Gold Medal Models 1/350 GOLD PLUS HOOD EXTRA DETAILS 350-37A
This set is custom designed for the Trumpeter HMS Hood kit and is intended to complement GMM’s No. 350-37 Hood detailing set. It’s etched in slightly thicker brass for added depth of detail and contains the following items: Additional watertight doors in the correct sizes and in two styles including open and closed versions; additional fold-to-shape crutches (chocks) for all ship’s boats; complete set of 3-D relief-etched skylight covers for U.P. deck; highly accurate replacement davits and griping spars for two seaboats in choice of stowed and deployed positions; 3-D relief-etched thwarts and internal stern gratings for ship’s boats; additional detailed awning stanchions in bipod and tripod styles with matching drilling jigs for both; additional small handling davits in several styles; see-through window frames for fighting top; detailed fold-to-shape night life buoys with stowage racks; 3-D relief etched tampions for 15″ gun barrels; boat boom brackets for hull sides; highly detailed aircraft catapult and launching shuttle for 1929 – 1932 Hood; struts and propellers for Fairey floatplane provided for scratchbuilders; highly detailed aircraft recovery crane with rigging and hooks for 1929 – 1932 Hood; X-turret aircraft platform sections; detailed jackstaff with bullnose and ensign staff including braces & anchor lights; Extra eyebolts are provided for custom work. Numerous spare parts are furnished in the event of loss or damage.
This set is for experts wishing to add a higher level of detail or wanting to “back-date” the Trumpeter kit into an earlier version.