Kev K (email@example.com)
Mon, 12 Jun 2000 18:17:08 GMT
Someone in the list mentioned before, for any kind of kit customization or
scratchbuilding you'll need the "pinning" method. What you do is get a pin
vise and drill a small hole into both of the connecting ends of the
plastics. Then insert a small metal rod or tube (can be bought in most
hobby stores) in these holes and use a touch of epoxy cement to glue them.
This will keep the plastic rod from breaking since it's pinned down on the
plastic itself. Hope that helps.
>From: "-V-" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: [gundam] modelling adhesives
>Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2000 00:48:00 -0700
>For modelling people:
>When doing customizing, let's say you were to make joint (or let's say you
>are extending a forearm) alot of the times, you would have a _L <-- this
>kind of a protruding thing.. (sorry, not very good explanation). But after
>you cut that protruding thing and extend with plastic board etc.. what do
>you guys use to stick the new plastic rod back on? This is usually
>something I'm always stuck with and each time, it falls off. I've tried
>epoputty, epoxy, cement, laquer putty... but after moving it around, it
>will still break. (i want to keep the movement).
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