Re: old Smer/Heller SPAD

Charles Hart (
Mon, 27 Nov 1995 15:08:58 -0700


You wrote:
>I just discovered a great source of 1/72 and 1/48 scale ballon tires the
>other week in my local Home Despot superstore. O rings used in faucets in
>the Bathroom Plumbing section. They come in a variety of sizes and are
>cheap at ~ 15 cents each (whatever happened to the 'cent' key?). These
>seem like they would be good for cockpit coamings also.
Good idea. I seem to remember an article in a Windsock some time ago
in which someone used curtain rod rings of brass, considerably filed down,
of course for such purpose. I suppose that those tires would never go

>I am finishing up an Eduard Siemens Schuckert D III and a Sierra Scale
>Gotha WD 7. What is everyone else working on right now?

How are you finishing the WD.7 ??