: Paul - are you able to express an opinion as
: to whether a model like the Karel Doorman /
: Nairana would be feasible in this plastic
: rather than FUD?
: I know you cannot give a technical view - I
: could ask Frank, but haven't as yet - it's
: more a general view as a model maker /
: painter as to whether it would work. Thanks.
: I am also considering buying some model
: railway items but have no direct experience
: of plastic vs. FUD.
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: I've had mixed experiences with 1/1250
: from Shapeways. Some are good but too
: fragile. Some are made from the white
: frosted material which is too fuzzy and not
: easy to work with. Some have poor detail.
: But here's one I recommend. This is the U.S.
: Army Landing Ship Vehicle GENERAL FRANK
: BESSON,the first of a class of eight LSVs
: commissioned between 1988-2006, and still in
: The model is made by Mini and Beyond, which
: also makes the Philippine verson of the
: ship, the BACALOD Class.
: The model is sturdy with good detail and
: made in matte translucent plastic, rather
: than the frosted material. It paints up very
: The vehicles do not come with the model.
: These are mostly from the support vehicle
: set purchased separately from Snafu.
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