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 Author  Topic: Elco 103 Class Foot Rail
Jeff D

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My best guess at the (unspecified in Elco drawings) scallop spacing:





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Jeff,
Nice to see you are still looking after us. Thanks, great work as usual.

Best Regards,
Stu.





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Jeff D

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Thanks Stu, it was a part I'd been putting off because of the PIA factor.

Judging by your 195 images Italeri did a good job replicating it. Or did you modify the kit part?



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Jeff,
I am afraid to say It needed a bit of loving care. I used the rail from 2 kits to make one complete set.

Best Regards,
Stu.





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Wow, then good job. I can't remember seeing a model kit, or modeler get it so right before. You even got the right number of scallops before and after the spliced section!



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Stu, you're telling me I need two kits to make one set of rails? Sounds like it might be time to make a mold. :-)
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Stuart Hurley

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Dave,
Either that or scratchbuild sections like I did with the 109.
I had PT 596 as a doner kit for other things, although I have used surprisingly little. I used the extra rails I got from that.
Thanks Jeff,
I had to get the scallops right as there is a high probability of someone counting them
A bit of extra contouring and job done.

Best Regards,
Stu.





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