A.B&K Models are a new brand to me. They have been going for a while and until now they have produced resin kits and accessories; now we have their first injection moulded kit.
Whats in the box? The kit comes in a white card box with a full colour top cover in the same style as Copper State Models, Wingsy Kits and a few others. Inside we get four small sprues of medium-grey plastic, a sheet of decals with markings for two aircraft, instruction booklet, and a single clear part. (A full inbox review is included in our April issue, SAM 42 03)
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