Peter Savin (pedro@shiporama.org)
Wed, 26 Jul 2000 10:29:17 -0700


Another good trick is to rubber band a piece of fine mesh (window screen,
cloth, whatever you can find) to the end of your vacuum cleaner. Then just
vacuum, the vacuum will pick up the polycap or whatever and the mesh will
hold it in place for you.

Peter Savin
bawoo@shiporama.org

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gus Jae" <gusjae@channel1.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2000 6:25 PM
Subject: Re: [gundam] Looking of "caps" in all the wrong places (was:
annoyances)

> For those who are under 25, that subject title was a spoof on a song from
> the 70s.
> Anyway...
> A good way for locating any small, but not flat parts on the floor or rug
is
> by placing a flash light on the floor, laying on it's side, and turn it
on.
> By moving it around, anything raises from the carpet,: part, pizza crust,
> roach.. you name it, will cast a shadow, which makes it a little easier to
> sport. Sometimes I kept a empty tuna fish can ( a little heavier and
harder
> to knock over) next to me to collect and hold small pieces.
> As for decals, if they are the sticker kind, this is what you do...
> Go to your local post office. Find a Priority Mail sticker Label. Remove
> the label and you now have the waxed paper which you can make into a
> temporary decal holding place.
> Gus Jae
> http://welcome.to/gusnjennswedding
> gusjae@channel1.com
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <CookSuxXL@aol.com>
> To: <gundam@aeug.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2000 8:47 PM
> Subject: Re: [gundam] annoyances
>
>
> > In a message dated 7/25/2000 4:43:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> > jercar@aristotle.net writes:
> >
> > > The most annoying thing is losing those polycap parts under the table
> > > (especially if you have dark carpet). I hired my brother to find a
> piece
> > > for me for a hefty reward, and he searched for half an hour without
> finding
> > > it. I, however, used my method of sweeping the carpet with my arms
and
> > > found it within ten seconds. Then another annoyance is dropping a
> decal
> > and
> > > then finding it on the bottom of your shoe a week later.
> >
> > The thing with polycaps is, is that if you ever lose one or run out...
> most
> > other kits have plenty of extra. I just finished the 1/144 Turn A
Gundam,
> > and the entire spree is basically unused.
> >
> > ~Andy Lee
> > CookSuxXL
> > Webpage: http://cooksux.8k.com
> >
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