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1/200 Decals WoG WoW WWII German Staffel Marks Black & White # YK-13-200

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Condition:
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Type:

Decals

Scale:

1:200

Model:

Staffel Bf.109, Me.109, Fw.190, Me.262

Brand:

Mehusla

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Mehusla ALPs Decals : 1/200 Scale WWII German Fighter Aircraft Gruppe Markings - Plain Black & White, No Outline. s  # YK-13-200.

Water-slide decals for customising WoG / WoW WWII German fighter aircraft.  For scale reference, the square-ended bar decals are 3.24 mm long (0.138") which equates to approx 650 mm (26") full size.

 I apologise for the poor quality of any images.  The actual decals are guaranteed to be crisp and bright. 

Also available in my e-bay store are German WWII Balkencreuz & 'Tail Insignia' decals , coloured staffel decals & aircraft number decals in a variety of sizes and colours.

Decals may sell out quickly but are regularly restocked.

Mehusla decals are Copyright © 1/144 Direct, all rights reserved.  They are printed by Y-K Japan using an ALPs printer. This is a five colour device which employs dot-matrix style printing and allows the production of white decals on clear film.  Mehusla decals are produced exclusively for ‘1/144 Direct’, e-bay store.

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Introduction to Luftwaffe W.W.II Fighter Units, Markings (kennzeichen) & Colours.

Jagdgeschwader, fighter wing; primary German fighter unit.

Gruppe, group; each Jagdgeschwader had three or four groups (gruppen).

Staffel, squadron; each gruppe typically included three staffeln, but four or five was not unknown.

Schwarm, swarm; four aircraft (operated in finger-four formation).

Rote, pair; two aircraft (leader + wingman).

Staffel numbers are distinguished using Arabic numerals, e.g. 2./JG27. 

Gruppe numbers are distinguished using Roman numerals, e.g. II./JG27.  Each gruppe had the following identifying mark applied just behind the fuselage's balkencreuz (indicated thus + below):

I Gruppe:     None!                         +

II Gruppe:    Horizontal bar       + __

III Gruppe:   Double wave bar    + ~~  (or vertical bar)

IV Gruppe:  Single wave bar      + ~      (or small cross or small circle)

Within each gruppe, staffeln marks and numbers were then color coded, generally as follows:

1st Staffel white

2nd Staffel red or black

3rd Staffel yellow

4th Staffel blue

5th Staffel brown

There were variations.  For example, brown was sometimes used in place of red, while other staffeln used green.

Senior staff markings.  Each gruppe had a staff of three, identified by the following markings applied to their aiccraft forward of the fuselage's balkencreuz (indicated thus + below) :

Commander:                << +

Adjutant:                           < +

Technical officer:       <O +

Chief of staff:                <1 +

There were other variations, not included here.  For further details, click this link: http://homepage.ntlworld.com/matt.sneddon/TIGER%201%20SPECIAL/image/obj5geo7pg1p18.jpg

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APPLYING ALPs DECALS

The methods described below are intended for mature and experienced modelers.  They are unsuitable for children.

If you have long thumb nails, trim them short before working with ALPs decals. Surface printed film ink lifts off when touched or manipulated by fingernails!

Before commencing, you may find it helpful to read the general guide in my e-bay store for applying water slide decals by clicking this link :  Decal Instructions.

The decals have been printed on full page film using an ALPs printer.  This means that decals should be closely trimmed to remove surplus film before immersing in water.

To avoid trapped air beneath any water slide decal and the resulting unsightly sheen this imparts to your model after decals dry, before commencing, apply a light coat of high gloss acrylic varnish to the model's surface and leave to dry.  

I strongly recommend the use of 'decent' small thin-bladed sharp scissors for cutting out decals. (Course or blunt scissors can leave rough edges on the backing paper/film, which can result in decal 'collapse and death' when trying to remove them from the saturated backing paper.) Cut as close to the decal artwork as possible, leaving the smallest surround of clear film.

It is essential to use 'warm' water to soften water-slide decals. Keep the water warm throughout decaling work. Only soak one decal at a time. Soak each decal for between 10 to 15 secs, depending on water temperature. If it is not completely mobile after 15 secs, to avoid the risk of it 'floating off', you can remove decal from water and lay it backing paper down on a dampened sheet of kitchen roll until it is fully mobile. Warning: unless the backing paper is fully saturated and the film adhesive fully softened before you try to slide the decal off, it may collapse!

On Shapeways' models, or if your model has deep paneling or engraving, to get each decal to fit as snugly as possible (for that professional printed-on appearance) use a decal softener such as Micro-set. Apply the Micro-set to the model's surface where the decal is to be placed and then carefully position the decal. After a few moments, using a small square of folded damp kitchen towel, apply increasing fingertip pressure to 'meld' the softened decal into the surface detail.

To avoid any confusion, using a DVD permanent marker, I number the blue Micro-set bottle and cap with a large # 1 and the red Micro-sol bottle and cap with # 2.  Micro-Clear, I mark with # 3.

To further enhance the decals appearance, allow the decals to dry on the model for approx 20 to 30 mins and then using a soft art brush, apply a quick generous wash of Micro-sol to each decal's surface. The decals may wrinkle but do not touch them! Wrinkles straighten out while the decals slowly meld to the model's surface.

Where it is necessary to apply one decal on top of another, for example an Iron Cross onto streaked camouflage, apply a thin coat of acrylic gloss varnish over the applied streaked cammo decal.  Allow to fully dry and then apply the Iron Cross decal using the Micro-set method described above.

When you have completed all decal work on your model, to protect the full-film decal paint (and yield a realistic finish!) it is essential to apply a thin coat(s) of 'acrylic' mat varnish.

Note: avoid enamel and all other spirit-based varnishes. These 'dissolve' full-film type decal paint.

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For scale comparison, refer to the guide in my e-bay store by clicking this link : Scale Comparison.

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POSTAGE AND PACKING

UK only:  Postage free.

Rest of the world:  First set as per listed price.  Each additional set + £0.10

Recorded Delivery & tracking is required on all transactions valued £40.00 and over.  Please await combined invoice which will include the following:

Value of goods:

£1 to £40

£41 to £70

£71 to £99

UK Recorded:

£1

£5

£5

Overseas Recorded:

£6

£6

£6

Goods outside UK are posted via standard international Air-mail.

Models and other bulky goods are mailed twice weekly, normally Wednesday & Friday.

Decal orders are posted next working day when payment is received before 16:00 hours. When payment is received after 16:00 hours, decals are posted within two working days.

Typical delivery time following dispatch:  under 3 working days in UK / 5 to 8 working days outside UK, but depending on location.

PAYMENT

Please complete payment within 3 days of purchase.

To reduce processing time of your order, if you intend to purchase other decals, please do not pay for items individually, but use basket until your purchases are completed and then make a single payment on combined invoice.

Enjoy . . .

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1-144Direct.com
Mathew Sneddon
34
The Beacon
FALMOUTH
Cornwall
TR11 2BG
United Kingdom

Email:one-144direct@outlook.com
For any question please ask here: one-144.direct@ntlworld.com

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I endeavour to fully describe all items accurately. If there is any item description you believe can be improved to assist other buyers, please e-mail me. Under distant selling regulations you have the right to return goods purchased on-line. Returns are accepted and refunds gladly given upon receipt and inspection of the original item. Please contact me by e-mail or phone within 7 calendar days of receipt if you have any question about an item received. Returns should then be posted back to me within 30 calendar days of receipt, unused in their original packaging using 2nd class or ordinary air-mail. If you do not wish an exchange, your purchase price & original postage will be refunded. Return postage as specified above is refundable if goods are faulty.

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Item location: Glasgow, United Kingdom
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If you intend to purchase other decals, please do not pay for items individually but use basket until all your purchases are complete and then await or request combined invoice. Transactions valued £40 and over must include Recorded Delivery, which is provided with Signed-For or Airsure. Please await invoice.

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