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SP-5B Marlin

Caracal Models 1/72 SP-5B Marlin Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review December 2015 Manufacturer Caracal Models
Subject SP-5B Marlin Scale 1/72
Set Number 72040 Pros Unique subjects
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Novice
MSRP (USD) $13.99    

First Look

Here is a the latest from Caracal, this set provides seven distinctive marking options for the Hasegawa 1/72 SP-5B Marlin kit. These decals are all printed single layer by Microscale and the printing looks great as usual.

SP-5B Marlin SP-5B Marlin

The aircraft presented in this set include:

  • SP-5B, 135505, VP-45, LN/8, USN, Task Group Delta, 1961
  • SP-5B, 135482, VP-48, SF/3, USN
  • SP-5B, 135527, VP-49, LP/4, USN
  • SP-5B, 137931, VP-31, RP/16, USN, 1962
  • SP-5B, 135539, VP-48, SF/3, USN
  • SP-5B, 27F.4, Flotille 27F, French Navy, 1960
  • SP-5B, 440, Flotille 27F, French Navy, 1963

This set includes a nice set of airframe markings for one example.

For more information about this set and the other releases from Caracal Models, visit their website at http://caracalmodels.com.

My sincere thanks to Caracal Models for this review sample!

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