Sponsor Message:
Aviation Hobby Forum
My Starred Topics | Profile | New Topic | Forum Index | Help | Search 
What Are Herpas?  
User currently offlinePilot1113 From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 2333 posts, RR: 11
Posted (14 years 8 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 2137 times:

Until I ventured on this part of the forum I believed them to be a type of disease that you got from a brothel...

Could someone please help me here?

Thank you,

Neil Harrison

5 replies: All unread, jump to last
 
User currently offlineJetstream 61 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 69 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (14 years 8 months 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 2069 times:

herpa aircraft are very high quality, very detailed die cast 1:500 scale models. They come in many types and colors. Although there are not as many available as Schabak, they are much better quality and Herpa makes a lot of special and limited edition models.

Regards,
Jack


User currently offlineAmerican_4275 From United States of America, joined Aug 1999, 1076 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (14 years 8 months 14 hours ago) and read 2264 times:

Just to add on to what Jetstream 61 said, the Herpa Die Cast Aircraft Models also are all painted on. They have no cheap decals that come off in 5 minutes. They're great aircraft. You can take a look at some at www.herpa.de. Good luck

American_4275


User currently offlineTeahan From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 5294 posts, RR: 61
Reply 3, posted (14 years 8 months 13 hours ago) and read 2052 times:

What are Decals ???


Goodbye SR-LX MD-11 / 6th of March 1991 to the 31st of October 2004
User currently offlineDan-air From United States of America, joined Sep 1999, 614 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (14 years 8 months 9 hours ago) and read 2167 times:

Take a look at the 1/200 scale herpa models, they are simply astounding in their quality. They are extremely accurate reproductions - they use cad/cam to create the molds. The detail is fantastic - and the quality far better thna you could achieve with a plastic model that was painted and decaled. These models are expensive, but worth it in my opinion.

I'm not a fan of the 1/500 scale herpas, they are too small and hideously scaled in some aspects (check out the undercarriage!) and for the most part bear a vague resemblance to the original.


User currently offlineDanny From Poland, joined Apr 2002, 3509 posts, RR: 2
Reply 5, posted (14 years 7 months 4 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 2048 times:

Decals are some kind of stickers, that most model makers use instead of real paint. That way, the sticker comes off after some time...and that sux.

Top Of Page
Forum Index

Reply To This Topic What Are Herpas?
Username:
No username? Sign up now!
Password: 


Forgot Password? Be reminded.
Remember me on this computer (uses cookies)
  • Aviation hobby related posts only.
  • Back all your opinions with facts.
  • No adverts of any kind. This includes web pages.
  • No hostile language or criticizing of others.
  • Do not post copyright protected material.
  • Use relevant and describing topics.
  • Check if your post already been discussed.
  • Check your spelling!
  • DETAILED RULES
Add Images Add SmiliesPosting Help

Please check your spelling (press "Check Spelling" above)


Similar topics:More similar topics...
FSX - What Are The Framerate Hogs.... posted Wed Oct 25 2006 20:45:26 by YEGspotter
What Are Your Worst FS Crashes? posted Wed Aug 2 2006 23:06:41 by Azza40
Air Finland & Oman Air DVD's - What Are They Like? posted Sat Jun 18 2005 17:31:19 by Ryanair737
What Are Your System Specs For FS9 posted Tue May 31 2005 07:47:42 by Ffis34
What Are Good Virtual Airlines posted Thu Mar 24 2005 05:05:05 by AmericanPilot
What Are Your Next Flights On FS? posted Sun Mar 6 2005 08:57:11 by N754AN
What Are Virtual Airlines? posted Mon Dec 6 2004 12:51:57 by SmithAir747
What Are Your FAV FS2004 Airliners? posted Thu Aug 12 2004 21:53:33 by Miaskies
Justplanes...... What Are They Doing? posted Tue Jul 6 2004 03:15:00 by N754pr
Model Builders - What Are You Currently Building? posted Wed Apr 7 2004 00:58:12 by DeltaMD11

Sponsor Message:
Printer friendly format