arglim at msn.com
Mon Oct 8 14:52:34 EDT 2012
Those two volumes look really inviting. It's amazing how research has turned up new stuff on planes we all thought had been so thoroughly covered. I'm planning on getting the WNW Eindecker so the old budget won't cover that and the 2 volumes. I'll see if I can finish it up in time for Elk Grove...hope to see you all there!
From: jmikl2957 at comcast.net
To: wwi at wwi-models.org
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2012 09:37:39 -0700
Subject: [WWI] Eindecker
Lovely, Dennis, per usual. Looking forward to seeing you in December. But to the Eindecker genre... Listees, if you're planning on building the WNW Eindecker or even the Eduard kits, you really should consider purchasing the new two-volume Windsock Compendium on the Eindeckers. Magnificent! And unlike other Datafile Specials, these two volumes are entirely about the aircraft and its variants; nothing in the text is about operational issues. The photos in the two volumes are wonderful. There is essentially no question that you could ask about building these guys that isn't in there. Well, OK, Shane, the author does NOT describe the warp and weft of the covering... ;-) But if you're interested in building the 1/48 Eduard "die erste Kanonen" dual kit, one E.II and one E.III, the text and photos will quickly identify every change that you have to make to "backdate" the kit, which is an E.III, to become an E.II. I thoroughly enjoyed this read, then spent a couple of hours making notes on issues that could be addressed in building the Eduard kit. EIYDWI ("even if you don't want it") , I'm attaching those notes, which you can make use of at your leisure if and when you buy the two volumes, which I obviously highly recommend. Mike
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