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F/RF-4E Stencil Data - Black

Icarus Decals, 1/48 scale

S u m m a r y :

Catalogue Number:

Icarus Decals 48004 – F/RF-4E Stencil Data - Black

Contents and Media:

Single decal sheet containing enough stencils to decal one model Double sided A4 placement guide.

Price:

£9.16 plus postage available from Hannants
Other retailers are available via Icarus Decals website

Scale:

1/48 scale

Review Type:

First Look.

Advantages:

A great way to add additional visual interest to a Phantom.

Disadvantages:

A tedious way of adding visual interest to an F-4. No specific information suggesting what schemes used the black stencils. TO-1-1-4 for the F-4E and RF-4E is mentioned as the source of the data which may help here.

Conclusions:

If you need that additional bit wow factor, cover your Phantom with a set of these. Recommended.

Reviewed by Mick Drover


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FirstLook

 

What might be considered as an exercise in masochism by some or a relaxing way of burning up a Saturday afternoon (or several of them) by others is what this stencil sheet is all about. Icarus Productions have provided the true Phantom Phreak a complete set of stencils that will add a stack of visual detail to their F-4E or RF-4E Phantoms.

 

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Stencils have bee supplied for every nook and cranny of the airframe including external fuel tanks and stores pylons. The decals are of the highest quality as now expected by Cartograf who have printed this sheet. Technical Manual TO-1-1-4 is mentioned as the source of the stencils. If you’d like to check the accuracy of the item compared to the manual then feel free to do so as you can get it here. The instruction sheet suggests that most of the stencils are applicable to F-4B, C, D, F, G, J and S model Phantoms.

The placement guide is a double sided A4 sheet that includes clear guides for where the stencils are placed. An individual scrap view is shown for the stencils applied specifically to the RF-4E nose. Alternative stencils are also supplied for the various aircraft production batches. A word of caution though, modellers will need to be aware of the airframe that they are representing as the black stencils may not suit their model. Icarus Productions has however manufactured the same stencils in white and grey if needed.

 

 

Conclusion

 

Simply put, these stencils will be a fantastic addition to any 1/48 Phantom. If you can invest the time in placing each of the 300+ stencils then you’ll be rewarded with a striking model. Recommended.

Thanks to Icarus Decals for the sample


Text and Images Copyright 2013 by Mick Drover
Page Created 27 December, 2013
Last updated 30 December, 2013

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