[WWI] Roseparts VLE interior for D.VII

Michael Kendix mkendix at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 4 08:44:10 EDT 2004


Diego:

I used it on a Revell and it was a bit of a squeeze but it did fit.  As for 
the flatness, I agree.  I t depends on how good you are at scrtachbuilding 
sidewall detail with plastic rod.

Michael


>From: "Diego Fernetti" <dfernet0 at rosario.gov.ar>
>
>Ed!
> > Anybody have a Roseparts VLE-1/72 D.VII interior set they want to sell?
>
>I had. But even when I'm always satisfied with Rosemont products, these PE
>interior ensembles were the exception (apart from the Albatros D.V set) 
>They
>are a bit too wide to fit inside the fuselage -unless you sand the walls
>thin- and the tubular frames of the cockpit never look right being flat and
>slightly wide for the tube gauge one expects to see inside a 1/72 airframe.
>An option would be to cut free the assembly sides and attach separately,
>replacing also the floor, but that makes the "quick" assembly pointless.
>The cockpit structure is rather simple and I advise to make your own side
>walls from stretched sprue and assorted PE bits. Not even PART frames will
>look as nice as real round sectioned sprue.
>HTH
>D.
>

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