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Kits at War K4/5
Avro Manchester, Lancaster B.I, Meteor Mk. 4, Seafire FR.III

Dutch Decal

 

S u m m a r y

Catalogue Number: K4/5
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: More brave choices for limited run models; colourful and interesting subjects; perfect registration.
Disadvantages: MDC's Seafire conversions are in limited supply (I know because I am trying to find one!)
Recommendation: Recommended.

 

Reviewed by Brett Green

 

FirstLook

 

I really must repeat my commendation of Dutch Decal for their ongoing commitment to short-run kits and conversions. This release covers subjects unlikely to be touched by the major decal companies.

Sheet K4/5 supplies decals for the big 1/48 scale Avro Manchester conversion from Paragon, a Lancaster B.I in early-war markings; Aeroclub's vacform Meteor Mk.4 and the MDC Seafire III conversion. 

A single set of national markings is provided for the two big bombers, but the Seafire and Meteor are supplied with full markings for each aircraft.

This sheet will delight any modellers planning to build any of these interesting aircraft.

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

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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