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Frank Luke SPAD 13 "No.21" (full color) 3d printed

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Frank Luke SPAD 13 "No.21" (full color) 3d printed Material choices (not this plane)
Frank Luke SPAD 13 "No.21" (full color) 3d printed Material choices (not this plane)

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Frank Luke SPAD 13 "No.21" (full color) 3d printed
Frank Luke SPAD 13 "No.21" (full color) 3d printed

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Frank Luke SPAD 13 "No.21" (full color)

$32.97
3D printed in high definition full color, parts are shipped fully cleaned from soluble support material. parts may have partial shiny surfaces and staircasing may be noticeable in hard light conditions.
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Product Description
This is a full-color 1:144 3D print of SPAD XIII 15836 "No. 21" of Lt. Frank Luke, Jr., of 27nd Aero Squadron.  Luke flew several SPADs including -- probably -- the No.26 he is most associated with, but we know he flew No.21 for at least one balloon-busting mission in 1918.  Luke was America's second-highest scoring ace with 21 air victories, many of them balloons.

No painting is necessary -- this model comes printed in full color, ready to use.  It comes with an integral flight peg for mounting on game flight stands (not included), which can be carefully removed with a cutting tool, if desired.  The peg is designed for a fairly tight fit; you can file it down slightly if you prefer a looser fit.  The model does not come with a flight stand, maneuver deck, or plane card.  You can find an unofficial plane card for this plane in this paint scheme at https://linen.miraheze.org/wiki/File:S13-Luke-21-card.jpg.

Material choice: High-Definition Full Color has a smoother, satiny surface and deeper colors; Full Color Nylon 12 (MJF) makes a less expensive alternative, with a rougher, matte surface and less deep blacks.  Both are robust materials and fine for gaming.   Attached here is a picture that shows the difference between the surfaces.  "Matte HDFC" and "Smooth FCN12" choices mean the prints are oversprayed in the factory, and the difference with the overspray is subtle.  You can find more material photos and comparisons at https://www.wingsofwar.org/forums/showthread.php?35581-Material-HDFC-vs-Full-Color-Nylon-12-(MJF).

If you are willing to prepare and paint models, you can find an inexpensive single-color print of a SPAD 13 at https://shpws.me/MExR or https://shpws.me/MExL.  Plane statistics and gaming information may be found at https://linen.miraheze.org/wiki/SPAD_13.   Please see this notice for information about fixing slight warping of Shapeways prints:  https://poeland.com/Shapeways/shapeways-warping.html.
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What's in the box:
SPAD13-Luke-21
Dimensions:
5.63 x 1.82 x 4.41 cm
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2.22 x 0.72 x 1.74 inches
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Mature audiences only.
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