Corsair Update Sets from Barracuda Studios

Information supplied by Roy Sutherland

Barracuda Studios is pleased to announce a sneak preview of some exciting new detail sets for the exquisite 1/32nd scale F4U-1 Corsair just released by Tamiya.

This is just a quick overview of the new sets that will be going on sale next week at the IPMS/USA National Convention in Loveland, Colorado. The sets will also be available for Preorder on the Barracuda Studios website in the next few days. More sets will be coming later in the month.

BR32126 1:32 scale F4U-1 Corsair Early Engine Upgrade Set


Super detailed early style distributors and duplex-style ignition harness ring for F4U-1, and early F4U-1A Corsairs. Designed to fit Tamiya’s kit.

BR32118 1:32 scale Corsair Hellcat Wheels - Plain Tread


Super detailed resin wheels with 8 slot cast hub and untreaded tires as fitted to some F6Fs and F4Us during WWII. For all Corsair, Hellcat kits.

BR32119 1:32 scale Corsair Hellcat Wheels - Diamond Tread

Super detailed resin wheels with 8 slot cast hub and treaded tires as fitted to F6Fs and F4Us in WWII and after. For all Corsair, Hellcat kits.

BR32120 1:32 scale Corsair Hellcat Wheels - Postwar Tread

Super detailed resin wheels w 8 slot cast hub & ribbed/diamond treaded tires fitted to many F4U-4,-5,-7, Au-1s and postwar Hellcats. For all kits.

BC32129 1:32 scale F4U-1 Corsair Cockpit Stencils and Placards

This set contains nearly 50 tiny stencil markings that replicate nearly all of the markings found in the wartime F4U-1, -1A and -1D Corsair cockpits. Designed for the Tamiya kit, but will upgrade all kits.

More images and details will follow when the sets are officially released next week, but we thought you'd like a taste of what's to come!

Have a great weekend, and Happy Modelling! Roy

This article created on Friday, August 09 2013; Last modified on Friday, August 09 2013