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A revisited topic with ideas

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  • Member since
    January 2005
  • From: Canberra, Australia
Posted by aussiemuscle308 on Monday, September 24, 2018 2:35 AM
"Come on Dak, get ready to fire that tow cable!" rather than buy expensive paint stirrers, just cut the handle off an old hobby paintbrush

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  • From: Hamptonville, NC
Posted by TarheelRick on Saturday, September 22, 2018 6:51 AM


I build models because I can't afford the real thing!

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  • From: Hinesville, Ga
A revisited topic with ideas
Posted by DAK on Friday, September 21, 2018 4:34 PM

Ive seen several asked about tech tree sprue leftovers. Create a clay mold that dries with heat like a casting. Make two parts if need be measuring required. Place baking Spray then pieces into the lining. Use foil to cover and bake at 100* checking it within 45 seconds. 

  Ive used red and black wiring from small electronics beyond repair for battery / starter cables in cars as well as stripped out (gutted) black wire for hoses.

  I’ve used styrofome blocks to shape seats and dashes with cloth carefully sealed with construction adhesives (when using these thin out with water). 

 Ive used Q-tip tubes for exhaust as well as found durable copper wire coded for in house electrical outlets That has the coating still on it. Easy to paint on can be plunged into plastic if preheated just right.




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