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Yellow Wing Decals

Yellow Wing Decals 1/72 SOC-3 Seagull Part 1 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review January 2009 Manufacturer Yellow Wing Decals
Subject SOC-3 Seagull Part 1 Scale 1/72
Set Number 72013 Pros Markings for six examples
Cons   Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $13.95    

First Look

Yellow Wing Decals has entered the scene with an interesting specialty area - markings for USN Navy aircraft prior to World War II (hence the Yellow Wings name). These markings are printed by Microscale, so they are great quality by definition.

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This set provides some nice markings for the Hasegawa 1/72 Seagull kit. Markings are provided forsix examples:

  • SOC-3, 1075, VO-1, 1-O-7, USS Arizona, USS Nevada, USS Pennsylvania, 1937
  • SOC-3, 1068, VO-2, 2-O-1, USS Tennessee, USS Oklahoma, USS California, 1937
  • SOC-3, 1089, VO-3, 3-O-4, USS Idaho, USS Mississippi, USS New Mexico, 1937
  • SOC-3, 1110, VO-4, 4-O-1, USS West Virginia, USS Colorado, USS Maryland, 1937
  • SOC-3, 1127, VMS-2, 2-MS-7, San Diego, 1938
  • SOC-3, 1087, VCS-9, 9-CS-1, USS Honolulu, 1940

The set also includes several profiles and documentation to help you replicate the proper placement of the neutrality roundels to render an accurate model.

Yellow Wing Decals can be purchased directly from their website at www.yellow-wingsdecals.com.

My sincere thanks to Yellow Wing Decals for this review sample!

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