Re: To Bill Schatzer

Matt Bittner (
Wed, 20 Sep 1995 07:18:27 -0500

On 20 Sep 95 at 10:32, Martin Lawder typed diligently:

> I thought I would get my hand in with some easier models first, so i have
> just completed a Fokker D.VII with BlueRider decals as von Buren's
> red and white Jasta 18 machine.

Revell's or ESCI's? Basically the same kit, but inquiring minds, and

> My next project after the Albatros will be the Taube. I've still got to get
> some old german crosses for this (I forget them when ordering from Americal),
> or maybe I should try to paint them :-)

Whose Taube?

> I usually have two or three models on the go at the same time, and I also
> model other scales and wwii and things without propellors (don't tell
> anyone on the list, please :-)

Too late. Follow Erik's advise, and build that Merlin AEG G.IV.
That is the only way to true WW1 nirvana. Or, better yet - even
though it isn't as bad as the G.IV - build the Meikraft Caproni and
include ALL rigging and it ALL must work!!! Hahahahahahahahaha!!

<Shhh. Don't tell others that I _occasionaly_ build non-WW1


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

"It must be inordinately taxing to be such a boob." - Brain