[WWI] DML WWI re-releases?
gagnonjamie at rogers.com
Sun Feb 13 21:05:55 EST 2005
It's these 'tie bars' that I was referring to. Sorry my terminology was
lacking. I just found it hard to make them look right. Perhaps because I was
trying to make them look like struts??? ;-)
> Jamie says
>>I think these are very well thought out and engineered kits. I like the PE
>>Dr. I cabane struts and undercarriage; they save a lot of potential
>>disasters and a little extra paint will give them a more convincing look.
>>I was less happy with the Spad's PE struts.
> To be fair, the struts on the SPAD kit are all plastic, and only the
> tie-bars are PE. Since they're markedly lighter on the SPAD than the
> actual struts, using PE makes it possible for them to be thinner and still
> strong. A couple of coats of primer and a touch of the sanding stick makes
> a quite convincing result IMO
> (I have one of these, three Dr.1's and a D.VII left in my stash. I think I
> sold or swapped about six D.VII's, a SPAD and a Dr.1 to listees)
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