Can anyone scan or photo the Matchbox 1to72 Me109E upper cowling for me ?

To complete a comparison of all the Messerschmitt Bf109E cowlings for an article in a modelling group newsletter which must go for printing urgently, I need scans or good quality digital pics of the Matchbox 1/72 scale Me109E engine cowling, namely a top (plan) view, side view and front view. Its actually very easy to do...heres how:- My example has annoyingly gone missing. It will mean detaching from sprue and assembling with tape and affixing the cowling 'lid' on with perhaps double sided tape or minute blobs of bluetack. Top and side shots are just a question of laying them on the scanner glass if using scanner. I find it best for showing the panel lines which is important. The front view is best on camera (I used a camcorder zoomed in which can take stills). If scanning then attach fuselage to a box with double sided tape or standard tape or blue tack, place box on scanner with aircraft upper surface facing oncoming scanner, preview it and adjust so that exhaust stack top or bottom is not visible, this will mean aircraft then is seen truly head on. A shallow box will allow a piece of paper with hole on it to be threaded down over the aircraft to aid the shot. (otherwise lay some cloths around it)

To be printed at 1/32 scale means the result should look acceptable when enlarged to 5cm long on paper. A flatbed scanner (they can see 3D objects, I use a 25mm high paper 'tent' over the item) set at 225% will do nicely at 200 dpi. 256 greyscale is sufficient. Can anyone oblige. Perhaps best if you respond here then I choose someone. Resulting file size is small and I shall supply an email address to send it to.

Thanks Steve

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