Aber from Poland has produced two different sets of turned brass barrels for 1:700 scale HMS Hood kits. Which one you get depends upon if the kit turrets have blast bags or don't have them. The first set of photographs show the Aber L-08 set with longer barrels for kits without blast bags on the turrets.

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In contrast the next series of photographs depict the Aber L-09 set with shorter barrels for kits that come with blast bags. Also included are a couple of photographs contrasting both sets for comparison of their respective lengths.

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Georgetown Hobbies is the distributor of Aber ordnance. The sets are carried by many retail outlets, including AAA Model Hobbies and Pacific Front

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