[WWI] Hyperscale W29 build - strange lozenge

Michael Kendix mkendix at hotmail.com
Thu Jul 28 21:48:33 EDT 2011

It's for an Albatros - doesn't look the same as the one on page 9 of the DF.

> Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2011 22:34:35 -0300
> From: dfernet0 at rosario.gov.ar
> To: wwi at wwi-models.org
> Subject: Re: [WWI] Hyperscale W29 build - strange lozenge
> Mikael! ;-)
> > What's wrong with the airspeed thing? Looks like the pictures in the  
> >  Datafile (see p.9).
> Well, admittedly, this gadget isn't the easiest thing to represent in  
> miniature, less as an injected mold part... here's the real thing:
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/32267822@N08/3358082436/
> and here's a full size repro:
> http://thevintageaviator.co.nz/image/tid/160
> So far the only miniature that succesfully achieved the looks of it  
> was the one made from scrtach by Lance Krieg. On this picture, the  
> part on the wing looks like small fire hydrant:  
> http://www.hyperscale.com/2011/features/p7hg_img_50/fullsize/0_fs.jpg
> > Eponimous? It's just wrong if you ask me.
> The technical term is "wonky". Coined after Dr. Professor Karl Amadeus  
> Wonky, in Vienna, 1733. In the USA it's sometimes referred as  
> "wonkiee" and in Australia as "Weier".
> D.
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