1/48 scale Sopwith Triplane with Skis is available online from Squadron.com
This is Eduard's 1/48 Sopwith Triplane "Black Maria" (Profipack).
Said to be the first kit released using Eduard's by-now-famous LTM
processing technic, the parts are much cleaner and the details more
delicate than their early kits.
I mixed a customised lighter shade of the PC10 and CDL to give yhe
model a "scaled look".
The woodgrain effect on the interplane struts was achieved using sail
colour as a base coat and then carefully brushing on heavily thinned
brown, gray and black and then a couple of coat of Tamiya's acrylic
clear orange and clear red mixture and finally protected with a final
coat of clear semi-flat varnish to withstand the following oil colour
0.1mil monofilamint fishing line was used for rigging wire. It was
glued into pre-drilled holes using CA glue applied with the tip of a
Model, Text and Images Copyright © 2001 by Patrick
Page Created 17 June, 2001
Last Updated 18 July, 2001
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