Re: Re[2]: Interior color: Sopwith Baby

Matt Bittner (
Wed, 15 Nov 1995 11:56:18 -0500

On 15 Nov 95 at 8:50, Bill Shatzer typed diligently:

> Stephen Tontoni typed
> > To change the subject slightly; if I were working on a
> > German aircraft with a lozenge pattern on the fuselage, that
> > pattern would also be inside, correct? I don't EVEN want to
> > talk about matching lozenge for lozenge interior and
> > exterior, but since that pattern is actually part of the
> > fabric, it is going to be visible inside. Same weathering
> > might be in order, or what?
> >
> I would think that would be about right - a lozenge pattern but
> 'washed out' and 'faded'; you'd be looking at the printed lozenge
> pattern colors through a layer of fabric.

Don't forget to "reverse" the pattern.

> I have a modeling acquaintance who insists that all this fascination
> with interiors is silly and that the answer to _all_ cockpit interior
> problems is a fat pilot figure! Seems to work for him!

One of the modelers in our IPMS club - although only builds jets -
paints all his canopies blue, so he won't have to worry about it.
One thing, though, I see a lot of judges not even look at a model if
it isn't "fully decked".


Matthew Bittner WW1 Modeler, ecto subscriber, semi-new dad, PowerBuilder developer; Omaha, Nebraska
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