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Re: AMT Klingon Cruiser

Postby mophius » Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:50 pm

Careful now.


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Re: AMT Klingon Cruiser

Postby Tesral » Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:45 pm

mophius wrote:Careful now.
;)


Being one of the PNGs, (who is built like a linebacker), I think I can get away with that. :D
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Re: AMT Klingon Cruiser

Postby IceGiant » Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:59 am

Well I decided that I didn't like the long barrel version of the aft torpedo launcher so I cut out the center and trimmed it down.

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Re: AMT Klingon Cruiser

Postby IceGiant » Fri Jul 14, 2017 1:02 am

While working on the bulb I needed to fill the gap on the side. I tried using CA and baking soda which does work but as has been mentioned hard as rock and seems to expand. I'm hoping with a bit of sanding and once it's primes and painted this will be hidden.

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Re: AMT Klingon Cruiser

Postby MEATLOAFr » Fri Jul 14, 2017 11:29 pm

IceGiant wrote:While working on the bulb I needed to fill the gap on the side. I tried using CA and baking soda which does work but as has been mentioned hard as rock and seems to expand. I'm hoping with a bit of sanding and once it's primes and painted this will be hidden.



best part is you can clean it up with some nail polish remover (acetone) to knock down the large chunks to a more manageable amount
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Re: AMT Klingon Cruiser

Postby IceGiant » Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:18 am

MEATLOAFr wrote:
IceGiant wrote:While working on the bulb I needed to fill the gap on the side. I tried using CA and baking soda which does work but as has been mentioned hard as rock and seems to expand. I'm hoping with a bit of sanding and once it's primes and painted this will be hidden.



best part is you can clean it up with some nail polish remover (acetone) to knock down the large chunks to a more manageable amount


SWEET!!! Thanks for the tip!

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Re: AMT Klingon Cruiser

Postby MEATLOAFr » Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:29 pm

IceGiant wrote:
MEATLOAFr wrote:
IceGiant wrote:While working on the bulb I needed to fill the gap on the side. I tried using CA and baking soda which does work but as has been mentioned hard as rock and seems to expand. I'm hoping with a bit of sanding and once it's primes and painted this will be hidden.



best part is you can clean it up with some nail polish remover (acetone) to knock down the large chunks to a more manageable amount


SWEET!!! Thanks for the tip!


no problem, just go easy on it, don't want to have to redo everything
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Re: AMT Klingon Cruiser

Postby Tesral » Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:00 am

MEATLOAFr wrote:best part is you can clean it up with some nail polish remover (acetone) to knock down the large chunks to a more manageable amount


Make sure your nail polish remover has acetone. A lot of the newer formulations that claim to be odorless do not.
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Re: AMT Klingon Cruiser

Postby IceGiant » Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:59 pm

Well I've added detail to the impulse engines with strips of styrene. Anyone have any idea how to deal with seams this small?

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Re: AMT Klingon Cruiser

Postby trekriffic » Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:53 pm

IceGiant wrote:Well I've added detail to the impulse engines with strips of styrene. Anyone have any idea how to deal with seams this small?


Fill them with putty and sand smooth. Perfect Plastic Putty would work great for these small seams and it dries fast so you can sand right away. An epoxy putty would work too but you need to let it dry overnight before sanding.
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