Re: 1/72 guns

Mark K. Nelson (
Mon, 11 Dec 1995 22:47:31 -0700

>> For 1/72 (The Master Scale), what is the prefered after-market machinegun
>> manufacturer? I bought a PE set, but I'll be damned if anyone less than
>> Steve could get those things to look right! Any others?
>> Erik
>For Lewis, Vickers and Parabellum I use Aeroclub right out of the bag.

I have to agree with Aeroclub for Vickers - nobody has an etched Vickers
jacket that looks anything remotely right.

I've built many foto-etch gun - they are fiddly but not that hard (I'm
young and patient while looking for cocking handles in the shadows on the
brown concrete floor. . .)

Tom's Modelworks Lewis, Parabellums & Spandaus look awesome - if only the
instructions had better detail on the fittings on the Spandaus. (And if
only the Lewis guns game with extra magazines or some of the large


Mark (An Employee at Kites & Other Delights in West Edmonton Mall)