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Tackling a complex kit. June 27 2012 at 11:28 AM
Owen R Auer
(Login mailman7777777) Missing-Lynx members from IP address 22.214.171.124
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.... Responses
Build it all... - Gino P. Quintiliani on Jun 27, 12:01 PM
Re: Tackling a complex kit. - Dave Manter on Jun 27, 12:19 PM
Black wire ducting - Owen R Auer on Jun 29, 12:09 AM
Black wire ducting - Owen R Auer on Jun 29, 12:11 AM
Now, that's a good queston Owen!! - Shane Gowan on Jun 29, 6:25 AM
Might just be better to replace it - david nickels on Jun 29, 7:53 AM
Or try what Malc did - Shane Gowan on Jun 29, 5:20 PM
No different than pretty much any other kit - david nickels on Jun 27, 2:41 PM
Thanks - Owen R Auer on Jun 27, 6:12 PM