fündekals 1/48 F-104J/DJ Eiko Decal First Look
|Date of Review||November 2019||Manufacturer||fündekals|
|Set Number||48021||Pros||16 Colorful Subjects|
|Cons||None noted||Skill Level||Novice|
fündekals has just released a new decal set covering the F-104J Starfighter in 1/48 scale. This kit will work nicely with the Kinetic 1/48 F-104G/J kits as weill as the venerable Hasegawa 1/48 F-104G/J kits. What you receive is the decal set in a protective pouch and the instructions can be downloaded from either the HobbyZone USA or fündekals website.
Subjects covered in this set include:
- F-104J, 76-8703, 207 SQ, JASDF, Hyakuri AB, 1969
- F-104J, 46-8581, 201 SQ, JASDF, Chitose AB, 1971
- F-104J, 36-8516, Air Proving Group, JASDF, Gifu AB, 1972
- F-104J, 36-8538, 205 SQ, JASDF, Komatsu AB, 1973
- F-104J, 76-8707, 207 SQ, JASDF, Naha AB, 1975
- F-104J, 36-8536, Air Proving Wing, JASDF, Gifu AB, 1977
- F-104J, 76-8683, 206 SQ, JASDF, Hyakuri AB, 1977
- F-104J, 46-8606, 202 SQ, JASDF, Nyutbaru AB, 1979
- F-104J, 26-8507, 205 SQ, JASDF, Komatsu AB, 1979
- F-104J, 46-8641, 203 SQ, JASDF, Chitose AB, 1979
- F-104J, 46-8587, 202 SQ, JASDF, Nyutbaru AB, 1980
- F-104J, 36-8526, 204 SQ, JASDF, Nyutbaru AB, 1980
- F-104J, 36-8702, 204 SQ, JASDF, Nyutbaru AB, 1980
- F-104J, 46-8635, 207 SQ, JASDF, Naha AB, 1985
- UF-104J, 46-8600, Air Development and Test Wing, JASDF, 1993
- F-104J, 36-8563, 202 SQ, JASDF, Nyutbaru AB, 1981
This release provides a nice cross-section of subjects that span over 12 years of service for the Starfighter in Japan and include front-line interceptors, test aircraft, and aggressor schemes. fündekals also released a companion sheet that provide extensive airframe stencils and Hinomarus.
You can order this set with free shipping here.
My sincere thanks to HobbyZone USA for this review sample!