Author Topic: 1/72 Eduard Fokker (OAW) DVII  (Read 230 times)

Offline DaveB

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1/72 Eduard Fokker (OAW) DVII
« on: September 22, 2022, 06:57:16 PM »
Dear all,

Completed Eduard's (weekend edition) excellent Fok. DVII kit.  Brilliant fit on this kit - the only (likely me as the rest of this is superb) issue I ran into was carefully aligning the cabane struts to ensure a straight wing fit.

Built straight form the box and finished in the markings of Lt R Kurt Monnington, Jasta 18, Montoy-Flanville, France, August 1918.













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Dave

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Re: 1/72 Eduard Fokker (OAW) DVII
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2022, 07:59:31 PM »
She looks great in that livery Dave , really nice work on this build  :)


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Re: 1/72 Eduard Fokker (OAW) DVII
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2022, 11:08:36 PM »
Wonderful job!  I have a few of these waiting for me.

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Re: 1/72 Eduard Fokker (OAW) DVII
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2022, 11:09:24 PM »
can those kits actually be built in a weekend?

Offline Stuart Malone

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Re: 1/72 Eduard Fokker (OAW) DVII
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2022, 12:20:22 AM »
Dave,

Very nice build.  The Eduard D.VII and the Arma E.V are probably the best two 1/72 kits available.  Both are a joy to build.

Stuart

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Re: 1/72 Eduard Fokker (OAW) DVII
« Reply #5 on: September 23, 2022, 02:29:19 AM »
Thank you, ladies and gentleman

can those kits actually be built in a weekend?

PJ - I've never built one in a weekend - not sure why they call these that other than to distinquish the fact there are no masks or PE parts provided.

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Dave
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Re: 1/72 Eduard Fokker (OAW) DVII
« Reply #6 on: September 23, 2022, 03:50:33 AM »
Wonderful build Dave.  Jasta 18 birds are definitely noticeable!  I have a few of these Edward kits so maybe someday Iíll add a D-VII to my builds.  Hoping it looks as nice as yours. 

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Re: 1/72 Eduard Fokker (OAW) DVII
« Reply #7 on: September 23, 2022, 05:53:51 AM »
Gorgeous Work Dave! I always have to Marvel at the Fact that your Builds are Hand Painted with a Brush!!
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Re: 1/72 Eduard Fokker (OAW) DVII
« Reply #8 on: September 23, 2022, 10:19:51 AM »
I'm a sucker for a nice D.VII and this is a very nice one, great work Dave!

can those kits actually be built in a weekend?
Famous last words but I'd give it a go with a D.VII. The DH.2 I have in the stash, however, feels like false advertising  ;D

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Re: 1/72 Eduard Fokker (OAW) DVII
« Reply #9 on: September 23, 2022, 08:37:01 PM »
Cheers, Rick and Zac!

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Dave
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Re: 1/72 Eduard Fokker (OAW) DVII
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2022, 02:25:45 AM »
Brilliant work. Thanks for shooting and sharing!

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Re: 1/72 Eduard Fokker (OAW) DVII
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2022, 06:35:14 AM »
Very nice! Those red noses are truly eyecatchers.
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Re: 1/72 Eduard Fokker (OAW) DVII
« Reply #12 on: Today at 06:57:34 AM »
Superb model Dave. The finish is, as always, top notch especially as you have used a hairy stick. Looking forward to seeing this at the weekend.

Stephen.