Czech manufacturer EDUARD has again proven that they are not only re-releasing older kits in new boxes with new decals, but that they are constantly using these re-editions to rework those older kits to the standards of the 21st century – as my review of the Siemens-Schuckert D. III/D.IV in it´s WEEKEND-edition will prove …
The plastic inside the sturdy box with it´s very pleasing artwork is (of course!) the same as in the PROFIPACK edition No. 8256:
The only addition (as far as construction goes!) is a little plastic sheet with both types of windshields used:
The decals are – unbelievable!
Apart from the tiny sheet with generic national and some personal markings …
With the decals two different markings are possible:
To further enhance your WEEKEND kit EDUARD has set-number FE 715 on offer:
The basic pre-coloured sheet offers everything you will need to make your WEEKEND Siemens-Schuckert a beauty:
Those of us who are not really happy workung with photo-etched parts do get some innovative help from Obrnice – EDUARD´S SUPERFABRIC seatbelts:
Pre-painted and printed with avery pleasing 3-D effect they are the perfect solution for seatbelts – at least to a lazy modeller like me:The instruction is as simple as the seatbelts themselves:One word of warning when working with these SUPERFABRIC seatbelts: It is written in bold letters „Do not use CA glue!!!“
Our well-beloved superglue will destoy the parts immediately! Use „white glue“!
The SSW D.III and the accessories are available directly via the manufacturer´s online-shop: