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VFA-82 “AFLAC” Marauders


available in
1/72 & 1/48 scales


Twobobs Decals



S u m m a r y

Catalogue Number and Description:

48-078 / 72-035 F /A-18C VFA-82 “AFLAC” Marauders

Scale: available in both 1/48 and 1/72 scale
Contents and Media: See text below
Price: each USD$9.50 with free shipping online from http://www.twobobs.net
Review Type: FirstLook
Advantages: Decals in register and with minimal carrier film; full color instructions
Recommendation: Recommended.

Reviewed by Mike Reeves

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Well the VFA-82 Marauders have finally done it!! They went and painted the single ugliest paint scheme ever applied to an F/A-18 Hornet!! The so called AFLAC Hornet has been given justice by Two Bobs in both 1/48 and 1/72 scales. I will let the image of the instruction sheet speak for itself.

The decal sheet is very colorful to say the least. On both sheets you get markings for only the AFLAC Hornet as the markings pretty much take up the entire sheet. The decals are super thin and my samples are in perfect register with good color density on the white and yellow of the birds head. Both sheets even include the markings for the centerline tank if you wish to install it on your kit.

The instructions are full color and both have a half page photo of the AFLAC Hornet in flight. This photo alone will help the modeler with painting and weathering. On the back page of the instructions there are 12 more photos of the actual jet for your reference. I really like the fact that Two Bobs do this as it helps put a “face” if you will on the aircraft you are planning on making. Also of note on this particular jet is the near complete lack of stencils. Ob has included all of the stencils on the decal sheet.

Personal feelings on the appearance of this jet aside, the decals are still superb and very well researched. It is indeed a very colorful jet. I guess beauty is indeed in the eye of the beholder!! J

This sheet and any other Two Bobs sheets can be ordered direct from Bob Sanchez at http://www.TwoBobs.net


Thanks to Bob Sanchez at Two Bobs for the review sample.

Twobobs Decals are available online directly from their website at http://www.twobobs.net

Images and Text Copyright 2004 by Mike Reeves
This Page Created on 17 October, 2004
Last updated 17 October, 2004

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