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Tackling a complex kit.

June 27 2012 at 11:28 AM
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Need some opinions on building a fairly complex kit.
I'm talking about the Hobbyboss M1070. But it pertains to any kit really.

1. Paint the pieces on the sprues? This would make gluing difficult since I would have to remove paint before gluing. I have done this before though, You would only need to touch up paint later.

2. Build and paint in sub-assemblies. This would take much longer for the build and you'd still need to glue pieces later.

3. Assemble the entire kit and paint later. But then you'd really have a tough job getting paint to those out-of-the -way areas.

4. Build an Aurora monster kit and hand paint it.(My front porch, early 60's)

I'm leaning towards option 4.

Owen
Inquiring minds want to know....

 
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  1. Build it all... - Gino P. Quintiliani on Jun 27, 12:01 PM
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  3. Re: Tackling a complex kit. - Dave Manter on Jun 27, 12:19 PM
    1. Black wire ducting - Owen R Auer on Jun 29, 12:09 AM
    2. Black wire ducting - Owen R Auer on Jun 29, 12:11 AM
      1. Now, that's a good queston Owen!! - Shane Gowan on Jun 29, 6:25 AM
        1. Might just be better to replace it - david nickels on Jun 29, 7:53 AM
          1. Or try what Malc did - Shane Gowan on Jun 29, 5:20 PM
     
  4. No different than pretty much any other kit - david nickels on Jun 27, 2:41 PM
    1. Thanks - Owen R Auer on Jun 27, 6:12 PM
     


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