[WWI] Why to stick in one scale, WAS: Added:Albatros D.III

Michael Kendix mkendix at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 20 08:55:42 EDT 2007


Because my models are a "collection" and I like to have them in a comparable 
scale. Plus, I don't like the aesthetic of larger scale stuff.

Michael


>From: "Mikko Saarela" <saarela.mikko at kolumbus.fi>
>Reply-To: World War I Modeling Mailing List <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>Subject: Re: [WWI] Why to stick in one scale, WAS: Added:Albatros D.III
>Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2007 08:21:03 +0300
>
>Folks!
>
>Instead of starting the annual contradiction about the insect and dubblo 
>scales, sould we - for a change - discuss about why do we actually want to 
>stick in one scale. Not all of us do that, but quite a few of us seem to 
>have an absolute favorite scale. I think it would be interesting to hera 
>reasons for that..
>
>Mikko
>
>
>
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Crawford Neil" 
><Neil.Crawford at volvo.com>
>To: "World War I Modeling Mailing List" <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2007 6:24 PM
>Subject: Re: [WWI] Added:Albatros D.III
>
>
>>I don't build in 1/48 because I know how damn silly I get,
>>the larger the scale, the more detail I want to add.
>>In 1/72 at least it's physically impossible to  write the numerals
>>on the instruments.
>>/Neil C.
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: wwi-bounces at wwi-models.org [mailto:wwi-bounces at wwi-models.org] On 
>>Behalf Of Andy Bannister
>>Sent: den 19 april 2007 18:10
>>To: World War I Modeling Mailing List
>>Subject: Re: [WWI] Added:Albatros D.III
>>
>>My vision is crap too, but be careful about claiming a larger scale is 
>>easier to see for us visually impaired types. I was taken to task for a 
>>similar comment some time ago, though I still can't see (no pun intended!) 
>>the logic of it. "Larger pieces = easier to see", I would have thought.
>>
>>Andy
>>
>>>
>>>From: Douglas Anderson <djandersonza at yahoo.com>
>>>Date: 2007/04/19 Thu PM 12:13:20 GMT
>>>To: World War I Modeling Mailing List <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>>>Subject: Re: [WWI] Added:Albatros D.III
>>>
>>>Andy's intolerance of the larger size.
>>>   Peni£e envy? :)
>>>   Actually Andy, the one reason why I choose 1/48, apart from the fact 
>>>that I need glasses and a magnifying glass, is that I was one of the 
>>>idiots that played rugby, cricket, sailing, rowing etc. My fingers are 
>>>about as nimble as sumo wrestlers performing Swan Lake
>>>
>>>Andy Bannister <a.bann at ntlworld.com> wrote:
>>>   There's no such thing as a decent 1/48th scale model... ;-)
>>>
>>>Andy
>>>
>>> >
>>> > From: Douglas Anderson
>>> > Date: 2007/04/19 Thu AM 10:47:02 GMT
>>> > To: World War I Modeling Mailing List
>>> > Subject: Re: [WWI] Added:Albatros D.III
>>> >
>>> > She is lovely.
>>> > There was another ace, predated MvR who also flew an all red machine, 
>>> > Jean Navarre. Does any-one know of a decent model in 1/48 of the > 
>>>Nieuport 11?
>>> >
>>> > gm-admin at wwi-models.org wrote:
>>> > Nico Teunissen sent in photos of his
>>> > Albatros D.III,
>>> > See > 
>>>http://www.wwi-models.org/Images/Teunissen/CP/index.html#Albatros_DIII
>>> > or see news.
>>> > Sincerely,
>>> > WWI Web Admin
>>> >
>>> >
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