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Offline eindecker

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Re: First kit suggestions?
« Reply #15 on: June 15, 2018, 01:13:40 AM »
Greetings, Jim

I would agree that given your preferences the Snipe will be a great kit. Iíd like to build one myself.
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Re: First kit suggestions?
« Reply #16 on: October 23, 2018, 08:42:43 AM »
Thereís also the Fokkker D VII. Great kit with no rigging.

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Re: First kit suggestions?
« Reply #17 on: October 24, 2018, 04:48:13 PM »
In 1/48 I would recommend Eduard Fokker Dr.I. Virtually no rigging, no lozenge, dead simple strut arrangement, fits well, pretty accurate, colourful schemes and is a classic. Any of the Eduard Fokker D.VII variants are good kits, also.

If rigging doesnít intimidate you, then Eduard SE5a is a good kit.


PS Iím not on Eduardís payroll!

Offline JimF

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Re: First kit suggestions?
« Reply #18 on: October 25, 2018, 10:38:01 AM »
Apologies for not replying before this, had a few non hobby issues rear up, took me away from the hobby desk for a bit. I did buy several WNW kits during that period.

I had decided not to start the WNW Snipe, as I am more interested in RNAS aircraft from earlier in the war

I have since acquired a WNW Pup for a good price, and bought a Spec. Hobby Bristol M.1c.

However, I'm actually starting on a Gavia 1/48 Bristol Scout and have bought a few other 1/48 kits. I did buy a few 1/72 kits, but found that size too small.

If things go well, I may stay with 1/48, and buy Lone Star Models Felixstowe.

Oh, and I guess I should mention that I have no interest in German aircraft at all, though I do appreciate the suggestions.

Thanks again.

Jim F


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Re: First kit suggestions?
« Reply #19 on: November 22, 2018, 04:24:26 PM »
Hi Jim,

I would love to hear your opinion about the Gavia Scout?