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Roden 606 = Albatros D.III parts wanted
« on: January 12, 2020, 08:06:17 PM »
Following a successful conclusion to what was initially a bit of an Ebay disaster, I now own a started Roden Albatros D.III

Not advertised as a started kit though...

Anyway, I'm short of a few bits. Specifically:

Centre pages of the instructions

Part 6D wheels 2 off

There are wheels on the D sprue, they are for a different variant of the kit. So, presumably a version of the kit uses 13D and has 6D spare

Has anyone got a spare set of instructions, and a couple of wheels 6D?

Richard
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Re: Roden 606 = Albatros D.III parts wanted
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2020, 10:41:32 PM »
I managed to find the instructions here: https://www.super-hobby.se/products/Albatros-D.III-575394.html

Although they do have a big red watermark

It looks like the rudder is missing too  :(

I have ordered the Albatros book: https://www.windsockdatafilespecials.co.uk/albatros-diii-21-p.asp so with a bit of luck I'll find some wheels in my stock of bits. Making a new rudder is annoying but not too difficult

I'm wondering if this has actually given me an opportunity.

Richard
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Re: Roden 606 = Albatros D.III parts wanted
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2020, 12:09:05 PM »
That's tedious,the joys of Ebaying.In case it's of interest Richard,ProperPlane have just released a set that might fit the bill:https://properplane.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=62&product_id=114

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Re: Roden 606 = Albatros D.III parts wanted
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2020, 06:46:05 PM »
They look rather nice.

I'll wait for the book, then dig through the bits I have left over from other kits first. Otherwise those wheels would do the job

Richard
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Re: Roden 606 = Albatros D.III parts wanted
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2020, 07:50:40 PM »
If you need better, non-watermarked instructions I can scan them to a PDF for you.
Unfortunately I need the rudder myself, but if you like or need it I can trace the outline for you.
The other wheels are for the OAW version, which I seem to remember had larger rims. If it's any help I can measure 6D for you.

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Re: Roden 606 = Albatros D.III parts wanted
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2020, 10:37:41 PM »
The PDF file would be very useful, thank you, as would the dimensions of the wheels. I'm OK with making a rudder

So, what I need are the unused wheels from a Roden Albatros D.III OAW - kit number 608?

Richard
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Re: Roden 606 = Albatros D.III parts wanted
« Reply #6 on: January 16, 2020, 01:07:20 AM »
Richard,
     I have the #606 D.III Kit and hope to build it as the OAW Version with the oversize wheels. I also have a full set of the Instructions from an earlier Build; send me your mailing address if you want them and I'll post the smaller wheel parts and booklet to you ....... glad to help if you wish.
Cheers,
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Re: Roden 606 = Albatros D.III parts wanted
« Reply #7 on: January 16, 2020, 05:35:20 AM »
PM inbound :)

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Re: Roden 606 = Albatros D.III parts wanted
« Reply #8 on: January 28, 2020, 07:08:48 PM »
Well, thanks to the generosity of forum members, I now have a set of instructions and a pair of suitable wheels. Thank you both

I think Des would have loved that

Richard
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