George Preddy P-40E and P-47 Decals?

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  1. B-17engineer

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    I'm sitting here bored, waiting for my paints to finish Cripes A Mighty 3rd and had a question for you guys

    DO you guys know where I can find decals for George Preddy's P-40E "Tarheel" and his P-47 "Cripes a Mighty" are available.

    I think the Hasegawa P-40E kit may have them but the P-47 I'm having trouble finding...

    Thanks...
     
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    Cant's say that I've ever seen them for the P-47, H.....will keep my eyes open for you though.
     
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    Same here. I think the decal boys have always concentrated on Preddy's Mustangs.
     
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    Me aswell. Well P-47 shouldnt be hard at all........ I need to make a mask paint paint it yellow....the red border will be an issue.
     
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    Nah, piece of cake....
     
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    Well Alrighty then :lol:
     
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    Or make your own decals? They'll probably be a bit de-saturated in those colours, but you can overpaint them once applied - a bit easier than trying to hand-paint them on the model.
     
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    Is that easy? Never tried or heard how they are...
     
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    #9 B-17engineer, Jul 4, 2010
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    Ah ha!!

    Originally Tarheel was painted on both side of the nose. Saving me the trouble of the dragon on the right side. This is of his P-40E

    Cripes a Mighty shouldn't be hard either...


    Three Guys Replicas I read has decals for his P-47 and P-40E can't find them though. If you guys do PLEASE tell me!
     
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    Three Guys Replicas have been gone quite a while Harrison, they may prove very difficult to find....
     
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    No wonder! Ah well like Terry suggested, I can just make my own decals...when the time comes.
     
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    Another good challenge for you Harrison.....
     
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    Yeah don't even know how.....

    All I know is I need decal paper..scanner...printer....computer...
     
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    Try ebay!
     
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    Nice Thor but those are 1/32nd. Appreciate it!
     
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    Oh, well you didn't say (or I didn't see) what scale you wanted them in. Easy solution....buy a 1:32 kit! :)
     
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    That 'TARHEEL' decal would be difficult to make. decal film comes in clear or white, and most printers don't print white so plane white lettering could not be done unless you get an alps printer which prints in white. I don't know it they are even made anymore. Maybe you could use white rub-off lettering. I used that once and it worked out ok.
     
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    Googling rub off lettering now...:lol:

    How do I get them in scale?
     
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