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Review Author
Pat Villarreal
Published on
Company
Twobobs Aviation Graphics
Scale
1:48
MSRP
$16.00

New decals of the F-16C Block 30B Nellis Cajun Aggressors in 1/48th scale is available from TwoBobs Aviation Graphics. Markings are for the 926th Wing, 706 Aggressor Squadron based out of Nellis AFB, Nevada, December 2023.

In the Package

There are two (2) decal sheets provided. The main sheet provides the colorful tail markings and stencils. The second sheet is smaller and has some dedicated stencils for the Kinetic kit and ECM pod. They are printed by Cartograf and have minimal excess clear film around the edges. The colors are vibrant and the registry is perfect.

This decal set has markings for 2 aircraft. One for the colorful splinter and tail scheme (SN 85-1501, Nicknamed: “FELON”) and the dark gray “Have Glass V” scheme (SN 86-0222). It also has markings for five AN/ALQ-167 ECM “Angry Kitten” Pods.

Review Author
Rod Lees
Published on
Company
Clear Prop
Scale
1:48
MSRP
$82.84

I am constantly impressed with companies in the Ukraine who still produce under the extreme situation of kinetic war. Clear Prop is not the first model I have purchased from them, and the kits have been, without question, some of the finest available on the planet. The Skyshark is one of those… I consider it an honor to review this kit, and express extreme gratitude to them for providing IPMS USA with this new release.

Review Author
Dave Morrissette
Published on
Company
Fab Scale
Scale
1/48
MSRP
$12.00

From Fab Scale comes a really nice addition to the 1/48th Tamiya F-14, a 3D printed set of intakes that are in white.

Inside the nice package are left and right intakes still attached to eh printing sprues. The packaging is great as it is firm and makes sure there is no damage to the parts.

Prep is simple, I used sprue nippers to cut off the printing supports. I sanded the end and the parts were good. I test fit the parts into the kit and they slide with in well and the intake fans for the engine from the Tamiya kit fit like a glove. Since they are printed in white, they can be added after the rest of the intakes are painted the correct color for you kit or you could also paint them. They are seamless so there is no need for sanding like the kit parts which are in two pieces.

Definitely recommended as both an enhancement and a time saver when building the kit.

My thanks to Fab Scale for the opportunity to review this set.

Review Author
Dave Morrissette
Published on
Company
ICM
Scale
1/16
MSRP
$60.00

Army of Ice includes three figures from the Game of Thrones universe including the Night King, the Great Other and a Wight. The set is three separate kits and each includes a base. The kits are molded in gray styrene with clear weapons for the Night King and Great Other. The Night King is 17 parts; the Wight is 17 parts and the Great Other is 15 parts. Also included are instruction sheets with one side showing the parts tree and color reference while the back shows the assembly of the parts. Also included are full size sheets of painting for color reference for each kit

Assembly is straightforward so what I want to do is highlight the differences and specifics of each kit.