Panzer Faust 60 decal

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Panzer Faust 60 decal

Gordon Pringle
Gordon Pringle

June 4th, 2007, 8:21 pm #1

I am throwing this out to the general population here. I am looking for a repro instruction decal that goes on the head of a Panzer Faust 60. Maybe some of the reenactor guys that also dress up as WW2 Germans might of assistance? TIA.
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AJ Lockard
AJ Lockard

June 4th, 2007, 9:22 pm #2

Will that repro decal be marked as such? I'd hate to think you were trying to devalue people's collections of original Nazi rocket launcher decals.
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Steve Forth
Steve Forth

June 4th, 2007, 9:34 pm #3

I am throwing this out to the general population here. I am looking for a repro instruction decal that goes on the head of a Panzer Faust 60. Maybe some of the reenactor guys that also dress up as WW2 Germans might of assistance? TIA.
I was hoping to use it in the event that I find a restorable panzerfaust 60 someday. I believe that you can purchase large labels for use in printers and I could send you a good quality scan so that you can make your own. Let me know if you're interested.
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Gordon
Gordon

June 5th, 2007, 10:30 am #4

I have read at another site that all the markings for both the head and tube where water transfer decals. If you can send me a scan of the head decal that would help me along but I just know that someone must be knocking off a decent repro decal set. jamesgpringle@hotmail.com Many thanks Gordon
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Jordan Baker
Jordan Baker

June 5th, 2007, 12:07 pm #5

Hi Gordon

I found a place on the net that sells a complete set.

http://www.weikert.istore.pl/sklep,1670 ... 044,0.html

Jordan
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Steve Forth
Steve Forth

June 5th, 2007, 5:13 pm #6

I have read at another site that all the markings for both the head and tube where water transfer decals. If you can send me a scan of the head decal that would help me along but I just know that someone must be knocking off a decent repro decal set. jamesgpringle@hotmail.com Many thanks Gordon
I had no idea, I received my decal as a spare with a Gmax panzerfaust 60 I traded for a few years ago. That set of decals that Jordan shows looks promising.
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Michael Dorosh
Michael Dorosh

June 5th, 2007, 5:56 pm #7

My understanding of decals of 1940s vintage, at least German ones, is that they were applied with varnish rather than water, and were more durable than the water-slide transfers you'd find in, say, plastic model kits today - but that the technology would be difficult to reproduce.

So those original decal collectors' investments are safe.
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Gord Pringle
Gord Pringle

June 5th, 2007, 8:07 pm #8

Hi Gordon

I found a place on the net that sells a complete set.

http://www.weikert.istore.pl/sklep,1670 ... 044,0.html

Jordan
Following the sage advice of others from this forum I did the internet recce first and found those decals before posting here. I am hoping to find a full set this side of the Atlantic Wall (read in N. America).
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Gordon Pringle
Gordon Pringle

June 9th, 2007, 1:36 am #9

My understanding of decals of 1940s vintage, at least German ones, is that they were applied with varnish rather than water, and were more durable than the water-slide transfers you'd find in, say, plastic model kits today - but that the technology would be difficult to reproduce.

So those original decal collectors' investments are safe.
Does anyone have a original paint PF60 who could tell me if the paint was shot into the rear of the tube or was its inner surface left bright?
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Steve Forth
Steve Forth

June 14th, 2007, 5:19 am #10

I had the opportunity to look inside the tube of a friend's panzerfaust this evening and it does not appear to have been painted. The more I think about this, the more it makes sense that it wouldn't be painted.
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