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Xuntong 1/48 scale Tupolev Tu-2S

By Chris Oglesby
Published: December 9, 2013
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Newcomer Xuntong Model’s first plastic model kit is a different one: The Soviet 1/48 scale Tupolev Tu-2 medium bomber is an interesting choice for a maiden voyage, to say the least.

Inside the box are nearly 400 gray styrene parts. Initially, I thought the molds looked OK. But after taking a closer look, I noticed that the panel lines were inconsistent. I also noticed quite a bit of mold-release agent on many of the parts. So, make sure to wash your parts before starting the build. 

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