James Boren (jboren@earthlink.net)
Sun, 13 Jun 1999 15:13:13 -0700

>In a message dated 6/13/1999 3:42:13 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
>lim_jyue@pacific.net.sg writes:
>> Here's something I discovered about MG kits. Remember those nasty
>> spruce marks/scars that you have to paint over to hide? Well, I used some
>> acrylics, and after painting it on the scar, I quickly wiped it away.
>> Apparently, the scar marks will absorb the colour rather quickly, so as
>> as you used a reasonably close colour, the marks will disappear, at least
>> casual observations.
>I was reading the painting and modelling tips from Testor's web site and they
>said acrylic paints are plastic! That could explain why acrylics seem to
>cover up those marks.

would there be a way lightly sand and or polish out the sprue marks, w/o
needing to paint?


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