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Bubbletop Mustangs

Euro Decals, 1/32 scales

 

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Catalogue Number, Description and Price

Euro Decals Item No. ED-48119 - Bubbletop Mustangs

GBP£28.99 plus shipping available online from Fantasy Printshop

Review Type: One large and one small decal sheet; eight page instructions.
Review Type: First Look
Advantages: Nice variety of markings for six subjects; perfectly printed; rich opaque colours.
Disadvantages:  
Conclusion: High quality and varied markings for a range of P-51D Mustang kits.

Reviewed by Brett Green


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FirstLook

 

In addition to printing high-quality markings for other decal companies, Fantasy Printshop also produces their own decals under the brand name of Euro Decals. Until recently these have tended to be national markings, serials and codes, and generic decals, but we are starting to see a flurry of decal releases for specific aircraft subjects.

 

 

The latest of these cover late bubbletop Mustangs - P-51D, F-51D and Mustang Mk.IV. Two earlier sets featuring the same subjects were released last year in 1/72 and 1/48 scales, and now it is the turn of 1/32 scale.

Markings are supplied for six subjects in a variety of finishes and colourful markings. it is a very cosmopolitan collecton, with six different nationalities on the one sheet.

 

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Subjects are:

  • NORTH AMERICAN MUSTANG MK.IV, KH673 GL-N, “SWEETPEA”, 5 SQN. SAAF, ITALY, APRIL 1945

  • NORTH AMERICAN F-51D MUSTANG K”, 1 SQN., ROKAF, CHINHAE AIR BASE, AUGUST 1950

  • NORTH AMERICAN MUSTANG  MK.IV, NZ2427, “27”, 3 SQN. TERRITORIAL AIR FORCE, RNZAF, LATE 1940S

  • NORTH AMERICAN P-51D MUSTANG, 44-11222, CV-I, “JOLIE HÉLÈNE”, 368TH FS, 359TH FG, USAAF, 1945

  • NORTH AMERICAN J-26 MUSTANG, 26115, “K/4”, F.4, FRÖSÖN, SWEDEN, 1951

  • NORTH AMERICAN F-51D MUSTANG, A68-563, O-MP, RAAF, 1945

National markings are provided for all the options, so you can finish six models with this good-value release.

Instructions are supplied in an eight page stapled booklet with full colour four views and notes on each subject. Paint callouts for Humbrol, Xtracolor, Xtracrylix and Lifecolor are also included for each.

The decal sheets are printed perfectly by Fantasy Printshop. TColours look great, and the glossy printing is in register.

 

 

There is one large sheet and a smaller sheet with some additional markings.

 

 

This is a very welcome release from Fantasy Printshop for any P-51D Mustang kit with the fin fillet.

Thanks to Fantasy Printshop for the review sample


Euro Decals and Fantasy Printshop Decals are available online via Fanstasy Printshop's website


Review Text and Images Copyright 2019 by Brett Green
Page Created 24 January, 2019
Last updated 24 January, 2019

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