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Author Topic: 1/96 Westland Wasp 1  (Read 2176 times)

deadbeat

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1/96 Westland Wasp 1
« on: February 03, 2011, 04:52:44 PM »

Before purchasing my Deans HMS Nubian kit (pictures in a later post) I decided I wanted a Wasp on the back. Do you think I could source a 1/96 Wasp. Sirmar did do a resin body, which I did order last July, still waiting!!!!!

I also purchased on e-bay Airfix's 1/72 Westland Scout. I assembled this kit only as far as completing the body.



Having come to the conclusion that a 1/96 Wasp was unattainable I looked at modifying the Scout. Cutting and converting a 1/72 Army Scout to a 1/96 Wasp was quite a challenge.

I first obtained a plan, profile and front elevation of a Wasp, using the 1/72 body as a reference I dimensioned the diagram at 1/96 scale. I then reduced the diagram to an approximate 1/96 scale so I now had a 1/96 diagram close enough to take dimensions from.

See next post.
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john s 2

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Re: 1/96 Westland Wasp 1
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2011, 05:13:27 PM »

Youre wait for ever with Sirmar. Took a lot of peoples money and has not sent the goods. See post in traders section. John.
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