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What do you need from TaurusModels?
« on: July 09, 2014, 10:18:05 PM »
Hi,
holidays finished, time to work!

I noticed, that my best sellers are products suggested by you. So I'd like to ask you, what is in yours oppinion most wanted/necessary for WNW's models.
Treat this topic as a wish list - the person who suggests the product as a first, and I'll do it, can expect a little parcel :)

For this time I'm planning few things:

Engines:
- Bentley BR2 - thanks to Simon I've got the best possible documentation;
- Mercedes DIII;
- Mercedes DIIIa;
- Oberursel UrII/LeRhone 110;

Details:
- Fokker wingnuts to fasten the sheet panels (thanks Beto for suggestion!)
- Muzzle for LMG08/15 - two types (I know that Part offers great upgrade, but sometimes only boosters are needed for etched coolers)
- workshop table
- tools and toolbox

What else? Depends on YOU!

Thanks and regards, Lukasz

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Re: What do you need from TaurusModels?
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2014, 10:49:01 PM »
How about some wheel chocks?

Offline Ian from Doncaster

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Re: What do you need from TaurusModels?
« Reply #2 on: July 09, 2014, 11:01:10 PM »
Or tail stands?  I have seen them used in dioramas - not done enough research to see what was used in real time.

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Re: What do you need from TaurusModels?
« Reply #3 on: July 09, 2014, 11:28:27 PM »
Or tail stands?  I have seen them used in dioramas - not done enough research to see what was used in real time.

It's ready - see product 3212



All the best, Lukasz

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Re: What do you need from TaurusModels?
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2014, 12:39:38 AM »
How about cameras for the two eaters?
My stash is out of control!

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Re: What do you need from TaurusModels?
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2014, 01:16:30 AM »
I like the idea of cameras, Lukasz, and also the Bentley.  I'd also like to see those in 1/48 scale.
Cheers,
Bud
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Re: What do you need from TaurusModels?
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2014, 01:18:18 AM »
Lukasz,

A couple thoughts..

1) For inside the cockpits: throttles, primers, seat cushions, instrument panels
2) tail skids
3) control horns

Also, one of the biggest problems I run into is how delicate the struts are on the WnW kits. I've had major problems with them breaking on the Re.8 and the Fe.2b kits. I'm not sure if there is a way to make stronger resin or even metal struts to replace these.

By the way... I LOVE your products. Keep up the amazing work.

-Jim Coatney
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Re: What do you need from TaurusModels?
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2014, 01:23:39 AM »
I would love to see new control horns pre drilled or dimpled to make it easier to drill. I would also really like to see some control cable connectors that you can attach to the control horn easily with ends drilled so you can glue in the thread or turnbuckle.
Love your stuff by the way and cant wait to try your new machine guns.
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Re: What do you need from TaurusModels?
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2014, 05:10:05 AM »

I looking forward to the Fokker wingnuts, have you already started with it?


Just prepared my lathe and starting.

Thanks for propisitions! Camera, lifter, MG control gear will be done.
By the and of holidays, also Bentley should be ready.

I was thinking about Benz BzIV timing gear. It seems to be visible element of engine, and to be hardly simplify in WNW's models.

Cheers, Lukasz

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Re: What do you need from TaurusModels?
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2014, 05:25:29 AM »
What about a trolley with 10 spoked wheels used to move Gotha bombers (and other types) around the airfield? Could sell particularly well once WNW's AEG comes out.

Here is my version of the trolley in 1/72:



I will hunt out some photos tonight
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Re: What do you need from TaurusModels?
« Reply #10 on: July 10, 2014, 05:31:15 AM »
What about a British type refueling trolley? Hippo did one in 1/72 and it has an upright fuel drum:



Again, will try to hunt out some images this evening
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Re: What do you need from TaurusModels?
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2014, 08:27:37 AM »
No one has resin replacement seat for Rodens SSW D.III ....




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Re: What do you need from TaurusModels?
« Reply #12 on: July 10, 2014, 09:00:33 AM »
There are a lot of great suggestions here and all would be worthwhile additions, but in my mind I would like to see starting magnetos in 1:32 scale, a lot of kits do not have the starting magneto included but it is a very important part of the aeroplane, would also be great for the scratch builder. Here are two photos but there are a lot of different types.

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Re: What do you need from TaurusModels?
« Reply #13 on: July 10, 2014, 09:04:37 AM »
Drain cocks, for radiators,  oil & fuel tanks. Infuriatingly longwinded to make one by one

A complete Merc DIII & DIIIa would help breath life into Rodens Albatrossen

Spinners for Albies too. Save hours of sanding.

I think the idea put forward for control horns is an excellent one and seconds that.

Spring catches for cowls etc. cold be one long spring & separate ends to make varios types for various A/C

Always a fan of what you bring us Lucasz.

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Re: What do you need from TaurusModels?
« Reply #14 on: July 10, 2014, 10:14:49 AM »
Turnbuckles, turnbuckles, turnbuckles. The Gas Patch ones cost had the price of a kit. Way too much. A few different types with drill index dimples (or holes...) for threading the "wire" at a reasonable cost would be fantastic. Every WWI aircraft needs many turnbuckles of different sizes.
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