[WWI] a Russian rarity

Jamie Gagnon jamesgagnon5 at sympatico.ca
Fri Jul 15 12:17:42 EDT 2011

Hi Paul;

Have you tried the foam centred sanding blocks that the hardware store 
sells? They really chew away that old plastic. I used one to get rid of the 
raised ribs of the Aurora Gotha and that plastic was almost as hard as 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Thompson" <flutes at xs4all.nl>
To: <wwi at wwi-models.org>
Sent: Friday, July 15, 2011 11:15 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.
> Paul.

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