1/72 & 1/48 Decals
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Description and Price:
||BD9 1/48 Canadian CF-101 Voodoo
BD10 1/72 Canadian CF-101 Voodoo Decals CAN$6.49
||1/72 and 1/48
|Contents and Media:
||One full-sized decal sheet, one
smaller decal sheet and one correction.
||Wide range of subjects; well
printed; perfect registration; silver nicely reproduced; comprehensive
instruction sheet; colourful rudder markings; in time for the 2001
re-release of the F-101B Voodoo.
||Recommended to all Voodoo and CAF
by Brett Green
HyperScale is proudly sponsored by Squadron.com
Belcher Bits is a Canadian company that produces kits, conversions
and decals for Canadian and other subjects. Products to date include
correction and conversion tails for Monogram's PBY Catalinas, an RCN
TBM-3E and AS-3 conversion for the Accurate Miniatures Avenger, Sea King
modifications, and full resin kits of the Canadair CT-114 Tutor,
Sikorsky S-51 and the Westland Lynx.
Belcher Bits' latest decal releases are for Canadian CF-101 Voodoos.
The same subjects are covered in both the 1/72 and 1/48 scale sheets.
full decal sheet is supplemented with another sheet one-third of its
size. A tiny sheet with extra stencil detail is also included. The
decals are well printed with very thin carrier film. Registration is
perfect, and the colours look good.
The instructions are quite comprehensive. Three letter-sized, black
and white sheets are supplied. Two of these are printed double-sided.
This amount of paper is necessary to describe the nine subject aircraft.
Each aircraft has a side-view drawing and a text description. The
sequence of subjects reads like a history of the Voodoo in Canadian
service from 1961 to 1985. All major operational schemes and markings
are covered. Limited stencil markings are supplied, as are one set of
large wing walkway guides.
Although the modeller may use the instructions as a guide, the
generic numbers and markings on the decal sheet may be used to represent
any Voodoo in Canadian service until it was replaced by the CF-18 in
The majority of the schemes are overall natural metal, but rudder
stripes and fuselage flashes liven up several subjects. The variation of
national and unit markings adds interest too.
This decal set will be a
Thanks to Mike from Belcher
Bits for the review sample.
Belcher Bits Decals are
available at hobby shops and retailers
Review Copyright © 2001 by Brett
This Page Created on 25 June, 2001
Last updated 22 July, 2003
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