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USN Cold War Cruisers

Starfighter Decals 1/500 USN Cold War Cruisers Decal First Look

by Michael Benolkin

Date of Review March 2019 Manufacturer Starfighter Decals
Subject USN Cold War Cruisers Scale 1/500
Set Number 500-101 Pros Markings for a variety of US cold war cruisers
Cons Nothing noted Skill Level Basic
MSRP (USD) $12.00

First Look

Starfighter Decals has released this useful decal set for modelers of US Navy cold war (1955-1994) cruisers. This set is designed for the 1/500 scale cruisers produced by Revell, Monogram, and Renwall. These include the Boston-class CAGs, Monogram CGs, and Renwall's CLG/DLG kits.

USN Cold War Cruisers

This set provides generic hull numbers, deck markings including gun warning zones, missile warning zones, helipad markings, etc. It also includes a variety of ship names for the stern including those mentioned above in the CAG, CG, CLG, DLG, and the Cleveland-class CAs.

This set will provide a nice alternative (or replacement) of the kits' decals as well as many options for a specific hull of interest.

You can purchase these decals directly from Starfighter Decals on their website.

My sincere thanks to Starfighter Decals for this review sample!