HK Models 1/32 Avro Lancaster Mk. I – a closer look
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Somewhat overshadowed by all the recent frenzy about the Wingnut Wings’ big Lancaster, HK Models have been quietly working on completing their very own 1/32 kit of the famous RAF bomber.
And now it’s here.
Ready for release in December, the HK Models 1/32 Lancaster is huge, perfectly moulded and from what I could see, captures the various shapes and features of the Avro Lancaster very well.
Comparisons with the WnW offering will be inevitable. Based on my inspection of production-ready HK kit an the WnW early test shots, I’d say it will come down to your preference for the stressed skin effect, the extra bits and pieces of minute detail that a WnW kit may offer and also the price point – expect the WnW kit to be significantly more expensive of the two.
With a prospect of having two 1/32 Lancaster kits to choose between, this indeed is the Golden Age of modelling. Based on its very own merits, the HK Models Lancaster is a vwry impresaive and well-engineered product which just ask to be built. It’s big, it’s well made and it’s here.
The rest of the story is in the pictures.
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