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Tricks & Tips Discussion Group

Hosted by Dave Parker from AFV Modeller magazine, this discussion group is geared towards modelling technique questions ranging from construction to final weathering. This forum was created so that "newbies" can post without being intimidated by the sometimes highly technical nature of the other discussion groups.

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  1. Where do you keep your flux? View Thread - James Wolfe on Feb 2, 2008, 9:09 AM
    1. Brother Jim... - bobCollignon on Feb 2, 2008, 1:46 PM
      1. 3-11pm - JW on Feb 2, 2008, 7:16 PM
      2. PS - JW on Feb 2, 2008, 7:19 PM
        1. Start wearing... - bobCollignon on Feb 2, 2008, 7:48 PM
     
  2. ammo belts View Thread - Rex Ross on Jan 31, 2008, 9:54 AM
    1. Try this??? - Trevor Howard on Jan 31, 2008, 11:17 PM
     
  3. How to get rid of ejector markings? View Thread - Dennis Br√§ndle on Jan 28, 2008, 3:43 PM
    1. Re: How to get rid of ejector markings? - John Murcutt on Jan 28, 2008, 5:31 PM
    2. Trip to the craft store Dennis..... - Clair Greenwood on Jan 29, 2008, 6:59 AM
    3. Tamiya Surfacer - david nickels on Jan 29, 2008, 8:23 AM
    4. Repeated applications - Robert Lockie on Jan 31, 2008, 7:32 AM
      1. I use the cyanoacrylate and - Eddy Willems on Jan 31, 2008, 4:19 PM
     
  4. Painting Sequence View Thread - Christopher Townend on Jan 27, 2008, 4:20 PM
    1. I would .... - Michael Kirchoff on Jan 28, 2008, 6:10 AM
    2. Sequence - david nickels on Jan 28, 2008, 12:19 PM
     
  5. Mixing German Colours... Need some help... View Thread - Trevor Howard on Jan 26, 2008, 10:29 AM
    1. endless possibilities - Chris Knoth on Jan 28, 2008, 3:32 AM
      1. What could be some options for the browns and greens? - Trevor Howard on Jan 28, 2008, 9:07 AM
        1. green and brown - Chris Knoth on Jan 28, 2008, 11:03 AM
          1. Thank you, thank you! Here is the Yellow recipe... - Trevor Howard on Jan 28, 2008, 12:15 PM
     
  6. best colors View Thread - Trevor Horton on Jan 25, 2008, 3:44 PM
    1. Greys - david nickels on Jan 26, 2008, 12:44 PM
     
  7. Archer transfer excess adhesive removal.... View Thread - Matthew Mifsud on Jan 25, 2008, 5:47 AM
    1. archer removal - deany on Jan 25, 2008, 10:52 AM
     
  8. milliput removal View Thread - deany on Jan 23, 2008, 10:29 AM
    1. Milliput removal. - Tony Wittmann on Jan 24, 2008, 3:19 AM
      1. thanks tony - dean on Jan 24, 2008, 11:41 AM
     
  9. Soldering article View Thread - Andrew Albrecht on Jan 22, 2008, 11:23 AM
    1. Awesome article Andrew - Adam Wilder on Jan 22, 2008, 1:54 PM
    2. Fantastic! - roy chow on Jan 22, 2008, 6:55 PM
    3. Thanks guys - really appreciate it! N/T - Andrew Albrecht on Jan 23, 2008, 9:40 AM
    4. Yep....great stuff indeed. Well worth reading!...n/t - Adam O'Brien on Jan 29, 2008, 1:29 AM
     
  10. Tamiya clear vs flat acrylic paint.... View Thread - Matthew Mifsud on Jan 20, 2008, 5:58 PM
    1. No ratios but... - Andrew Albrecht on Jan 21, 2008, 8:00 PM
     
  11. Guys, I just tried out that "hairspray" method... View Thread - David E. O'Hara on Jan 20, 2008, 11:32 AM
    1. And ten days later, there's more progress... - David E. O'Hara on Jan 30, 2008, 6:37 PM
      1. More shots, tonight... - David E. O'Hara on Feb 9, 2008, 10:36 PM
     
  12. Good Paint For Metal Cables? View Thread - Jim King on Jan 19, 2008, 12:16 PM
    1. Do a search... - bobCollignon on Jan 19, 2008, 2:25 PM
      1. Yea in hind sight - Jim King on Jan 19, 2008, 10:14 PM
        1. Lacquer Primer... - bobCollignon on Jan 19, 2008, 11:22 PM
        2. Thanks - Jim King on Jan 20, 2008, 2:11 AM
    2. Floquil is good also N/T - Jeff Nolan on Jan 21, 2008, 8:21 PM
     
  13. what glues actully glue trumpeter tracks? View Thread - pete smith on Jan 18, 2008, 3:21 AM
    1. the All Plastics Crazy Glue fixes them - david nickels on Jan 23, 2008, 2:30 PM
     
  14. Self made Photo etch tutorials? View Thread - roy chow on Jan 15, 2008, 10:05 AM
    1. Re: Self made Photo etch tutorials? - Matt Leese on Jan 16, 2008, 6:08 AM
      1. Try Here Roy - Jeff Nolan on Jan 18, 2008, 10:07 PM
      2. better late than never? - Stewart Rose on Mar 29, 2008, 5:06 PM
     
  15. Painting wet mud View Thread - Peter Johansson on Jan 13, 2008, 3:53 PM
    1. Here is an article...... - Adam Wilder on Jan 14, 2008, 3:32 AM
      1. Thanks - Peter Johansson on Jan 14, 2008, 5:09 AM
    2. wet mud - dean on Jan 21, 2008, 4:10 PM
     
  16. Advice on tools & tracks View Thread - Darrin Greggans on Jan 13, 2008, 5:50 AM
    1. Depends... - Andrew Albrecht on Jan 13, 2008, 6:02 PM
      1. Re: Depends... - Darrin Greggans on Jan 14, 2008, 5:19 AM
     
  17. Tamiya mix for "Sand Grey" (Israeli Armor Sand)? View Thread - Tim Greeman on Jan 12, 2008, 11:52 PM
    1. So many variables - david nickels on Jan 14, 2008, 8:51 AM
     
  18. Precision Glue Tips problem View Thread - Toby Knight on Jan 12, 2008, 4:16 AM
    1. Wire Applicators - Rick Nelson on Jan 12, 2008, 6:50 PM
    2. CA applicators - Chris Salak on Jan 19, 2008, 9:50 AM
     
  19. What do you guys use for your dio's gound work View Thread - Bob Yack on Jan 11, 2008, 2:28 PM
    1. Celluclay... - bobCollignon on Jan 11, 2008, 3:26 PM
      1. Thanks Bob - Bob Yack on Jan 11, 2008, 9:01 PM
        1. Re: Thanks Bob - Rob Plas on Jan 21, 2008, 8:07 AM
     
  20. How Do I Texture Armor Plate using Mr. Surfacer View Thread - Jose. T. Rodriguez on Jan 10, 2008, 11:06 AM
    1. scroll back a page to current post 51 nt - david nickels on Jan 10, 2008, 12:54 PM
     
  21. Wash Seems too dark View Thread - Jim King on Jan 7, 2008, 12:40 PM
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  23. Lighting View Thread - Jim King on Jan 6, 2008, 1:01 PM
    1. Color Temp. - Andrew Albrecht on Jan 8, 2008, 7:26 PM
     
  24. Intake pipes on Tiger I View Thread - Bob Mandel on Jan 6, 2008, 10:43 AM
    1. if you mean the tubes on top of the Pfiel system - david nickels on Jan 7, 2008, 5:57 PM
     
  25. Question about a certian type of snow for my 1/35 dios View Thread - Perry Lockhart on Jan 6, 2008, 10:15 AM
    1. Hobby Lobby at Christmas sells a paint - Jeff Nolan on Jan 7, 2008, 6:03 AM
      1. Re: Hobby Lobby at Christmas sells a paint - Perry Lockhart on Jan 7, 2008, 2:17 PM
        1. Your Link is messed up N/T - Jeff Nolan on Jan 11, 2008, 9:46 AM
     
  26. A couple more suggestions. View Thread - Eric McClure on Jan 5, 2008, 5:24 PM
    1. Sorry this was for Phil's question below. - Eric McClure on Jan 5, 2008, 5:25 PM
     
  27. Creating Movement View Thread - Phil Goodwin on Jan 3, 2008, 6:59 PM
    1. some ideas...... - Niels Henkemans on Jan 5, 2008, 4:43 PM
     
  28. Airbrush Tip View Thread - Ted Nichols on Jan 3, 2008, 2:35 PM
    1. LMAO! yeah, that would be bad - Perry Lockhart on Jan 6, 2008, 10:13 AM
     
  29. MV Lens chart View Thread - james surratt on Jan 1, 2008, 1:45 AM
    1. I sent you an Email - Jeff Nolan on Jan 1, 2008, 8:56 PM
      1. could you send me one too - robert maxwell on Jan 6, 2008, 2:22 AM
        1. Sent N/T - Jeff Nolan on Jan 7, 2008, 6:06 AM
     
  30. Help with building Dragon Firefly (Sherman) Tracks View Thread - Tom Moon on Dec 31, 2007, 3:14 PM
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  32. Firefly track building technique? View Thread - Tom Moon on Dec 31, 2007, 12:54 PM
    1. Tasca has a tool - Rick Nelson on Dec 31, 2007, 6:03 PM
     
  33. Vallejo paint chipping off! View Thread - Grahame Bredbere on Dec 31, 2007, 11:46 AM
    1. it needs a primer - david nickels on Dec 31, 2007, 4:14 PM
      1. That ain't no lie - Jeff Nolan on Jan 1, 2008, 8:59 PM
        1. vallejo - Grahame Bredbere on Jan 2, 2008, 1:23 AM
          1. Thats fairly common with acrylics - david nickels on Jan 2, 2008, 8:59 AM
     
  34. Hairspray technique View Thread - Bob Mandel on Dec 27, 2007, 3:35 PM
    1. Try here ...... - Joe Osborne on Dec 28, 2007, 12:05 PM
     
  35. Ultrasound cleaner View Thread - Esko Koskinen on Dec 26, 2007, 12:53 PM
    1. I love mine - roy chow on Dec 27, 2007, 1:29 AM
    2. Ultrasonic cleaner - Jim Fredd on Dec 27, 2007, 4:06 PM
      1. What kind of solution do you use? - Vince Chmielewski on Jan 2, 2008, 3:52 AM
        1. Dish soap - Clair Greenwood on Jan 2, 2008, 7:24 PM
        2. Solution for ultrasonic cleaning - Jim on Jan 15, 2008, 3:52 PM
     
  36. Spray can to airbrush? View Thread - Shon Stephens on Dec 26, 2007, 11:08 AM
    1. Sure - david nickels on Dec 26, 2007, 5:37 PM
      1. Tamiya White Liquid Primer - Shon Stephens on Dec 27, 2007, 9:26 AM
        1. Its more like Mr. Surfacer - david nickels on Dec 27, 2007, 11:02 AM
     
  37. Merry X-mas and a Compressor Question.... View Thread - Brian N. Stanley on Dec 25, 2007, 9:52 AM
    1. Compressor Question - Jim Fredd on Dec 27, 2007, 4:11 PM
    2. Silver Jet - Jim King on Dec 29, 2007, 12:36 PM
     
  38. Gluing Tamiya Vinyl Tracks View Thread - Pat Clark on Dec 19, 2007, 10:57 PM
    1. any really - david nickels on Dec 20, 2007, 9:26 AM
     
  39. Stripping Tamiya Surface Primer? View Thread - Shon Stephens on Dec 18, 2007, 10:17 AM
    1. Its hard to remove a laquer - david nickels on Dec 20, 2007, 9:28 AM
      1. Must be a matter of time - Shon Stephens on Dec 20, 2007, 10:42 AM
     
  40. how to paint realistic headlights? View Thread - Brian Alfano on Dec 16, 2007, 12:20 PM
    1. What I have done - Scott Millican on Dec 16, 2007, 7:37 PM
    2. Vallejo alcohol based "Super Silver" - david nickels on Dec 17, 2007, 8:50 AM
     
  41. What do I use to clean Vallejo paint from airbrush? View Thread - Michael McDonald on Dec 12, 2007, 7:51 PM
    1. Vallejo Air - Adam Wilder on Dec 13, 2007, 3:42 AM
      1. Thanks Adam. I... - Michael McDonald on Dec 13, 2007, 9:27 AM
    2. Vallejo cleanup - C Sherman on Dec 23, 2007, 10:11 PM
      1. Thanks Chuck. - Michael McDonald on Dec 26, 2007, 2:03 PM
     
  42. Weathering UN Leclercs View Thread - Eyal Reinfeld on Dec 11, 2007, 1:36 AM
    1. UNIFIL Leclercs - Jason Bobrowich on Dec 11, 2007, 10:57 PM
      1. Thank you I will! - Eyal Reinfeld on Dec 12, 2007, 12:44 AM
     
  43. Priming Friul Metal Track View Thread - Peter Yoon on Dec 6, 2007, 1:59 PM
    1. Re: Priming Friul Metal Track - Rick Nelson on Dec 6, 2007, 6:59 PM
    2. Model Master - Matt Grzybinski on Dec 7, 2007, 11:32 AM
      1. Painting Fruili's... - bobCollignon on Dec 7, 2007, 11:42 AM
    3. Got Blacken-It! - Peter Yoon on Dec 10, 2007, 4:40 PM
     
  44. Best all-around acrylic for modeler on a budget View Thread - Pat Clark on Dec 4, 2007, 12:58 PM
    1. Gunze - david nickels on Dec 4, 2007, 4:09 PM
      1. Thank you Mr. Nickels - Pat Clark on Dec 5, 2007, 9:35 AM
        1. Agree but disagree-sorta... - bobCollignon on Dec 5, 2007, 10:29 AM
          1. Making Tamiya more brushable - david nickels on Dec 5, 2007, 4:49 PM
      2. watch out using spray can Dullcoat though... - Mike Duguay on Dec 8, 2007, 11:33 PM
        1. Cautions - david nickels on Dec 9, 2007, 11:46 AM
    2. What are you using to thin Vallejo - Scott Millican on Dec 5, 2007, 10:43 AM
     
  45. Question on Blacken-it View Thread - Clint Shepherd on Dec 2, 2007, 5:07 PM
    1. Blacken the fret first.. - bobCollignon on Dec 2, 2007, 5:59 PM
    2. Nope, wont bother super glue - Clair Greenwood on Dec 4, 2007, 7:41 AM
    3. Re: Question on Blacken-it - Rick Nelson on Dec 4, 2007, 6:56 PM
      1. Blacken-it help!!! - Darren Hance on Dec 5, 2007, 5:53 AM
        1. Blacken -it is... - bobCollignon on Dec 5, 2007, 11:49 AM
          1. Thanks.... - Clint Shepherd on Dec 5, 2007, 5:06 PM
          2. Re: Blacken -it is... - Rick Nelson on Dec 5, 2007, 6:52 PM
            1. Disappearing brass... - bobCollignon on Dec 6, 2007, 1:11 PM
              1. Re: Disappearing brass... - Rick Nelson on Dec 6, 2007, 6:56 PM
                1. Maybe a misunderstanding... - bobCollignon on Dec 7, 2007, 11:33 AM
        2. Blacken It in UK - Ross Jarvis on Dec 6, 2007, 11:18 AM
        3. Try some U.K. . . . - Warren Dickinson on Dec 23, 2007, 10:19 AM
    4. Blacken-it in Australia - Tim James on Dec 9, 2007, 11:57 PM
     
  46. liquin - how much to use? View Thread - Paul Baker on Nov 30, 2007, 10:03 AM
    1. Re: liquin - how much to use? - Rick Nelson on Nov 30, 2007, 6:58 PM
      1. As much as Paint - Paul Baker on Dec 1, 2007, 4:59 AM
        1. Re: As much as Paint - Rick Nelson on Dec 2, 2007, 5:04 PM
          1. re: re: as much as paint - Paul Baker on Dec 3, 2007, 2:33 AM
     
  47. any individual track link jig available out there? View Thread - dan ju on Nov 26, 2007, 2:28 PM
    1. I use a variety of bits that I keep in my toolbox - John Murcutt on Nov 26, 2007, 8:34 PM
     
  48. White glue and PE View Thread - √Čtienne Tardivel on Nov 26, 2007, 12:44 PM
    1. You got it! - Ted Paone on Nov 28, 2007, 3:48 PM
     
  49. Trumpeter E10 and E25 Vinyl tracks View Thread - Tom Ossola on Nov 25, 2007, 6:27 PM
    1. So does the Loctite All Plastics CA glue nt - david nickels on Nov 26, 2007, 12:02 PM
      1. I used... - Scott Dimmick on Nov 30, 2007, 8:41 AM
     
  50. Painting and weathering German WW 2 Primer red finishes View Thread - Scott Dimmick on Nov 25, 2007, 11:15 AM
    1. Over on the Axis page - roy chow on Nov 25, 2007, 2:51 PM
     
  51. Ok...Another Mr. Surfacer Question... View Thread - Brian N. Stanley on Nov 24, 2007, 10:24 AM
    1. It's simple, really - Michael Kirchoff on Nov 25, 2007, 4:44 AM
      1. Thanks Mike... - Brian N. Stanley on Nov 25, 2007, 7:00 PM
      2. What do you take to clean your brush? - Lukas Friedli on Nov 30, 2007, 3:31 AM
        1. To clean ... - Michael Kirchoff on Nov 30, 2007, 5:29 AM
     
  52. Cleaner after use of Mig filter View Thread - Notger Schlegtendal on Nov 23, 2007, 9:07 AM
    1. Re: Cleaner after use of Mig filter - John Murcutt on Nov 23, 2007, 4:37 PM
      1. White Spirit is Mineral Spirts - david nickels on Nov 23, 2007, 5:15 PM
        1. Re: Cleaner after use of Mig filter - Notger Schlegtendal on Nov 24, 2007, 7:16 AM
     
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