[WWI] Snipe WAS: Trip to France / NYP

Michael Kendix mkendix at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 14 20:55:56 EST 2007


I concur it is longer from the back of the cockpit opening to the rear-most 
part of the fuselage. The front part looks OK though.  A solution is to 
shorten and reshape the end of the fuselage - sand off 1/4-inch of the 
stringer detail.

Michael


>From: mkessler1 at cinci.rr.com
>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] Snipe WAS: Trip to France / NYP
>Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 11:41:44 -0500
>
>Mr. Kendix stated:
>
> > I too recommend the Toko Snipe.  One of my earliest builds after I
> > got back into modelling. It is featured as a simple out of the box
>build at:
> >
> > http://www.internetmodeler.com/1999/april/aviation/snipe.htm
>
>You mention in the build article that the parts are almost spot-on to
>the datafile.  When I compared them, the toko kit appeared to be about a
>1/4" (6mm) long in the fuselage as compared with the drawings.  Were you
>using published dimensions and not the drawings from the datafile?
>Basically, which is correct, the kit or the drawing, or did I just make
>an error when comparing the two?
>
>Thanks,
>
>Matt K.

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