Ultracast 54015: 1/32 'Pappy' Boyington (Seated)


1/32 F4U Corsair


$24.95 CDN


Scott Van Aken


resin. S&h is $9.95 CDN  worldwide

Here is another superbly sculpted figure from Ultracast. This is by Mike Good, a person I feel is one of the finest figure sculptors around. His poses seem so natural and relaxed that they immediately fit into whatever scene you wish to put them. Frankly, you won't find a better sculpted figure.

This particular figure is of Gregory 'Pappy' Boyington so is undoubtedly designed to fit into the recent Tamiya 1/32 F4U Corsair. I'm sure it would fit into any other USN/USMC aircraft of this scale as well, though it may need a little bit of work. The kit has seven parts. A seated torso, head, arms, and legs. A separate chin strap is also provided. The hands are posed to hold the controls in one hand and to be on the throttles with the other. 

As usual, one simply preps it, paints it and removes it from the casting block. The cover image can be used as a painting guide. Well worth the effort as the parts are beautifully cast.

April 2015

Review copy courtesy of the fine folks at Ultracast. Visit them at their website.

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