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Bébé vs. Eindecker
Nieuport 11/16 Bébé vs. Fokker Eindecker - Western Front 1916 by Jon Guttman
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by: Jim Starkweather [ STAFF_JIM ]


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SUMMARY
Highs: Great photos, illustrations and historical text.
Lows: At 80 pages this book may not delve as deeply as some might like.
Verdict: For the cost though this book is likely worth adding to any WWI modeler.
  Scale: N/A
  Mfg. ID: 781782003533
  Suggested Retail: 18.95 USD
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  PUBLISHED: May 23, 2014
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 89.91%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 90.20%

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About Jim Starkweather (staff_Jim)
FROM: CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES

I started building models in 1971 when I was 6. My first model was a 1/32 P-40 Warhawk. Revell I believe. From there I moved onto the standard cars, Apollo spacecraft, and other kid orientated kits. I don't know what got me started on Armor. I must have seen a Monogram tank kit one day and said "Mom...

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Comments

I think the usual kind of review is a better method. Sorry Jim, your expose' falls short in my opinion. If you don't have a basic knowledge "winging it" as you did is really unfair to the book and its author.
MAY 23, 2014 - 07:33 PM
Hi Bob I understand where you're coming from. Books are particularly tricky for "First Look" reviews - and maybe even more so live on video. I face a similar dilemma myself at times - in fact I appealed in the Contributors' Forum for reviewers just the other day for some WW1 titles we've been offered. As I told the publisher, I could do the honours, but with so much else on my plate it risks not doing justice to them. Judging by Jim's invitation in the video, he'd be delighted to pass on the book for a fuller review. We always need fresh reviewers, so if you or anyone else want to take a crack at it, just drop Jim or the rest of us a line. All the best Rowan
MAY 24, 2014 - 02:57 PM
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