Herbert Maxis markings

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    Hello everyone,

    I am looking for 1/32 decals for Herbert Maxis' aircraft, a BF-109G-14AS that was shot down by US troops during a low level attack. A interesting although tragic story. I can't seem to find his markings in 1/32. I have seen illustrations and photos of this aircraft published in many magazines and books and I find it strange that markings for his aircraft are not available. Could be a result of the sub-type of 109 he flew. If anyone knows where I might find his marking in 1/32 please let me know. Any help very much appreciated.

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    Andy has it right, masks only, no decals at all so far!

    This aircraft is now considered to be painted in 74/75/76 Greys...
     
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    Hi everyone,
    Thanks for your help! I have not used masks before but Maxis' markings should be a good starting point for using masks. Thanks Wayne for the info on the most current camo for this aircraft. Any illustrations?
     
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    Masks can do an impressive job and are worth a try. I used masks once on a 1/48 Spitfire and was impressed:

    120719 Dragon 1.jpg 120719 Dragon 2.jpg 120719 Dragon 3.jpg 120811 Closeup 1.jpg 120731 MD280 5.jpg
     
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    Thanks everybody for your input. Nice collection of reference photos. I also appreciate example of masks. The end product looks great. Looking forward to giving them a go. I also located a profile of Maxis' aircraft in the greys at Anders H. Profile Paint Shop. Again thanks to everybody for their assistance.
     
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