[WWI] HR Models

Stuart Malone stuartmalone at icloud.com
Tue Jan 14 18:46:06 EST 2014


There wasn't a clear distinction where the strut ended and the sprue began in my kit.  Mine may have slipped past QC, dunno.

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Stuart

> On Jan 14, 2014, at 2:34 PM, Michael Kendix <mkendix at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
> What do you mean exactly "Ambiguous"? Was the molding off? I usually ensure the interplane struts are the correct length and the same length. Once they are glued, I generally end up discarding the cabanes and making my own & gluing these into place.
> 
> > From: stuartmalone at icloud.com
> > Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:26:28 -0600
> > To: wwi at wwi-models.org
> > Subject: Re: [WWI] HR Models
> > 
> > Diego,
> > 
> > The interplane struts were a bit ambiguous as to length in my kit. I cut them off too short and made new ones from Contrail stock. And yes, I was heavy handed as well but in the cabene struts. I pieced them back together.
> > 
> > Sent from my Mattel Football
> > 
> > Stuart
> > 
> > > On Jan 14, 2014, at 7:27 AM, Diego Fernetti <dfernet0 at rosario.gov.ar> wrote:
> > > 
> > > Stuart!
> > >> I just finished their Hanriot. I butchered the cabene struts, and 'ran out of talent' on the landing gear,
> > > Nice model! (although, I don't quite like those PE propellers, sorry)
> > > The cabane struts were tricky on that kit. I made my own, using "Strutz!" and also my own undercarriage struts, because... I was a bit heavy handed sanding them to thickness and one just snapped!
> > > D.
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> > 
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