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Hi mates, Here's my plan for the F-4 Phantom II Group Build. I'm quite late in getting started due to working on a trio of 1:72 WWII fighters. They will have to be set aside so I can finish this new project in time. So here goes. I've always loved the anniversary scheme that Japan applied to one of their F-4EJ-KAI Phantoms - here is the only photo I have of the actual bird: After burrowing through my stash, I came up with the Revell of Germany F-4F kit in 1:72 scale, which just happens to be one of the best Phantom kits around, and one of the few in 1:72 that has a semblance of intake trunking. But, it's an F-4F, not an F-4EJ, so I had to do some research. As it turns out, the biggest difference is in the wing, F-4F's being slatted, and F-4EJ having the early "hard wing." Looking at the Revell kit, I see they include both wings, so that shouldn't be a problem. The stabs are the non-slotted variety, which is also correct for the F-4EJ. There are some other lumps and bumps that I'll need to attend to, but I think this kit will work. I found an aftermarket decal sheet from Platz, and although it's designed for a Hasegawa kit, I'll give it a try. I also have an Aires resin and photoetch cockpit set for the Revell kit. I'm thinking there may be some instrument panel differences between the F-4F and the F-4EJ, but nothing major. So here is where we will start: If anyone has any additional advice on the differences between an F-4F and an F-4EJ, please feel free to send me a PM. Thanks! Cheers, Bill