[WWI] “Mojo motivater”

Eric Gallaud egallaud at club-internet.fr
Thu Mar 12 01:22:20 EDT 2020


Hello Charlie,

I recently started the new 1/72 Fokker D.VII from Eduard, a really nice 
kit, easy to build.

All the best,
Eric


Le 10/03/2020 à 14:51, Charlie Duckworth a écrit :
> Thanks Matt, you provided a topic for what kit(s) does the list 
> members recommend to get your OT mojo working again?  Since I lost my 
> right eye (detached retina) I’ve have the same issue and need some 
> motivation (I tend to lean towards the British lattice tails and odd 
> French a/c which aren’t exactly quick builds). So what OT kit is out 
> there, any scale, that you found that helped to get you jump started 
> again and back to the work bench?
>
> Charlie Duckworth
>
>> On Mar 10, 2020, at 8:16 AM, Matt Bittner <mbittner at cbrnp.com> wrote:
>>
>> 
>> I have no idea when I first started. I believe IM started in 1998 so 
>> it was sometime before that. Unfortunately my on-topic modeling has 
>> seriously waned. The past two years - with so many life changes and 
>> family affairs; lots and lots of changes, loss and and an 
>> acquisition  - have been extremely rough, especially in terms of the 
>> hobby, but I'm slowly coming back. Not with anything on-topic, I'm 
>> working on other stuff to get my mojo back. Not only have I delved 
>> into the dark side, but I've also been mostly modeling in 1/144. I 
>> have one 1/72 'tweener I'll finish before I start on something for 
>> the Omaha Nats, I think in 2022. Not sure what it will be, though. I 
>> do have an AZ Albatros C.III that was sent for review, so just maybe. 
>> But I would also like to work on something French. Maybe finish 
>> something that's been in-progress for eons. MoS Type AC? Strutter 
>> (although I have never found an underside pic)? I have an Eduard D.V 
>> really close to finishing; maybe that? Who knows. Sigh...
>>
>>
>> Matt
>>
>>
>> On 3/9/2020 2:30 PM, Diego Fernetti wrote:
>>> Thanks to a few offlist messages today, I thought that the WW1 
>>> Modelling website and its mailing list are the oldest habits I keep 
>>> while navigating the internet.
>>> Since I started visiting the website, the connection to the digital 
>>> world has changed a lot, as we all know it too well.
>>> Early on, hooking up into the net meant a quite defined purpose in 
>>> mind even before the "scream of a thousand robots" on the phone line 
>>> meant we were ready to surf. I learned of the WW1 modelling website 
>>> by a link PRINTED in a bloody magazine page! I duly followed the 
>>> arcane words (curses?) and after a series of loading backgrounds, 
>>> links and whatnot I finally could see the index page, sprinkled with 
>>> little Albatrosen. Opening a single image in the Gallery meant a lot 
>>> of patience with my slow internet connection of 1996! And of course, 
>>> the mailing list archives.... what was that? Who were Sandy Adam, 
>>> Lee Mensinger and John Impenna? What kind of creature was a Weier? 
>>> It took me more than a year of learning the ropes to actually 
>>> subscribe to the mailing list, which meant an average of 80 daily 
>>> emails on my inbox!
>>> So, how did you discovered this website and the mailing list? And 
>>> when was that?
>>> D.
>>>
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