Gold Medel Models PE review
Reviewed by Sean Hert
With the many recent 1/350 IJN releases, many of them simply need some etched railing to complete the project; or, perhaps you needs a few additional pieces of railing to complete a model. If either of this situations sounds familiar, GMM has a solution for you; a 1/350 IJN Railing set! This fret has 5 styles of railing, for a total of 6,000 scale feet of railing!
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Close-up shots of the photo etch fret.

The Five railing types;

  • Pre-curved bow railing
  • Canvas Covered Pipe Rails (canvas dodgers)
  • Railing Style 1: Chain Rails, for use on the main deck
  • Railing Style 2: Chain Rails, for use on the upper decks
  • Railing Style 3: Pipe Rails, for use on upper platforms, around searchlights, etc
The instructions are one page, with the normal GMM general assembly tips, some info on the railing types, and some recommended references.
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It's a fret of photo-etched railings- what more needs to be said? Any modeler who enjoys 1/350 Imperial Japanese navy subjects should add this set to their bag of tricks. This set would also be a great introduction for a modeler looking to try photoetch for the first time.

This is set #350-48 IJN Railings for $35.00 US. You can get it direct from Gold Medal Models or pick your set up wherever fine ship accessories are sold. Paypal is now accepted.