[WWI] a Russian rarity

coyotemagic at comcast.net coyotemagic at comcast.net
Fri Jul 15 12:00:49 EDT 2011

"Decals are rubbish. 


Maybe so, but they have a nice yellowish hue to them. 



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From: "Paul Thompson" <flutes at xs4all.nl> 
To: wwi at wwi-models.org 
Sent: Friday, July 15, 2011 8:15:51 AM 
Subject: Re: [WWI] a Russian rarity 

doesn't look all that terrible. I've definitely built worse! 

        I have 3, ostensibly from various companies. Moulding is similar to Frog, 
with extra flash in 2 of the boxings. Greatest problem IMO is the starved 
cow ribs. Slowly sanding them away, over the years. I've a big box where I 
keep them, along with similarly afflicted, like Some Airfix kits, and the 
Frog Vimy. Occasionally I have at them, for the good of my soul. 

        The plastic is very hard, so sanding is tedious. The other details are 
clunky in places, but it's not a bad representation overal. IMHO, YMMV blah 
blah etc. Decals are rubbish. 


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