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BarracudaCals 1/48 Lightning F1/F1A/F2/F3 Stencils Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review January 2009 Manufacturer BarracudaCals
Subject Lightning F1/F1A/F2/F3 Stencils Scale 1/48
Set Number S48001 Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $7.95

First Look

BarracudaCals is a relatively new line from the US which is focusing on areas overlooked by many other decal makers. In this set, we have a complete set of maintenance stencils for the Airfix 1/48 English Electric (BAC) Lightning, focusing on the earlier F.1, F.1A, F.2, and F.3 marks.


This set is rendered extremely sharp and readable where the original kit decals were slightly out of focus and slightly smeared. If you're going to go to all the trouble of rendering a bare metal Lightning out of the Airfix kit, you'll definitely want to step up the markings!

My sincere thanks to BarracudaCals Decals for this preview!