[WWI] Clear section on top wing of the Nieuport 17

Douglas Anderson djandersonza at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 05:47:17 EDT 2014


What about clingfilm used to wrap sandwiches? It can be stretched quite a
bit. I have no idea about its durability though


On 31 March 2014 20:39, <tom.mason at charter.net> wrote:

> Yes. Where you find it I have no idea. I got a roll years ago from a
> friend who was an amateur photographer. Seeing the world has gone the way
> of digital pictures I would think it is still made for people who like to
> use film?
>
> T.O.M.
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 10:38 AM, Michael Kendix wrote:
>
>  Where would you find that?
>
> ___________________________________
>
> From: NicklasB at si.edu
> To: wwi at wwi-models.org
> Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 14:55:34 +0000
> Subject: Re: [WWI] Clear section on top wing of the Nieuport 17
>
> Splicing tape?  Do tell.   For motion picture film?
> Brian
>
> *From: *WWI [mailto:wwi-bounces at wwi-models.org] *On Behalf Of *
> tom.mason at charter.net
> *Sent: *Monday, March 31, 2014 10:40 AM
> *To: *World War I Modeling Mailing List
> *Subject: *Re: [WWI] Clear section on top wing of the Nieuport 17
>
> For years I have used film splicing tape for windows on ot aircraft. I
> have a model done this way and the window have not come of in 30 some
> years.
>
> T.O.M.
>
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 8:13 AM, e-mail a.bann wrote:
>
>   Michael,
> I'd use clear decal myself. Much neater, more flexible, self-adhesive and
> you don't have to develop a carcinogenic habit!
>
>
>
> Andy
>
>
>
> On 31 March 2014 13:23, Michael Kendix < *mkendix at hotmail.com
> <mkendix at hotmail.com>*> wrote:
> Hi:
>
> Thanks - I do recall now that a long time ago, someone mentioning
> cigarette packaging to do this sort of thing on a model.
>
> Don't know anyone who smokes though. I may have t buy a packet of
> cigarettes myself.
>
> Michael
> ___________________________________
>
> From: *davecww1 at gmail.com <davecww1 at gmail.com>*
> To: *wwi at wwi-models.org <wwi at wwi-models.org>*
> Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2014 21:07:40 -0400
> Subject: Re: [WWI] Clear section on top wing of the Nieuport 17
>
> I would not trust the adhesive backed tape as it  may be possible for the
> adhesive to dry up or yellow over the years and even  lose the adhesive
> stregnth and fall off.  When I  did my Nungesser N.17 I  used cellophane
> from a pack of cigarettes.  I do not smoke but it is easy  to find a friend
> that does who will give you the cellophane when they are done  with a
> pack.  This stuff is crystal clear just as the original cello panel   was.
> For the Eduard kit I cut out the bottom area that is solid and added  a
> curved wire for the cut out in front of the cockpit, and used strips of
> styrene to build the inner structure that should be seen through the
> clear.  I used future to hold the cellophane  to the pre painted wood area
> and it has been holding on fine for a couple of years so far.  It should
> not be painted with a clear yellow, the only way that it would discolor
> would  have been from age, and like a piece of cellophane tape would
> probably take   longer than these aircraft lasted for in the field before
> it yellowed.   Here is my Nieuport 17 done like this:
> Subject: [WWI]  Clear section on top wing of the Nieuport 17
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> Ideas on how to do it? Ronnie bar uses clear Scotch  Tape:
>
>
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> which looks decent. I wonder how long it will stay  in place though? The
> Eduard kit is agnostic on this issue, providing no clear  part or even the
> frame work for the "Window" area. Also, is it supposed to be   transparent
> but coloured - say a clear yellow or something? I have plenty of  clear
> yellow and clear orange  paint.?
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Yours Sincerely


*Douglas Anderson*
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