Re: Eduard Fokker E.III

Randy J Ray (
Wed, 26 Jul 1995 13:54:06 -0600 (MDT)

>> >Is this, by chance in 1:48?
>> >
>> Bwahahahahahahaha... Nope. Hobbycraft did just fine with theirs. This is the
>> scale of Masters... 1/72.
>Ohhhh. Cruel. Could this be a flame? :-o
>(Actually, who knows. Maybe you'll get lucky, and Hasegawa will
>scale up their 1/72nd one. Looks like their finally getting their
>scale "right" with their Dauntless. It's soon to be released in
>1/72nd. What, another flame? :-o )

Actually, it's more like Hasegawa will probably not go to the expense of
scaling up, since most modelers are happy with the Hobbycraft offerings.
Since the I-16 doesn't have the fanatic following the P-51D has, I doubt
we'll see manufacturers trying to out-do each other, a la the current trend
of a newer better Mustang every 9 months or so.


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