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PostPosted: Tue 11 Jun 2013 23:29 pm 
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Having recently completed an ATF Build Review of the 1/48th scale Airfix kit of the Supacat Jackal I felt the need for a better set of wheels sporting a more realistic tyre tread pattern, thankfully the French company Gaso.line came to the rescue, they produce two sets GAS48110A which has four wheels for the Jackal and GAS48110B which contains 6 wheels suitable for the Coyote. The wheels are cast in a pale grey resin and are feature very well detailed tyre tread in the pattern actually used on the vehicles concerned

http://www.phpshopxml.com/quakit.shop/C ... /GAS48110K

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I have purchased a few sets of these as you can see above, oddly, although the tyre detail is a vast improvement on the Airfix supplied version, the hubs on the Gaso.line wheels are not quite as detailed as the Airfix kit hubs, I would suppose that this could be dealt with by removing the hubs from the resin pieces and cutting the Airfix hubs off to use a replacements.

Here are the two types, Airfix on the top row

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and a close up

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You can probably make out the finer hub detail on the Airfix part but the more detailed tyre wins out for me, these make a vast improvement to the look of the Airfix kit even with the softer hub detail and in my humble opinion the Jackal and Coyote kits certainly deserve to have a set of these fitted

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The Jackal set of 4 wheels sells for 5 Euros and the Coyote set (6 wheels) for 6,67 Euros.

Gaso.line also make replacement wheels for the Airfix Land Rovers along with a set of etched brass grills they also produce a stowage and weapons set for the Jackal/Coyote

http://www.phpshopxml.com/quakit.shop/C ... chTitlefor

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(I have no connection with Gaso.line other than as a very satisfied customer)


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PostPosted: Wed 12 Jun 2013 06:35 am 
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I like the tread pattern better on the aftermarket wheels. More suited for rougher terrain with stronger grip :nod: Great model. :thumb:

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PostPosted: Mon 12 Aug 2013 02:22 am 
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Their site is a bit of a mess isn't it.....Hard to find what you are looking for! :hithead:

I found the wheels, but the stowage set eludes me? :help:

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PostPosted: Mon 12 Aug 2013 16:54 pm 
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Here is the link Andy, not much stowage included really

http://www.phpshopxml.com/quakit.shop/C ... /GAS48112K

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PostPosted: Mon 12 Aug 2013 23:11 pm 
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Cheers Stu.....Unfortunately the link just dumps me on their homepage for some reason? :?

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I'm getting the links ok. The wheels are 'out of stock', :cry:


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Yep, it's cos I'm using IE at the moment.....When I cut & paste the link into Chrome it worked fine. :roll:

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PostPosted: Tue 13 Aug 2013 16:50 pm 
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You can also type Jackal in the search box (not the one with the two** in it), it then brings up all the accessories for the Jackal/Coyote.

I must agree it is a flipping awkward site to find anything on though :hithead:

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PostPosted: Wed 04 Sep 2013 13:10 pm 
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Really struggling to find a set of these for my Jackal.....Does anyone know of a UK stockist that actually has some? :?:

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If you find one Sarge please let me know ... and I will be ordering a set too


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I've found an alternative set, from Rhino Models, via A2Zee Models, reviewed on Britmodeller, here: http://www.britmodeller.com/forums/inde ... 148-rhino/

I've ordered a set, so we'll see how they look.....I'm a bit concerned they will all be oriented identically on the model. :nailbite:

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PostPosted: Tue 24 Sep 2013 16:43 pm 
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They also look a little to angular if you know what I mean, the tyre wall look too flat where as the Gasoline ones seem more rounded, the hub detail looks sharper on these though.

May order some Land Rover sets, they look OK

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