[WWI] Revell 1/28 D Vll

Rick Geisler ragfokker at hotmail.com
Mon Feb 26 22:29:40 EST 2007


I think I have a copy somewhere of the "FIX" article. I will look it up if 
you need me to?
Rick G.


>Lost my copy in a flood.
>The problems are the top wing, which has a flat bottom and arched top. It 
>shoud be the exact opposite. The fuselage is too deep in profile and too 
>wide at the tail.
>Basically, you need to fix the top wing so it's flat across the top. I 
>think I cut the LE about where the cabanes attach, then epoxied some square 
>brass tubing in the inside of the top half to flaten it out. I may have 
>made several cuts into the LE. Don't remember exactly. It's been a few 
>years.
>The fuselage needs more work, which I was doing but never got finished 
>before I lost it all. That article would have you cutting this odd shaped 
>slot out of both fuselage halves. Didn't make much sense to me. I just cut 
>off the entire fuselage bottom(with a secion of the sides) from about the 
>bottom wing LE to the tail post. I also cut the turtle deck off with plans 
>to replace both with plastic card. That's as far as I got with it. The 
>fuselage depth isn't really that hard to fix. But whenyou narrow the width 
>near the tail, the H-stab will need some plastic added fill in the gaps 
>where the LE's make those points. And you'll need to trim the rudder so 
>match the new, shallowed depth.
>If you can just get a good set of drawings scaled to 1/28, you should be 
>able to see what needs to be done.
>Hth, ymmv, m-o-u-s-e.
>E.
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>>From: "john isn't eddie anymore" <druvnik at yahoo.com>
>>Reply-To: World War I Modeling Mailing List <wwi at wwi-models.org>
>>To: wwi at wwi-models.org
>>Subject: [WWI] Revell 1/28 D Vll
>>Date: Mon, 26 Feb 2007 09:50:45 -0800 (PST)
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>>Has anyone got the FSM issue-I think it was in '98 or '99- on correcting 
>>the revell 1/28 Fokker D Vll? And can scan/e-mail to me? I want to make 
>>this mutt fit in with it's elder kin, and it just doesn't look right-and 
>>I'm talking in the box, unbuilt-TYIA-J Marganski
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