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Lifelike Decals

Lifelike Decals 1/72 Republic P-47D Thunderbolt Part 3 Decal First Look

By Michael Benolkin

Date of Review May 2008 Manufacturer Lifelike Decals
Subject Republic P-47D Thunderbolt Part 3 Scale 1/72
Set Number 72010 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 the Tamiya 1/72 P-47 kits. This set addresses a camouflaged and a bare metal Razorback as well as a bare metal Bubbletop.

P-47D P-47DP-47D

This decal set provides markings for three aircraft:

  • P-47D-1-RE, 42-7945, 334 FS/4 FG, QP-D, Spring 1943, 'Plainheld'
  • P-47D-25-RE, 42-26628, 62 FS/56 FG, LM-C, Jul 1944, 'Rozzie Geth II'
  • P-47D-15-RE, 42-76165,83 FS/78 FG,HL-C, Jan 1945

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!