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(Login rgronovius) Missing-Lynx members 18.104.22.168
Sounds like old Testors kits
July 24 2012, 10:07 AM
the yellow box ones from the 1980s. They labeled the sprues with a symbol in the instructions, usually a circle, square and a triangle on a cut out page. Then when you built the kit, it listed part 12 triangle, you knew what sprue it was from.
Tamiya and Dragon both use a letter to call out the sprues.
(Login zappa93) Missing-Lynx members 22.214.171.124
I always thought it would be nice...
July 24 2012, 5:48 PM
...if the reference source for markings and painting info was noted on the kit instruction's painting guide.
Book title, author, publisher, ISBN and page (or web-site address) would be very helpful. It is very likely the manufacturers know where they got their info, so why not share and make it all-the-more-easier for modlers to confirm?
Many after-market decal manufacturers (Archer, Bison and Echelon come to mind) provide such info as an aid to their customers.