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RCAF Standard Roundels

 

 

Leading Edge Decals
Standard Markings Series

 

S u m m a r y

Catalogue Number: LE005 1/72 - RCAF Standard Roundels
LE006 1/48 - RCAF Standard Roundels
Scale: 1/72; 1/48
Contents and Media: See Details Below
Price: TBA
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Well printed with a minimum of carrier film; versatile with multiple sizes supplied; ideal for RCAF modellers
Disadvantages:  
Recommendation: Recommended

 

Reviewed by Rodger Kelly


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FirstLook

 

Here are some more sheets from the guys at Leading Edge Models for fans of the Royal Canadian Air Force.  This time they contain full colour national insignia in both 1/72 and 1/48 scale. 

  • LE.005 provides sets in 1/72 scale: 

ten x 16 inch                 sixteen x 24 inch           six x 30 inch 

nine x 48 inch               two x 60 inch                four x 84 inch 

  • LE.006 provides the same in 1/48 scale: 

eight x 16 inch              ten x 24 inch                 two x 30 inch 

three x 48 inch              two x 60 inch                two x 84  inch 

The decals themselves have been silk screen printed in Canada by an un-named company and unlike the majority of "letter and number" sheets, each roundel is separately printed and has minimal and evenly spaced film surrounding it.  They are sharply printed and a little thicker that the ones you see from Microscale.  If I had to make a comparison to a known type I would say that they are of similar thickness to the ones you see from Cartograf. 

There is no instruction sheet provided and the main decal sheet is taped by double-sided tape to a piece of thin cardboard that acts as a backing sheet.  The backing sheet and decal sheet come packed in a clear plastic zip-loc bag. 

A good effort from Leading Edge Models that will gladden the heart of modelers of Royal Canadian Air Force aircraft. 

Recommended.

Thanks to Dave Koss at Leading Edge for the review sample
 


The full range of Leading Edge Models products can be viewed at www.lemdecal.com

The product range can be ordered by contacting Leading Edge at lemdecal@telusplanet.net or by snail mail (E, 83 Skyline Cres., N.E. Calgary, AB, T2K 5X2 Canada)


Review Copyright 2004 by Rodger Kelly
This Page Created on 28 March, 2004
Last updated 27 March, 2004

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