RE: WW I vs. Other Models

Douglas R. Jones (
Tue, 06 Jun 1995 12:40:34 -0500

>Erik hits it another factor centre too - time. Apart from a Hurricane I
>built over an 18 month period (lunacy) my WW1 models take at least 3 times
>as long to finish at something like my competition standard. No biplane
>ever gets done quickly. It takes real patience to finish one and not
>everyone wants to wait so long to get their kicks. This may also explain
>why every WW1 modeller I know has a stack of projects on the stocks at any
>time - if you get fed up, work on something else.

Absolutely! In our "I want it right now" world I think this may be a bigger
factor than many are willing to admit! I know I am guilty of having more
than one project going. In fact I have the 1/6th 17 and a D-VII FF model
going. Not to mention the new scale gear for my Pup!

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