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Offline Flugzeugwerke

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Re: Mercedes DIIIa
« Reply #15 on: December 30, 2012, 05:57:01 PM »
Some usefull images of a D.IIIa in the Krakow museum here:

http://hydro-carbons.blogspot.com/2012/09/mercedes-diii-180hp-engine.html

Offline GAJouette

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Re: Mercedes DIIIa
« Reply #16 on: December 31, 2012, 01:21:38 AM »
  Bo,
What a great title for the website "Grease N Gasoline" Much appreciate the link my old friend. I'd imagine Keith (Kornedbeef) will shortly be including dings and dents in his intake manifolds and oil lines. AMS or not Keith is the Detail Master  IMHO.
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Re: Mercedes DIIIa
« Reply #17 on: January 02, 2013, 10:02:20 AM »
Moi? How very dare you  ;D

My latest build (will post in prog pics when the weather allows) Is the Fok Variant in the guise of Bruno Loerzer pre accident of course, To be honest I've had some difficulty in constructin and a unplanned drop did some unpleasant damages, I suggest anyone builds a cowls on version strengthens the joins between cowls and fuselage (My only ral gripe with WNW's D.VII so far is that they could have produced her with both fuselage options for early and late, that bodge joint just isnt upto standard. They did it on the old SE5A to give you a wrinkle option... Anyway. Shut up keith :o
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Re: Mercedes DIIIa
« Reply #18 on: January 30, 2014, 07:33:11 PM »
I will ask next time I am over there, may not be soon though.

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Re: Mercedes DIIIa
« Reply #19 on: April 06, 2014, 11:02:24 PM »
Aha! Now I know what a "priming cup" is! Which way to Aviattic??  ;D
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Offline dr 1 ace

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Re: Mercedes DIIIa
« Reply #20 on: April 07, 2014, 08:31:38 AM »


Jamo and Bo, thanks for posting the pics/site !!


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Re: Mercedes DIIIa
« Reply #21 on: April 07, 2014, 07:05:53 PM »
Jamo and Bo thank you for these interesting links.

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Offline Flugzeugwerke

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Re: Mercedes DIIIa
« Reply #22 on: April 07, 2014, 07:34:16 PM »
All I did was dig up a link; Jamo took all those amazing pictures and has made them available to all of us at (relatively) high resolution, he deserves the thanks ...

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Re: Mercedes DIIIa
« Reply #23 on: September 12, 2018, 03:42:25 AM »
For some interesting tidbits about the Mercedes engine, including the oil mess from the exposed springs, check out YouTube, searching for Kermie Cam Albatros.  "Albatros D-II in New Zealand" was particularly helpful, I thought.
Kermit Weeks has videos with lots of technical info on several WWI airplanes.

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Re: Mercedes DIIIa
« Reply #24 on: September 12, 2018, 04:52:47 AM »
Most likely that valve gear mess would be similar on other engines too.