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Tackling a complex kit.June 27 2012 at 11:28 AM
|Owen R Auer (Login mailman7777777)|
from IP address 188.8.131.52
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.
Inquiring minds want to know....
- Build it all... - Gino P. Quintiliani on Jun 27, 2012, 12:01 PM
- Re: Tackling a complex kit. - Dave Manter on Jun 27, 2012, 12:19 PM
- Black wire ducting - Owen R Auer on Jun 29, 2012, 12:09 AM
- Black wire ducting - Owen R Auer on Jun 29, 2012, 12:11 AM
- Now, that's a good queston Owen!! - Shane Gowan on Jun 29, 2012, 6:25 AM
- Might just be better to replace it - david nickels on Jun 29, 2012, 7:53 AM
- Or try what Malc did - Shane Gowan on Jun 29, 2012, 5:20 PM
- No different than pretty much any other kit - david nickels on Jun 27, 2012, 2:41 PM
- Thanks - Owen R Auer on Jun 27, 2012, 6:12 PM