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Old Dec 21, 2012, 12:05 PM
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Spad xiii

im building the Spad xiii, any recomendations for tissue color?
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Old Dec 21, 2012, 01:49 PM
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Hi - you could put your questions in your original post so people can read the question with the other information
The SPAD was usually four colour top surfaces with a light blue underside. If I were building it with coloured tissue, I'd choose light blue undereath wings, tail and fuselage and a lightish green on the tops. Then the darker camouflage colours can be painted onto the light green tissue. If you search the net for SPAD XIII picures you'll see the comouflage pattern is almost always the same with individual markings added over it.

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Old Dec 21, 2012, 10:00 PM
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Which one is it? Wingspan? Expected weight?

Tissue may not be the best material to use. Easiest would be the plain tan version. Almost all the rest were the factory camo colors.
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 08:13 AM
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im building the Spad xiii, any recomendations for tissue color?
This Paint scheme Might be a tad tricky for tissue, you migth have to dope it.
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Old Dec 23, 2012, 08:15 AM
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AAllen please post some pics of your Spad as you build, thats what makes a good build thread.
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