Bf109E4/N

Discussion in 'Your Completed Kits' started by Wurger, Jan 11, 2008.

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What is it made of ?

  1. 1. plastic

    13.3%
  2. 2. wood

    36.7%
  3. 3. metal

    6.7%
  4. 4. paper

    36.7%
  5. 5. other materials

    6.7%
  1. Wurger

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    There are some pics of Bf109E4/N model.I wonder if you can guess the material which has been used to make it.The poll is for that.
     

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    So nobody wants to guess.:(
     
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    Too tough to call, tho I think I'll vote Paper....
     
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    THX Les :D
    There some more details.
     

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    I voted paper too ! When do we find out ?

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    Shortly, dear friend.:D
     
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    I will go with wood.

    I meant paper and that is what I voted for.
     
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    If thats wood, I am beyond impressed....
     
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    Wojtec: What do the markings on the aircraft mean ? The two dashes, and the ">".

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    OK guys there is a rest of pics. :D
     

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    I went for wood Wurger....
     
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    I went plastic, there's no way that's paper. It could be wood though.
     
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    The mark "->" or "<-" means that the plane was flown by Geschwaderkomodore (unit commander),then the second dash ( following the Balkenkreuz) indicates the Second Gruppe.
    The Bf109 E4/N was flown by Gen.Adolf Galland (major and then oberstleutnant) the JG26 commander and one of the best Luftwaffe experten (aces).
     
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    Plastic is just too obvious, I'll go with wood
     
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    Ide say Hand carved from Wood, or it could be an epoxy Resin.
     
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    I voted paper just looking at the first post. But having seen some of the close up shots now, I do not think it is paper. Never having seen a paper kit, I would think that embossing the paper to make panel lines and whatnot would likely be cost prohibitive.

    Sooo... hmmm. Not sure now. The engine detail is pretty crude. Not plastic. Maybe wood or resin.
     
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    I was looking at the thickness of the material which to me eliminates wood
     
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    Some interesting points there.:D
    Think,think friends. ;)
     
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    I say other materials
     
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    I thought paper because if you look in the back wall of the cockpit it looks like the paper has a bit of a "wave" to it.
     
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