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1/32 Scale
MiG-3 Decals

Part 2

More MiGs



Data Decals



Catalogue Number: DD32002 - MiG-3 (late version) More MiGs
Scale: 1/32
Contents and Media: Waterslide decals plus instructions and notes
Price: USD$9.50 from Data Decals website
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Worthy donor kit; great selection of colourful marking options; informative instructions and helpful diagrams; well-printed decals in perfect register; minimal and thin carrier film
Recommendation: Recommended


Reviewed by Brett Green

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Earlier this year, Data Decals released a set of decals for Trumpeter's 1/32 scale MiG-3. A new set is now available for even more variety.

Data Decals presents another interesting selection of colour schemes and markings for late-version MiG-3s.

Specific subjects are

  • "White 12" with overall green upper surfaces and an unusually large star on the fin

  • "Black 36" in a winter whitewash scheme with replacement panels and a red star on the tip of the spinner. This star is sensibly supplied as separate decals for each "point", with a few spares thrown in for good measure.

  • "Yellow 27" This interesting MiG is finished in "tiger stripes" which are probably two shades of green

  • "White 44" in Black and Green disruptive camouflage

  • "White 64" Overall green upper surfaces with patchy dark green overspray; and big underwing stars

Instructions comprise a double-sided A4 colour diagram sheet and a second A4 page with a text description of each aircraft, modelling tips and a list of references. The colour illustrations include very helpful plan and profile views..

The decals are well printed and in perfect register. This is especially important for the option with a narrow white outline to the red star.

Data Decals' second release lives up to the high quality of their earlier offering, and provides even more interesting options for Trumpeter's big MiG-3.


Thanks to Data Design for the review sample.

Data Decals' MiG-3 Decals are available from their website at http://www.datadecals.com.pl and from hobby outlets

Review Copyright 2004 by Brett Green
Page Created 20 July, 2004
Last updated 21 July, 2004

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