[WWI] Roseparts VLE interior for D.VII

Diego Ferneti dfernet0 at rosario.gov.ar
Wed Aug 4 09:32:09 EDT 2004


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From: "Michael Kendix" <mkendix at hotmail.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, August 04, 2004 9:44 AM
Subject: Re: [WWI] Roseparts VLE interior for D.VII


> 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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