Decals: Starfighter Decals USN at Guadalcanal, F11C-2/BFC-2 Comprehensive Markings, and USN Yorktown Class CV with Aircraft Markings 1942

Mark Tutton at Starfighter Decals has sent some of his newest sets for me to review, and they look great as usual. Following on his Pearl Harbor, Coral Sea and Midway sets, Mark’s latest set in that series is “USN at Guadalcanal” (Item# 72-139, $10.00). This is a great set which provides markings for for 4 different aircraft (F4F-4 Wildcats, SBD-3

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New 1/72 Decals From Starfighter Decals: USN at Coral Sea & Colorful Dauntless

Mark Tutton at Starfighter Decals graciously sent these two very colorful and great looking sets for review. Both decal sets are of extremely high quality, which we’ve all come to expect from Starfighter Decals. USN at Coral Sea May 1942 The first set,  USN at Coral Sea May 1942 (Item #72-137), covers three aircraft types: TBD, SBD, and F4F-3 Wildcats. The

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Ultracast resin accessories: Pilots and Props and Exhausts,Oh My! Oh yeah, and a tail wheel well

When it comes to enhancing the look of a model, I’ve always felt that nothing can add more impact to the final result than some great looking resin aftermarket accessories. Whether it is a set of wheels, a new prop, control surfaces, a cockpit or a wheel well, resin accessories are often one of the simplest ways to spruce things

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Product Review: Starfighter Decals, Pt. III- Photoetch and even more decals!

Monday we had a look at some gorgeous decal sets from Starfighter Decals. Then on Wednesday, we looked at some of the resin upgrade sets from Starfighter Decals. Today we will finish the week with some photoetch- and more decals! Many folks know of Starfighter Decals for the products they produce for Monogram’s classic 1930’s biplanes- the P-6E, F112-C, and F4B-4.

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Product Review: Starfighter Decals, Pt. II- Resin upgrade sets

Monday we had a look at some gorgeous decal sets from Starfighter Decals. Today, we’ll continue with our review of Starfighter Decals products, looking at some resin upgrade sets. (And don’t miss out on part III, with photoetch and more decals.) Though Mark Tutton produces many different decal, resin, and photoetch products, what Starfighter Decals is best known for are

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Product Review: Starfighter Decals, Pt.I- P-36, P-40B and a Pearl Harbor decal sets

One of the great things about modeling today is the huge variety of decals and aftermarket accessories available for the modeler to choose from. Whether it’s decals, resin sets, photo etch, or just about any other type of accessories, it’s a good bet someone in the world will be making it. Mark Tutton of Starfighter Decals is one of those people.

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Product Review: Modelshack’s 1/48 Cowl/Engine/Prop Update Set for Monogram or Great Wall P-61 Black Widow

Several years ago, Mark Buchler of Modelnerd’s Modelshack fame had released a resin cowl update set for the Monogram P-61. With the renewed interest in the P-61 thanks to Great Wall Hobby’s Black Widow kit, it was time for an update to that set. Mark’s new update will do double duty, working on both the Monogram and Great Wall kits.

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ModelShack’s Update Set for Lindberg’s 1/48 Curtiss F11C-2 Goshawk

Many folks may know Mark Büchler as “Modelnerd” on various model related forums. A few may remember the super-impressive scratch built cockpit and other additions he did a few years ago for Lindberg’s Goshawk kit that was posted on Fine Scale’s forum. He did an awesome job on that, and decided to make resin copies. He sold a few of those,

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