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Kits at War K4/4
Harvard, Beaufighter IIF, Hornet, Spitfires Mk. I, Mk. II and Mk. Vb

Dutch Decal

 

S u m m a r y

Catalogue Number: K4/4
Scale: 1/48 
Contents and Media: One 8" x 5.5" decal sheet, one 8" x 5" colour cover and 8" x 11" double-sided black and white instructions
Price: 15.95 Dutch Guilders (approximately US$6.60)
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Good selection of colourful subjects; nice colour drawings of all subjects on cover; donor kits readily available; nice to see marking options for vac and conversions (Hornet and Beaufighter II) national markings included; good registration and saturation.
Disadvantages:  
Recommendation: Recommended.

 

Reviewed by Brett Green

 

FirstLook

 

Dutch Decal's sheet K4/4 continues their focus on FAA and RAF subjects.

This sheet includes a natural metal Beaufighter, a yellow-bottomed Harvard TFS, a Hornet in camouflaged upper surfaces and PRU Blue underneath (with a very snazzy fuselage flash typical of British fighters of the 1950s), an all-black Spitfire Vb, a Spitfire IIc (an unusual armament variation) with yellow codes and finally, my personal favorite, a Spitfire I at the outbreak of war with black and white undersurfaces.

Vacform modellers and conversion-holics will be grateful to Dutch Decals for the variety of markings supplied for their Hornet and Beaufighter II kits. The opportunity to convert Tamiya's Spitfire I to a Spitfire IIc may also interest some modellers.

Registration is perfect on this sample sheet. The colours are rich and opaque.

This decal sheet represents another great opportunity to make your Spitfires, Beaufighters and Harvards stand out from the crowd. And if you have Dynavector's Hornet Mk. 3, this is a rare and relevant decal sheet for you!

Recommended.

Thanks to Luuk from Dutch Decal for the samples


Dutch Decals and accessories are available at the Dutch Decal Website


Review Copyright 2000 by Brett Green
Page Created 31 August, 2000
Last updated 22 July, 2003

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