[WWI] Vickers Vimy

Diego Fernetti dfernet0 at rosario.gov.ar
Mon Jul 11 10:58:55 EDT 2011

> Here is my latest completion for a customer.  This is the Eastern
> Express version and lets say it is rough.  The years have not been good
> to the kit.  It is build out of the box with the exception of the
> machine guns.  I could not send that out the door with the poor
> representation of the guns.

I have the Novo kit of the same subject (a reprise of the original FROG). 
Even when it's rather old (30 years?) it already showed signs of mould 
damage and lots of flash around all the larger parts.

>  I did not make the modifications to the kit
> to make it a true WW1 aircraft but it looks ok.  It is a very straight
> forward kit that screams modify me but I resisted.  My thanks to D for
> the information on the modification even if I did shun his input.  But I
> am that way.

Resistance is futile, Dennis.

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