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Lifelike Decals

Lifelike Decals 1/48 Republic P-47D Thunderbolt Part 6 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review May 2008 Manufacturer Lifelike Decals
Subject Republic P-47D Thunderbolt Part 6 Scale 1/48
Set Number 48024 Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $16.50

First Look

Lifelike Decals from Japan turns out some colorful and nicely printed subjects. In this set, we have three distinctive P-47 Thunderbolts that will definitely compliment either the Hasegawa or Tamiya 1/48 P-47 kits. This set addresses a camouflaged Razorback and two bare metal Bubbletops.

P-47D P-47D

This decal set provides markings for three aircraft:

  • P-47D-30-RA, 44-33087, 514 FS/406 FG, O7-R, 'Blooms Tomb'
  • P-47D-4-RA, 42-22762, 63 FS/56 FG, UN-S, 'Tinkle'
  • P-47D-28-RA, 42-29173, 510 FS/405 FG, 2Z-V, 'Rain-Dear'

As you can see in the decal image, this set comes complete with a full set of national markings, distinctive unit markings, and a wealth of maintenance stencils. If you're looking for a colorful alternative that isn't from the mainstream Superscale/Eagle Strike/Aeromaster line-up, here is a nice way to be different!

You can purchase these decals directly from Lifelike Decals. My sincere thanks to Lifelike Decals for this review sample!