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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #15 on: January 07, 2013, 08:47:32 AM »
Don't know!  They were in a set sent to me by BdB...!  BTW, I can have a crack at making tne decals folk are after - just need a good quality pic to work from!

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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #16 on: January 07, 2013, 06:14:56 PM »
Ok, what dimensions are they?
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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #17 on: January 07, 2013, 08:31:09 PM »
They were generic 1/72 scale markings, Mr GTX. Just a shade smaller than 1 cm if memory serves.

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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #18 on: January 08, 2013, 01:53:43 AM »
Ok, thanks.  I will take them if they are still available.  PM inbound.
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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #19 on: January 08, 2013, 02:06:28 AM »
They were generic 1/72 scale markings, Mr GTX. Just a shade smaller than 1 cm if memory serves.

Was that part of the big bag o' decals I sent to you a few years back?  I remember a lot of them were generic roundels from ESCI in 1:72nd scale and quite a diverse selection representing most every country three or four times over in some cases. 
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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #20 on: January 08, 2013, 02:58:06 AM »
If those are old ESCI decals coat them in Future, Klear, etc. before use. Otherwise, you're going to have a bad time. The decals will disintegrate when placed in water; the clear coating will hold them together long enough to transfer. Actually, that's always good advice for decals of unknown pedigree/age.

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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #21 on: April 21, 2013, 08:19:27 AM »
Does anyone produce low viz Israeli or Singaporean Roundels in either 1/72 or 1/48?
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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #22 on: April 24, 2018, 06:44:51 PM »
Still digging, but I know I've got the 1963-1970 and 1970-1980 roundels in 1/72 from an Xtradecal set on International Hunters (also have 'em in 1/144).  I'm still checking to see what I have in 1/48.
Okay, I've got a Cutting Edge Hunter sheet that has the 1963-1970 roundels in 1/48.  Which of the sets I have best suit your needs?

Hi Evan,

I think the 1:48th scale 1963-1970 roundels will be the best choice.  If memory serves me these roundels were not overly large to begin with so anything smaller would probably not be practical. 

Thanks again for helping out.  Had no clue RhAF markings would be such a challenge to source.
Are you still after Rhodesian AF decals?

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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #23 on: April 25, 2018, 12:21:54 AM »
Are you still after Rhodesian AF decals?
I could certainly use a few more roundels if you have them to spare. 

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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #24 on: April 25, 2018, 04:33:08 AM »
I wouldn't mind picking up a few, either.

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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #25 on: April 25, 2018, 05:26:03 AM »
Well, you see, they are part of our African Nations Decal Set, so I can always grab that part of the set and print them. 

Also, I was planning on sitting down at the computer and creating a second set, devoted to African countries that no longer exist!  What do you think?

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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #26 on: April 25, 2018, 05:27:03 AM »
Also, I was planning on sitting down at the computer and creating a second set, devoted to African countries that no longer exist!  What do you think?

Sounds great.  Who would you include?
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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #27 on: April 25, 2018, 05:46:01 AM »
Everyone seems keen on Rhodesian, so I'll start with that!  What else would you guys suggest?

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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #28 on: April 25, 2018, 06:05:05 AM »
I suppose it depends on how far back you want to go (Imperial Egyptian roundel anyone? ;)).

One that you can get in some places but I would like to see more of is the old Ethiopian roundel as seen here:



Biafra might be another.

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Re: Looking for decals
« Reply #29 on: April 25, 2018, 07:31:47 AM »
Yes, that's kind of the thing I was thinking of - I'll look up a few more of those!  Cheers!