM fret #350-21, specifically designed for the Trumpeter 1:350 scale USS Hornet. Review by Steve Backer.
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Hornet CV-8 1:350 Scale Brass Fret - Gold Medal Models has produced a brass photo-etched fret  designed specifically for the Trumpeter 1:350  scale USS Hornet CV-8. Review by Steve Backer. 
L'Arsenal
redball.gif (371 bytes) Handwheels, L'Arsenal 1:350 Scale, AC350-50 - L'Arsenal brings another obscure bit of super-detailing accessories in the form of photo-etch set AC350-50. This set provides 39 individual handwheels in 1:350 scale in two different styles, three-spoke and four spoke. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Structural Parts, Set One, Brass Generic Ship Fittings, L'Arsenal 1:350 Scale - Jacques Druel of L'Arsenal has come up with an interesting concept. With brass photo-etch set AC350-51, entitled Structural Parts, Set One, L'Arsenal has packaged an interesting assortment of generic ship fittings in 1:350 scale. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USN Anti-Skid Deck Mats, L'Arsenal 1:350 Scale - A very common feature of World War Two destroyers of the USN was the presence of anti-skid deck mats attached to the bare steel decks of the ships. Designed to provide better footing on the smooth deck, this feature is now available in 1:350 scale from L'Arsenal. There are two frets with a total of eight runs of anti-skid decking. These strips come in two styles, continuous run and segmented, as both styles were used.
redball.gif (371 bytes) Accommodation & Inclined Ladders Brass Photo-Etch Set, L'Arsenal AC350-10 1:350 Scale - With AC350-10 L'Arsenal provides items that are often overlooked, inclined ladders as well as accommodation ladders. These brass designs are first rate and are equally suitable to equip a 1;350 plastic injected kit or as replacements for photo-etch parts that are less aesthetically endowed. Either way, you can't go wrong with L'Arsenal
redball.gif (371 bytes) Voila, Les Portes - A look at the 1:350 scale photo-etched brass fret of USN WWII Doors & Hatches. This extraordinary fret from L'Arsenal includes 317 doors and hatches in more than 23 different styles. 
Lion Roar
redball.gif (371 bytes) Nagato Deluxe Multimedia Upgrade Set, Lion Roar 1:350 Scale LE350008 - If you have ever seen one of the Lion Roar multi-media deluxe sets for 1:350 scale super-detailing, you will already know the extensive lengths to which Lion Roar will go in this top of the line product. With fourteen photo-etched frets plus a name plate, turned brass barrels for 16-inch main guns, secondary guns and HA guns, and numerous resin parts, the Lion Roar 1:350 scale Nagato deluxe set LE350008 provides a host of highly detailed parts to upgrade the Hasegawa Nagato
redball.gif (371 bytes) Modern US Navy Railing, 1:350 Scale LE350006 - For modern USN modelers Lion Roar has a set of ship railings in 1:350 scale. Set LE350006 provides five different sets of railings. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Modern Russian/Soviet Railing, Lion Roar 1:350 Scale LE350015 - Lion Roar produces a set specifically designed for 1:350 scale models of modern Russian subjects. Set LE350015 includes railing in six different patterns, plus safety netting and vertical ladder. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USN Oerlikon 20mm AA Gun Single Mounts, Lion Roar 1:350 Scale LE350014 - Are you dissatisfied with the 20mm Oerlikon AA guns provided in your USN warship kit? Maybe its the gun, maybe the pedestals are not symmetrical, maybe you need an open tripod mount instead of a solid pedestal. Lion Roar brass detail set LE350014 may be just the product for you. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Modern Russian/Soviet Radar Arrays, Lion Roar 1:350 Scale LE350016 - If you are looking to replace clunky radars without paying the big price of a total ensemble dedicated photo-etch fret, Lion Roar set LE350016 may be just what the doctor ordered. With radars and nothing but radars the set provides the most crucial photo-etch replacement parts that you would need.  
redball.gif (371 bytes) Yukikaze, Japanese Destroyer 1945 Fit, Detail & Photo-Etch Set, Lion Roar 1:350 Scale - All four past 1:350 scale super-detail sets from Lion Roar have been produced for battleship models. With this release for the Hasegawa 1:350 scale Japanese destroyer, Yukikaze, Lion Roar provides all of the detail for the little boy modelers that have previously been enjoyed by the BB crowd.  With six brass photo-etch fret, plus 23 three-dimensional metal parts, Lion Roar set LS350005 for the 1945 fit brings a level of detail to an injected plastic destroyer that is rare. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Imperial Japanese Navy Inclined & Vertical Ladders, Lion Roar 1:350 Scale - With set LE350003 Lion Roar provides 48 Japanese pattern inclined ladders and 12 runs of vertical ladder in 1:350 scale. The inclined ladders are provided in six different designs. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) HMS Hood Super Detail Set, Lion Roar 1:350 Scale - This is the most ambitious 1:350 scale deluxe photo-etch detail set yet from Lion Roar. Not only are there thirteen small to medium size frets of photo-etch, but also there are even more value added features than found in prior Lion Roar sets. With the addition of brass gun barrels, brass propellers, metal anchor chain and now resin turrets that correct the errors of the Trumpeter turrets, Lion Roar packs a lot of benefit to the Hood modeler in this set. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USN Inclined Ladders Brass Photo-Etch Set, Lion Roar 1:350 Scale - If you have need for 1:350 scale USN inclined ladders, Perhaps you should consider this set of brass photo-etch inclined ladders and vertical ladder. This is Lion Roar set LE350004 and consists of two types of inclined ladders and twelve runs of vertical ladders. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS North Carolina Photo-Etch Set, Lion Roar 1:350 Scale - Lion Roar has produced a product of exceptional value. The Chinese company has not only included excellent photo-etch coverage for the late war USS North Carolina but has included three dimensional parts, which goes beyond the traditional photo-etch presentation for a kit. The inclusion by Lion Roar of metal gun barrels for main and secondary guns, propellers, ship’s bells and anchor chain with great value added to this detail package. They alone are worth the price of admission. Get it for your Showboat! 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Arizona 1:350 Scale Photo-Etched Set from Lion Roar - A new entry into photo-etched market, Lion Roar of Shanghai, China has produced a set for the Banner USS Arizona. Review and photographs by Joel Labow
Regia Marina
redball.gif (371 bytes) Railings, Ladders & Platforms, Photo-Etch Set AF038, Regia Marina 1:350 Scale - Are missing some details for your 1:350 scale model? Regia Marina produces a photo-etched fret that contains a wide variety of fittings used on almost any ship, Set AF038. All sorts of generic detail is found on this fret. 
Toms ModelWorks
redball.gif (371 bytes) F/A-18 Super Hornet Brass Photo-Etch Set, Tom's Modelworks 1:350 Scale, Set #3550 - If you want to stay current with a modern 1:350 scale version of the Nimitz Class carriers, you’ll need more Super Bugs. Once you pick up the extra sets of Hornets, of course you’ll want to give them a super detail treatment with brass photo-etch accessories. Tom’s Modelworks has a brass photo-etch set designed just specifically for the F/A-18 Super Hornet in 1:350 scale. With set #3550 you can take on a squadron of Super Bugs with parts for twelve aircraft and a few spare parts thrown in. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS North Carolina Photo-Etch Super Set, Toms Modelworks 1:350 Scale - Only photo-etch is capable of the fine detail needed for some parts for the new Trumpeter 1:350 scale USS North Carolina.  One of the fastest companies off the mark in providing this essential detail is Toms Modelworks with their set #3553. Toms provides a three-fret superset to super detail your Showboat, so she can be ready for the Big Show.
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Lexington CV-2, Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, Tom's Modelworks 1:350 Scale - For the newest contestant in the Great Lexington Photo-Etch Derby we have set #3552, USS Lexington CV2 Trumpeter of China photo-etch super-detail set from Tom’s Modelworks. Tom’s provides two full sets of detail, which encompass not only the necessary standard gear for your Trumpeter Lexington, but also some extra goodies that go above and beyond the commonplace.
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Nimitz Aircraft Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, Toms Modelworks 1:350 Scale - Toms Modelworks produced a separate set of brass photo-etch devoted strictly to the F-14 Tomcats produced by Trumpeter in 1:350 scale but what about all of the aircraft that come with the big Trumpeter Nimitz. That poses no problem because with set #3548 Toms has all of the detail for all of the types of aircraft that come with the kit, including the F-4J Phantoms that served on the initial voyage of USS Nimitz CVN-68.
redball.gif (371 bytes) F-14 Tomcat Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, Toms Modelworks 1:350 Scale - For many the epitome of the modern naval fighter is the Grumman F-14 Tomcat. Toms Modelworks has produced a brass photo-etched detail set specifically designed to dress out twelve Trumpeter 1:350 scale Tomcats.
redball.gif (371 bytes) A Stroll Down FuMO Strasse, German Naval Radar, Toms Modelworks Brass Photo-Etch 1:350 Scale - Radars, radars and more radars, whether your Kriegsmarine warship needs an active FuMO or a passive FuMB this 1:350 scale brass photo-etch set from Toms Modelworks has them all. Whether it is a FuMO 23 for the Bismarck or a FuMO 30 for your U-Boat fleet, every German World War Two ship type has its radar covered in this fret. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Tom's Photo-Etch Set for the Boats of the 1:350 Banner Arizona by Bradford Chaucer 
Voyager Model
redball.gif (371 bytes) IJN Inclined Ladders, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale 1:350 Scale VND0311 - Voyager Model produces IJN Inclined ladders in 1:350 scale. This set VND0311 is entitled IJN Ladders 1
redball.gif (371 bytes) USN Twin Oerlikon 20mm AA Guns, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale, Set VND0603 - If you are building any late war USN warship larger than a destroyer, then odds are she carried twin Oerlikon mounts. With Voyager Model set VND0603 Twin 20mm Oerlikon AA Guns photo-etch set you can add these new weapons to your arsenal. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) German WWII Battleship Railing, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale, Set VND0106 - Railing, just as any other type of fitting, can have a unique national design. As a case in point, this shows the Voyager Model 1:350 scale set for German WWII battleship railing, set VND0106
redball.gif (371 bytes) IJN Type 96 Twin 25mm AA Gun Mounts, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale VND0605 - If you need something besides the plastic twin 25mm guns found in your 1:350 scale IJN warship kit, take a look at Voyager Model Type 96 Twin 25mm AA Guns in 1:350 scale, VND0605
redball.gif (371 bytes) Takao Class Cruiser Straight Railing, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale - Voyager Model  set VND0103 has two identical brass frets with straight railing for the Takao class in 1:350 scale. 
redball.gif (371 bytes)Oerlikon 20mm Single AA Guns with Tripod Mounts, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale - Voyager Model photo-etch set VND0602 provides for single 20mm Oerlikons with open tripod bases in 1:350 scale. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Modern USN Destroyer Superstructure Railing, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale Set VND0102 - For all modelers with a Dragon 1:350 scale Arleigh Burke class destroyer kit, the earlier Panda kit, or for that matter any kit of a modern USN subject, Voyager Model produces a brass fret of superstructure railing. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USN Life Rafts, Voyager Model 1:350 Scale, VND0302 - Here is another Voyager Model product, which provides greater detail for your 1:350 scale models. Voyager set VND0302 provides twelve round-corner Carley rafts in resin and brass. 
White Ensign Models
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Wasp LHD-1, The Ultimate Set, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale - GUNG HO, You mud marines! Whether being deployed from the sky or crawling across the beach, you can ride into battle in style by following Jarhead Hall with the White Ensign Models 1:350 scale brass photo-etch Ultimate Photo-Etch set for the USS Wasp LHD-1. With four frets of brilliantly designed relief-etched parts for the ship, aircraft, landing craft and vehicles of the Wasp, you can seize the objective and be back to your T-Bone steaks in your air-conditioned dining halls in no time. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Oliver Hazard Perry, USN FFG, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale - If you are getting or have an Academy 1:350 scale Oliver Hazard Perry frigate, White Ensign Models set 35118 is a must have accessory. The quality and quantity of these brass parts is exceptional. There is no doubt that employment of this set will dramatically improve the appearance of the plastic kit. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Nagato Class Japanese Battleship Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale Set - The only modeler that would be disappointed with the White Ensign Models 1:350 scale Nagato/Mutsu photo-etch set would be the terminally jaded. Those that are terminally jaded are looking for something different for WEM, something that is not top drawer. The terminally jaded will have to keep on looking because White Ensign Models has again sallied forth with a first class product. The WEM Nagato set provides two large frets of plentiful parts of sparkling quality, beautifully designed and executed and topped off with the best instructions in the industry. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Takao Class Japanese Heavy Cruiser Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale, Set WEM PE35100 - Grasshoppers! Your time has arrived. More perfect than any cherry blossom at Kyoto is the White Ensign Models brass photo-etch set for 1:350 scale Takao class heavy cruisers. With the fittings found in WEM PE35100 your Takao class will be the pride of the Pacific. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USN Doors & Hatches, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale, Set PE 3592 - White Ensign Models has released a new 1:350 scale USN Doors and Hatches set. There are twenty-one different doors or hatches designs included in this product, with options to pose tour doors and hatches open or closed. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) 40mm Bofor's Ammunition Racks, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale, Set PE 3591 - For those modelers who wish to model the Tamiya 1:350 scale model of the USS Missouri to the Nth degree, White Ensign Models has produced a brass photo-etch set of the ammunition racks that lined the interiors of the Bofor 40mm positions of the battleship. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Buckley Class Destroyer Escort / Captain Class Frigate Photo-Etch Set, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale - With White Ensign Models set WEM-3594 for the Trumpeter 1:350 scale Buckley class destroyer escort, you have the parts to add fine detail to the USN DE or Captain class RN frigate. With your DE sporting these fine parts you’ll be so pleased that you’ll join Mad Pete and Dance Like an Egyptian
redball.gif (371 bytes) HMS Hood, Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, "The Ultimate Set", White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale - This set is called "The Ultimate Set" by White Ensign Models. Is this hyperbole? That is hard to say. WEM has the first set of 1:350 scale photo-etch detail for the Trumpeter HMS Hood. However, whatever the future may bring, this WEM product packs incredible detail into almost every piece of brass included in this large set. Further WEM certainly brings a long and distinguished pedigree of superb production values and none more so than their history with photo-etch for a Hood in this scale. The Ultimate Set? – Don’t bet against White Ensign Models
redball.gif (371 bytes) Borodino/Kniaz Suvorov, Brass Photo-Etch Set, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale - The epic voyage of the Russian 2nd Pacific Squadron may have ended in tragedy in the Straits of Tsushima. However, with White Ensign Models brass photo-etch set PE3567, your 1:350 scale Eastern Express models of Kniaz Suvorov or Borodino can triumph and look as resplendent as for the Tsar’s inspection. You can add spit and polish to these battleships and not have to holystone the deck. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Bismarck/Tirpitz, Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale - Through application of the finery of White Ensign Models Bismarck Brass Photo-Etched Set in 1:350 Scale WEM 3529, you can hold your head high in any soiree at the most fashionable cabaret on Unter der Linden with your 1:350 scale Bismarck
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS North Carolina, Brass Photo-Etch Super Set, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale - Mad Pete is at it again. As he cheerfully whistled his favorite show tunes, he prepared an outstanding two fret super-detail brass set for the 1:350 scale USS North Carolina by Trumpeter. Now thanks to Mad Pete and White Ensign Models you can get your Show Boat ready for the South Pacific.
redball.gif (371 bytes) Russian Deck Vehicles for the Admiral Kuznetsov, Brass Photo-Etch Set, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale - Is your build of the Trumpeter 1:350 scale kit of the Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov organized? Are you up for the long haul? Without the latest set from Peter Hall and White Ensign Models, your brass teamsters won't have the big rigs that they need to haul the goods on this big Russian flat top.
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Nimitz "The Ship" Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale - How does White Ensign Models pack such detail into their photo-etch sets? The secret is revealed in this smashing exposé by SteelNavy, that paragon of yellow tabloid journalism. See Mad Pete and the Token Yank go about researching minute detail for this two fret set of relief etched detail for the early fit USS Nimitz CVN-68 and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower CVN-69 in 1:350 scale for the Trumpeter kit.
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Nimitz Air Wing Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale - White Ensign Models has released their 1:350 scale brass photo-etch detail set for the aircraft found in the Trumpeter Nimitz kit. As usual those Battling Britons have done an exceptional job on providing all of the parts necessary for the air wing of the kit with full exterior detail, full interior detail and oodles of carrier deck equipment with WEM PE# 3563.
redball.gif (371 bytes) USN Ultra Fine Railing, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale - We are still almost a month away from February 14 but Geoff Cook has already asked the USN Ultra Fine Railing brass photo-etch set in 1:350 scale from White Ensign Models to be his Valentine. Geoff has clearly fallen in love with the shapely good looks of this Philly from Britain. In this missive, Geoff expresses his undying love for this set. Review by Geoff Cook.
redball.gif (371 bytes) Bismarck & Tirpitz Brass Superstructure Decks, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale - Designed specifically for the Tamiya 1:350 scale models of Bismarck and Tirpitz, one of the newest brass photo-etch frets from White Ensign Models provides brass decks for the superstructure of the German battleships. Each deck has specific wooden plank, anti-skid tread or other unique deck textures that are not found on the Tamiya pieces. Usage of this set should dramatically improve the appearance and accuracy of the finished model. Review by Steve Backer. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Sovremenny, Project 956 & 956E Brass Photo-Etched Set, White Ensign Models 1:350 Scale - White Ensign Models has released another two fret brass photo-etched set. This time WEM PE3560 is specifically designed for the Trumpeter 1:350 scale modern Russian destroyer Sovremenny. As usual WEM throws in everything, including an instrument panel with readout dials for the Helix helicopter that is included in the kit. Since Trumpeter produces kits of the original and modified Sovremenny designs, the set includes optional parts for both the original Project 956 design and the modified Project 956E design of subsequent units. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Arleigh Burke, Brass Photo-Etch in 1:350 Scale from White Ensign Models - No doubt about it. Peter Hall was busy during the fall equinox as he has conjured up the White Ensign Models brass photo-etch fret in 1:350 scale for the Arleigh Burke Class destroyers. WEM PE 3550 is reviewed by Steve Backer. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Essex Three Fret Set for the 1:350 Trumpeter Kit - White Ensign Models has thrown their hat into the ring for photo-etch for the 1:350 Essex Class carriers in 1:350 scale. By including three frets in this set, WEM PE 3536, there is complete coverage of early and late fits for ships in the class. The set has multiple options that should allow modeling almost any ship in the class, as they appeared in World War Two. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USN World War Two Floater Net Baskets in 1:350 Scale - The floater net basket appeared on almost every type of warship in the USN fleet by 1944. Easily stored with fairly large capacity, it was the USN answer for life saving measures for larger and larger crews. Now you can provide for the safety of your 1:350 scale crews, for White Ensign Models with their new brass photo-etch fret WEM PE 3556 has 102 floater net baskets in two different styles on this fret. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USN Anti-Aircraft Weapons & Fittings Brass Photo-Etch -White Ensign Models has released a super detail brass photo-etch fret in 1:350 scale for the smaller USN AA weapons of World War Two. The fret, WEM PE 3555, has parts for 60 single 20mm Oerlikons, 10 twin 20mm Oerlikons, and fittings for 18 40mm Quad Bofors mounts. This article by Steve Backer looks at the history of the weapons and what you get from White Ensign Models
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Hornet CV-8, Interior Fittings and Accessories WEM 1:350 Photo-Etched Fret - White Ensign Models has done it again in introducing a new level of detail. This ground breaking fret is designed to detail the interior hangar deck of the USS Hornet CV-8 produced in 1:350 scale. This fret will have you looking into fiber optics and light filaments in order to "light up" the hangar. Review by Steve Backer. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Hornet CV-8 "The Airwing" WEM 1:350 Scale Photo-Etched Set - As White Ensign Models did with their Enterprise CVN-65 1:350 scale frets, WEM has produced a separate brass photo-etched fret, designed as always by Peter Hall, for the aircraft of the carrier, in this case the USS Hornet CV-8. The fret has something for everybody, with some stellar aircraft parts. Review by Steve Backer. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Hornet CV-8 1:350 Scale Photo-Etched Set from White Ensign Models - White Ensign Models has thrown their hat in the ring in the production of a comprehensive brass photo-etched fret for the Trumpeter 1:350 scale kit of the USS Hornet CV-8. Review of "The Ship"  fret by Steve Backer. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Yamato 1:350 Scale, Brass Photo-Etched Detail Set from White Ensign Models - Peter Hall has done it again. The White Ensign Models two fret set for the 1:350 scale Tamiya Yamato/Musashi is packed with incredible detail. Review by Steve Backer. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Enterprise CVN-65 Brass Fret - White Ensign Models has produced a large brass fret designed for the Tamiya 1:350 scale USS Enterprise. The fret is reviewed by Steve Backer. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) Aircraft Wing for the Big E - A look at the White Ensign Models photo-etched brass fret dedicated to the aircraft of the 1:350 scale Tamiya USS Enterprise CVN-65
Wiener Modellbau Manufactur
redball.gif (371 bytes) K.u.K. Krigsmarine Railing and Anchor Chain, Wiener Modellbau Manufactur 1:350 Scale - When it comes to installing railing on your latest 1:350 scale K.u.K. Kriegsmarine warship, there is no need to wire the Schloß Schönbrunn. The solution is simply an e-mail to the ancient Imperial and Royal capital of Vienna to Wiener Modellbau Manufactur. 
Yankee ModelWorks
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS North Carolina, Brass Photo-Etch Set, Yankee Modelworks 1:350 Scale - With their 1:350 scale brass photo-etch set for the Trumpeter USS North Carolina, Yankee Modelworks provides all of the ingredients to refit your Showboat so that it will be fit for the IPMS show. Almost every portion of the model will be refitted with fine brass parts to replace solid plastic pieces or supplemental detail not included in the kit. 
redball.gif (371 bytes) USS Lexington CV-2, Brass Photo-Etch Detail Set, Yankee Modelworks 1:350 Scale - Welcome race fans, to the great Lady Lex Photo-Etch Derby. A mighty gathering of photo-etch fillies have come together for this first major photo-etch race of 2005. All of the established favorites are there but for this event the first to cross the finish line is the first time photo-etch set effort of Yankee Modelworks. YMW designed this two fret set specifically for the Trumpeter 1:350 scale Lexington.

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