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Vickers Supermarine Walrus Collection

Xtradecal,1/48 scale


Catalogue Number and Price:

Xtradecal Item No. X48174 - Vickers Supermarine Walrus Collection


GBP 6.66 (Export)

GBP 7.99 (EU price) plus shipping available online from Hannants



Contents and Media:

Waterslide decals (one full sheet) for eight subjects plus instructions and notes

Review Type:



High quality decals; full colour instructions; includes national markings; interesting markings and schemes.




A high quality decal release for the Classic Airframes or forthcoming Airfix Walrus. Highly Recommended.

Reviewed by Brett Green

Xtradecal's 1/32 Fw 190 Stab Decals will be available online from Squadron.com



Xtradecal has released a new decal sheet for the forthcoming 1/48 scale Supermarine Walrus, but it will be equally suitanle for the Classic Airframes kit.



Most of the subjects are finished in Dark Slate Grey and Extra Dark Sea Grey upper surfaces with Sky below, but three are in overall Silver Dope and one is counter-shaded with Light Slate Grey and Dark Sea Grey below the waterline and on the upper surface of the lower wings.

Details are as follows:

  • L2177/071 711 Flight HMS Sussex, Mediterranean Fleet 1938;

  • L2253 / J9G 714 Flight HMS Manchester China Station;

  • L2236 G9U 712 NAS FAA HMS Cumberland, Home Fleet 1939;

  • L2271 / 34 712 NAS FAA HMS Southampton, Home Fleet 1938-9;

  • W3040/ AA5R 751 Sqn RAFDundee, Scotland 1944

  • W3065/P HMS Victorious British Pacific Flight, Japan 1945;

  • W2771 / 9F 710 NAS FAA, HMS Albatross 1940;

  • HD908/BA D 227 Squadron RAF 1944-45;

One set each of pre-war, mid to late war and SEAC national markings are included, plus a few specialised extras.



Instructions for the decal sheet are in full colour across one folded double-sided A4 and one A5 sheet. Both side plus upper and lower views are provided for all eight aircraft. Stencils are not included.



Colour notes are supplied, along with model paint callouts for Xtracolor enamels and Xtracrylix acrylics.

The decals are beautifully printed and feature thin carrier film.



This release offers some interesting and options for modellers with the Classic Airframes kit already in their collection or who are planning to buy the Airfix 1/48 scale Walrus when it is released later this year.

Highly Recommended.

Thanks to Hannants for the review sample

Xtradecals are available online from Hannants' website

Review Text Copyright © 2017 by Brett Green
This Page Created on 6 February, 2017
Last updated 6 February, 2017

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