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Polish Helmets

(with liners)

Ultracast

 

S u m m a r y

Catalogue Number, Description and Price: AC35010 Polish Helmets 1939 (with liners)

Add shipping and handling to above: USD$4.00 in North America

Scale: 1/35
Contents and Media: Five parts in cream-coloured resin.
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Perfect casting; amazing and subtle cast texture; excellent detail; simple casting block removal and cleanup; useful as figure or armour accessories; Polish accessories are fairly scarce.
Disadvantages: Some of the carefully-cast texture will be removed when cleaning up the casting strip.
Recommendation: Highly Recommended.

 

Reviewed by Brett Green


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Ultracast present a new resin helmet set to compliment their range. This set includes five 1/35 scale Polish helmets from 1939.

As to be expected with Ultracast's products, these helmets are beautifully cast in pale yellow resin. Ultracast has faithfully reproduced the rough surface texture of the full-sized helmet. My eyesight isn't too bad, but I confess that I had to resort to a magnifying glass to really appreciate this subtle feature. Really nice work!

The helmets are identical. They are connected to a resin block via a thin wafer of material. The helmets may be snapped off and cleaned up with a sharp knife. 

The liner detail is very well done.

It is great to see these less well-covered subjects treated to Ultracast's high production values. These helmet sets will be very helpful for early-war dioramas

Recommended.

Thanks to Kevin at Ultracast for the review samples.


The full catalogue of Ultracast accessories, conversions and figures may be viewed and purchased at Ultracast's Web Site.


Review Copyright 2002 by Brett Green
Images Courtesy Ultracast Website
Page Created 03 March, 2002
Last updated 22 July, 2003

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