TIGER HOBBIESLIMITED Posted August 26, 2022 Share Posted August 26, 2022 (edited) There have now been a few reviews in youtube of the Gecko 1/35 Ambulance 35GM0070, most are very good, and one gives the model 10 out of 10. One of the reviews, apart from saying the Airfix version overall better than the Gecko, fine all entitled to their opinion, stated one of the reasons he marked the model down was poor clear parts. Remember this youtuber has 20k subscribers, which is a lot in the model world, stated he was disappointed that the side window(door) option was poor compared to the main windscreen. Remember the Airfix version does not come with the unfolded side doors. On the model the main windscreen was clear, but the clear part on the optional side door was dull and wavy ( the door is molded fully in a clear part) The problem with trying to recreate accuracy, is sometimes folks think is wrong and a fault with the model. Dear Modelers fret not, the reason the side door window is dull and wavy, is due to the fact on the real vehicle the side window is not glass, as the complete door has to be folded away when not in use. Some later post war versions had actual doors with glass but not in WW2, or certainly not in the field. It was made of an early form of plastic call acetate and acetate is not as clear as glass and becomes worse with use, also the folding away of the door is going to make it a bit wavy. TopWorldAuto >> Photos of Austin K2 - photo galleries Edited August 26, 2022 by TIGER HOBBIESLIMITED 2 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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