[WWI] FE2b

Douglas Anderson djandersonza at gmail.com
Thu Jul 21 10:59:26 EDT 2011


On the ACWalk yahoogroup there are pictures being posted of the FE2b

On 21 July 2011 14:51, Michael Kendix <mkendix at hotmail.com> wrote:

>  Fair enough.
>
> Another reason I like plastic is that I can use my trusty Touch 'n'  Flow
> to dispense the liquid Pro Weld. As I said, I've built a few resin kits to a
> reasonable standard, and I've used the thick CA for slower setting. Also,
> with CA, you have to be really careful - makes a mess that is hard to clean
> up if you make a mistake.
>
> I've not built large resin winged subjects - mostly small fighters like the
> Phonix D.III and the Mosca Bis.
>
> Michael
>
>
>  ------------------------------
> From: bristolf2b at hotmail.com
>
> To: wwi at wwi-models.org
> Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2011 15:37:34 +1000
> Subject: Re: [WWI] FE2b
>
>
> Michael says
>
>
>  >Mainly because you have to use super glue to stick the bits together or
> worse, epoxy. I like the idea
> >of melting the bits together like in a real plastic kit. I've built a few
> but the problems really come in
> >when you add the struts for the top wing and there's hardly any
> opportunity for adjustment and alignment.
>
> A non-issue surely? I use CyA to put the struts into styrene kits too, and
> get no more dwell time than you'd get on a resin kit.
>
> If you want a bit of breathing space, use a quick setting epoxy. That will
> allow 5 minutes or so before the glue starts to go off too much to make
> major adjustments and another 5 before it sets up too much to allow a little
> minor fettling.
>
> (My problem with resin is the annoying habit it has of warping in our hot
> weather, but that's only an issue with long or long thin wings)
>
> Shane
>
> .---- - --- ....- ---.. .-. ..- .-.. . ... .-.-.-
>
> My Strine is a Toad in Disguise
>
> Quidvis recte factum,
> quamvis humile, praeclarum
> .---- - --- ....- ---.. .-. ..- .-.. . ... .-.-.-
>
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://www.wwi-models.org/pipermail/wwi/attachments/20110721/21dc680c/attachment.html>


More information about the WWI mailing list