[WWI] Soviet Strutter

Steve Cox steve at oldglebe.freeserve.co.uk
Sun Feb 13 07:46:06 EST 2005

Difficult to paint it CDL, which by definition has no colour  :-)

However if it was re-covered, which after 12 or so years use is not
unlikely, then it could well have been finished CDL
steve at oldglebe.freeserve.co.uk
  If I didn't spend so much time on line
    ‹‹ I'd get some models finished

> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Michael Kendix" <mkendix at hotmail.com>
> To: <wwi at wwi-models.org>
> Sent: Sunday, February 13, 2005 2:27 AM
> Subject: [WWI] Soviet Strutter
>> I have begun Sopwith 1 1/2 Strutter #5 and this time I thought I'd try the
>> Toko trainer kit and do the Orenburg Soviet 1930 trainer.  The kit says CDL
>> but as we know, there is some evidence that some (Maybe all?) of the French
>> Strutters were silver doped.
>> Any views on whether this one should be silver doped.  What if it was
>> silver doped then they painted it CDL?  Would they do that?  Why?  They
>> used silver doped WWI left-overs like Niueports.
>> Opnions?
>> Thanks,
>> Michael

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