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Lo-Viz US Navy Rhinos
F-4S Phantom II for Z-M Kit

Furball Aero Design, 1/48 scale

S u m m a r y :

Catalogue Number:

Furball Aero Design Item No. 48-064 – Lo-Viz US Navy Rhinos (for Zoukei-Mura F-4J / F-4S kits)

Scale:

1/48

Contents and Media:

Waterslide decals plus instructions and notes

Price:

USD$16.00 (sale price) plus shipping available online from Furball Aero-Design's website

Review Type:

First Look

Advantages:

Perfect Cartograf printing; thin carrier film; comprehensively illustrated instructions; 13 subjects covered.

Disadvantages:

 

Conclusion:

This is a high quality package with a large choice of subjects, extensive instructions and excellent decals. Furball's Lo-Viz US Navy Rhinos will be a great option for anyone planning to build the Z-M F-4S or F-4J Phantom kits.


Reviewed by Brett Green


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F i r s t L o o k

 

Furball Aero-Design has a growing range of decals for modern subjects as well as performing decal design services for model companies.

One of their current batch of releases is "Lo-Viz US Navy Rhinos" in 1/48 scale, designed specifically for Zoukei-Mura's F-4S and J Phantom kits.

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A whopping 13 US Navy subjects are covered - eleven F-4Ss and two F-4Js. They are finished in a pleasing variety of lo-viz grey schemes including three variations of the Ferris Scheme.

Subjects are as follows:

  • VF-74 F-4S 153877 (AA 101), USS Forrestal, 1982

  • VF-102 F-4J 157281 (AE 101), USS Independence, 1981

  • VF-103 F-4S 153862 (AA 201), USS Forrestal, 1982

  • VF-151 F-4S 153827 (NF 200), USS Midway, 1986

  • VF-161 F-4S 153808 (NF 100), USS Midway, 1982

  • VF-161 F-4S 155757 (NF 112), USS Midway, 1982

  • VF-161 F-4S 155897 (NF 113), USS Midway, 1982

  • VF-171 F-4S 155899 (AD 206), NAS Key West, 1983

  • VF-201 F-4S 155836 (AF 105), NAS Dallas, 1984

  • VF-302 F-4S 155900 (AD 201), NAS Miramar, 1981

  • VF-194 F-4J 153798 (NL 212), USS Coral Sea, 1977

  • VF-301 F-4S 155749 (ND 110), NAS Miramar, 1984

  • VF-302 F-4S 155864 (ND 204), NAS Miramar, 1983

Sufficient stencil markings are supplied for two complete models.

Comprehensive instructions are supplied over four letter-sized pages. These include large left-side and smaller upper and lower views of all subjects (large four-views for the Ferris options), general upper and lower schemes and stencil placement guide.

 

 

The decals are supplied on one large sheet (a bit bigger than A4) and one half sheet with two styles of walkway decals plus additional national and general markings.

 

 

Decals are in register and perfectly printed by Cartograf.

 

 

 

C o n c l u s i o n

 

This is a high quality package with a large choice of subjects, extensive instructions and excellent decals.

Furball's Lo-Viz US Navy Rhinos will be a great option for anyone planning to build the Z-M F-4S or F-4J Phantom kits.

Thanks to Furball Aero-Design for the sample.


Text and Images Copyright 2017 by Brett Green
This Page Created on 27 November, 2017
Last updated 28 November, 2017

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