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1/48 Japanese Type 97 7,7mm machine gun barrels

Product # AM-48-022

Product Article by Steve Bamford on Mar 23 2021

      

This latest release from Master features a pair of 1/48 Japanese Type 97 7,7mm machine gun barrels (2pcs) machined out of brass.  Standard Japanese aircraft machinegun during World War II.  Set can be used in all model kits in 1:48 scale.  These were used on many fighters and bombers. The set includes two turned brass barrels with drilled cooling jacket. It is very simple to use in Your model, and makes it extremely realistic. Simply cut off the original plastic barrel and drill a hole in the remaining plastic parts and insert the metal barrel using Cyanoacrylate adhesives.

 

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The quality of the machining has to be seen to be appreciated........these are amazingly detailed and of the highest quality.  This set includes 2 turned brass barrels. It is very simple to use on your model, and makes it extremely realistic. Simply cut off the original plastic barrel and drill a hole in the remaining parts and insert the metal barrel using Cyanoacrylate adhesives.

These gun barrels are loaded with fine detail and will look much better than the plastic kit parts. 

You can purchase these and other fine detail items directly from the Master website.   

Steve Bamford

Photos and text by Steve Bamford