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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. Dullcote Disaster Update and tip View Thread - Matt Grzybinski on Apr 6, 2005, 9:30 AM
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  3. Italeri Panther D Corrections View Thread - Lauren Blakley on Apr 4, 2005, 12:27 PM
    1. Some... - David Nickels on Apr 4, 2005, 12:57 PM
     
  4. No more drilling of Sprue!!! View Thread - Brian Balkwill on Apr 3, 2005, 2:46 PM
    1. No more drilling - John Franklin on Apr 4, 2005, 11:44 AM
      1. Just got some this very afternoon - Alasdair K Johnston on Apr 4, 2005, 12:32 PM
    2. No Pole fishing in the US - Brian Balkwill on Apr 5, 2005, 2:04 PM
    3. U.K. online shop - Brian Balkwill on Apr 5, 2005, 2:12 PM
     
  5. Priming lower hull (metal) View Thread - Michel Guay on Apr 3, 2005, 8:21 AM
    1. Primer - David Nickels on Apr 4, 2005, 10:52 AM
      1. Thanks - Michel Guay on Apr 4, 2005, 7:52 PM
      2. Question to David - Michel Guay on Apr 4, 2005, 8:22 PM
        1. Thanks - David Nickels on Apr 5, 2005, 9:22 AM
     
  6. WW1 German field grey uniform colour View Thread - Jonas Svensson on Apr 1, 2005, 1:12 PM
    1. Once you said HO/00... - Ricardo Haddad on Apr 7, 2005, 3:16 PM
    2. Beautiful coloration - Jonas Svensson on May 13, 2005, 5:09 AM
     
  7. Best Jadgtiger kit? View Thread - Brian Balkwill on Apr 1, 2005, 12:53 PM
    1. Dragon or Revell reboxes of Dragon - roy chow on Apr 1, 2005, 4:04 PM
     
  8. Hex Head bolts View Thread - Peter HIghtower on Apr 1, 2005, 10:34 AM
    1. Peter, Plastruct makes styrene shapes... - Dave O'Hara on Apr 1, 2005, 10:59 AM
      1. 3 or 4 sizes actually... - John Barnicoat on Apr 1, 2005, 5:35 PM
     
  9. Help with tools View Thread - Jason Turcotte on Mar 31, 2005, 7:44 PM
    1. Tools - Robert Lockie on Apr 1, 2005, 4:07 AM
    2. I don't like black, try a dark grey, then dry brush a lighter grey or steel, then some .. - Ron Hetherington on Apr 1, 2005, 3:26 PM
    3. My tools (pic) - David Nickels on Apr 4, 2005, 11:01 AM
     
  10. a problem with Dragon's panthers.... View Thread - Anonymous on Mar 30, 2005, 10:05 AM
    1. Uhmmmm.... - Greg H on Mar 30, 2005, 11:06 AM
      1. oops, sorry, i thought i put my name, - Justin Wang on Mar 30, 2005, 12:06 PM
    2. Posting guidelines Justin - Adam Wilder on Mar 30, 2005, 12:05 PM
    3. Re: a problem with Dragon's panthers.... - Andrew Hall on Mar 30, 2005, 5:22 PM
      1. haha, yep, guess you did a good job. - Justin Wang on Mar 30, 2005, 5:42 PM
        1. okay, that didn't do your panther justice, - Justin Wang on Mar 30, 2005, 5:44 PM
          1. Thanks Justin - Andrew Hall on Mar 31, 2005, 8:11 AM
     
  11. Pre AMPS Dullcote Disaster..... View Thread - Matt Grzybinski on Mar 29, 2005, 9:13 AM
    1. That stinks! - John F. Steinman on Mar 29, 2005, 11:42 AM
    2. Repaint is probably your option - David Nickels on Mar 29, 2005, 5:30 PM
    3. stumped - Adam Wilder on Mar 30, 2005, 6:48 AM
    4. Updates and progress - Matt Grzybinski on Mar 30, 2005, 8:54 AM
    5. Search this thread.... - Alan Covey on Mar 30, 2005, 12:22 PM
    6. Bad luck - Andrew Hall on Mar 30, 2005, 5:39 PM
    7. been there - tom temple on Apr 1, 2005, 3:33 PM
    8. Fix to your Problem - Scott Negron on Apr 7, 2005, 12:35 PM
      1. Thanks Scott... all set! N/T - Matt Grzybinski on Apr 8, 2005, 10:35 AM
     
  12. Humbrols View Thread - Justin Wang on Mar 28, 2005, 5:08 PM
    1. turpentine - Adam Wilder on Mar 28, 2005, 8:44 PM
      1. Thank you, Adam - Justin Wang on Mar 29, 2005, 10:41 AM
     
  13. the carpet monster is dead ! View Thread - Franck Edet on Mar 28, 2005, 9:31 AM
    1. My counterattack on the carpet monster - Tom Herling on Apr 2, 2005, 7:02 AM
     
  14. Robart Hobby Paint Shaker from Micromark: POS View Thread - J. McQueen on Mar 27, 2005, 11:38 PM
    1. The Robart Shaker in-deed is poor quality - Randy Riley on Mar 29, 2005, 2:39 PM
      1. Contact Robart - David Nickels on Mar 29, 2005, 5:35 PM
    2. Paint stirrers - Tom Herling on Mar 30, 2005, 7:05 AM
    3. Wow - Steve Kostelak on Apr 13, 2005, 7:19 PM
      1. wow - James McQueen on Apr 15, 2005, 3:26 PM
     
  15. drybrush, future, wash..what is correct order? View Thread - David Simon on Mar 27, 2005, 6:09 PM
    1. Future - Scott Dimmick on Mar 27, 2005, 7:23 PM
    2. My order of finishing - Jim Carswell on Mar 29, 2005, 9:47 PM
     
  16. Advice on figurines View Thread - Brian Balkwill on Mar 27, 2005, 1:31 PM
    1. What I might do ..... - Adam Wilder on Mar 28, 2005, 7:21 AM
     
  17. tarpaper roofing View Thread - Pat on Mar 27, 2005, 8:49 AM
    1. Maybe waterpaper? - Brian Balkwill on Mar 27, 2005, 1:32 PM
    2. Please use both your first and last name Pat - Adam Wilder on Mar 28, 2005, 7:10 AM
     
  18. Oil Stains View Thread - Tom Moon on Mar 26, 2005, 7:38 PM
    1. Oil Stains - Stewart Young on Mar 27, 2005, 5:40 AM
    2. Oil Stains - Tom Herling on Mar 27, 2005, 6:37 AM
    3. oil and other stains - Adam Wilder on Mar 27, 2005, 8:34 AM
    4. Thanks, - Tom Moon on Mar 27, 2005, 10:25 AM
     
  19. New and old Formula Humbrol Paint? View Thread - Scott Dimmick on Mar 25, 2005, 11:27 PM
    1. glossy - Alberto Martelli on Mar 26, 2005, 4:07 AM
    2. Old vs new... - Frank Michaels on Mar 26, 2005, 6:34 AM
      1. Humbrol - Dave Foster on Mar 29, 2005, 2:50 PM
     
  20. T55 turret interior ? View Thread - Peter Hightower on Mar 24, 2005, 11:13 PM
    1. T-55 Interior - Paul Gibson on Mar 25, 2005, 2:56 PM
      1. T55 interior - Peter on Mar 25, 2005, 8:18 PM
      2. Re: T-55 Interior - Peter Hightower on Apr 1, 2005, 10:32 AM
     
  21. Priming with Tamiya Fine Primer...Good Idea?? View Thread - Brian N. Stanley on Mar 24, 2005, 2:33 PM
    1. Good idea n/t - David Nickels on Mar 24, 2005, 2:36 PM
    2. prime away - jack fisher on Mar 24, 2005, 9:24 PM
    3. Thanks Guys! - Brian N. Stanley on Mar 25, 2005, 10:32 AM
     
  22. Acrylic Paint Question #3 & 4 View Thread - John Franklin on Mar 24, 2005, 7:38 AM
    1. Probably too thick - David Nickels on Mar 24, 2005, 8:01 AM
    2. Do everything Dave said and.... - Adam Wilder on Mar 24, 2005, 10:50 AM
    3. Answer to #4 - Steven Lu on Mar 31, 2005, 3:27 PM
     
  23. Acrylic paint Question # 2 View Thread - John Franklin on Mar 21, 2005, 5:40 PM
    1. rubbing alcohol - Adam Wilder on Mar 21, 2005, 6:49 PM
    2. Clean Up...... - Ron Hetherington on Mar 21, 2005, 8:06 PM
      1. Also, the gun should not rust as long as you don't let water/solvents sit in it.. - Ron Hetherington on Mar 21, 2005, 8:08 PM
    3. Windex works well ,too... - Nick Cortese on Mar 22, 2005, 12:04 PM
      1. But don't use the blue stuff, it actually leaves a blue tone. Try to find the clear,... - Ron Hetherington on Mar 23, 2005, 5:28 PM
     
  24. Paint Colours Needed View Thread - Christopher Johnson on Mar 21, 2005, 1:32 AM
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  26. Pigment powders heads up View Thread - Don Campbell on Mar 20, 2005, 9:26 PM
    1. so Don, is your next house going to be Panzer Grey? - Graeme Davidson on Mar 21, 2005, 11:17 AM
      1. well so far - Don Campbell on Mar 21, 2005, 5:01 PM
     
  27. My first Zimm... View Thread - Brian Balkwill on Mar 20, 2005, 2:55 PM
    1. wow.. - nick cortese on Mar 20, 2005, 9:07 PM
    2. Good stuff Brian - Adam Wilder on Mar 21, 2005, 7:25 AM
     
  28. Improving celluclay workability View Thread - Tom Herling on Mar 20, 2005, 6:27 AM
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  30. Tow cables View Thread - MOORE George on Mar 19, 2005, 5:59 PM
    1. I tried and I did see! - Dave Foster on Mar 23, 2005, 12:25 AM
     
  31. Humbrol paint resuscitation? View Thread - Tom Herling on Mar 19, 2005, 6:44 AM
    1. Humbrol Enamel thinner - Adam Wilder on Mar 19, 2005, 6:56 AM
    2. Humbrol paint. - Mike Starmer on Mar 19, 2005, 3:28 PM
     
  32. utting in a curve ? on plastic card or brass View Thread - Gordon Jenkinson on Mar 19, 2005, 4:03 AM
    1. Scratchbuilders trick .... - Mike Kirchoff on Mar 19, 2005, 8:49 AM
      1. easy - ossie Orsbourn on Mar 20, 2005, 8:38 AM
        1. Thanks Guys.....nt - Gordon Jenkinson on Mar 26, 2005, 9:54 AM
     
  33. Paint Question View Thread - John Franklin on Mar 18, 2005, 9:27 AM
    1. re: Paint Question - mgard on Mar 18, 2005, 1:13 PM
      1. Please use your first and last name - Adam Wilder on Mar 18, 2005, 1:55 PM
        1. That's it Adam! First week on the job and yer already bringin' the hammer down! - Mike Kirchoff on Mar 18, 2005, 3:34 PM
          1. Hello Mike - Adam Wilder on Mar 19, 2005, 6:49 AM
    2. Using one or the other as a base then using the other as a coat is fine, but.. - Ron Hetherington on Mar 20, 2005, 1:46 AM
    3. Thanks Guys I wll try this - John Franklin on Mar 20, 2005, 9:48 AM
     
  34. Suggestions for dealing with Italeri tracks? View Thread - Bing Betita on Mar 18, 2005, 3:43 AM
    1. In the past ..... - Adam Wilder on Mar 18, 2005, 6:57 AM
      1. Italeri tracks....... - Rick Purdy on Mar 19, 2005, 11:17 PM
        1. Tracks PS..... - Rick Purdy on Mar 22, 2005, 1:00 PM
        2. Thanks! - Bing Betita on Mar 23, 2005, 12:45 AM
      2. Thanks Adam, unfortunately.. - Bing Betita on Mar 23, 2005, 12:41 AM
        1. Re: Thanks Adam, unfortunately.. - Darko Simic on Apr 7, 2005, 7:47 AM
     
  35. Tamiya Super Fine AB Help View Thread - John Franklin on Mar 16, 2005, 7:05 PM
    1. I had a superfine a few years ago..... - Adam Wilder on Mar 16, 2005, 8:54 PM
      1. RE I had - John Franklin on Mar 16, 2005, 9:46 PM
        1. Hello John (and anyone else) - Adam Wilder on Mar 17, 2005, 6:23 AM
          1. I tried the acrylic - John Franklin on Mar 21, 2005, 5:44 PM
     
  36. New moderator View Thread - Missing-Lynx Team on Mar 16, 2005, 12:06 PM
    1. Re: New moderator - Rick Purdy on Mar 16, 2005, 2:45 PM
    2. Great Addition! - Brian N. Stanley on Mar 16, 2005, 3:26 PM
    3. Thank you Rick and Brian - Adam Wilder on Mar 16, 2005, 8:51 PM
    4. Congrats Adam - Ed Bernardo on Mar 16, 2005, 11:08 PM
      1. Adam is the perfect choice ... - Dan Capuano on Mar 17, 2005, 1:47 AM
    5. Good choice! - Miguel Jimenez Mig on Mar 17, 2005, 5:38 AM
    6. Ed, Dan and MIG - Adam Wilder on Mar 17, 2005, 6:00 AM
    7. All the best , Adam!! - Nick Cortese on Mar 17, 2005, 7:10 AM
    8. You have been a great ..... - Adam Wilder on Mar 17, 2005, 7:54 AM
    9. Congrats! - John F. Steinman on Mar 17, 2005, 4:27 PM
    10. Great choice, congrats Adam! - Mike Land on Mar 17, 2005, 10:21 PM
      1. Welcome to the team! - Tom Cockle on Mar 17, 2005, 11:52 PM
    11. John, Mike and Tom - Adam Wilder on Mar 18, 2005, 6:30 AM
    12. Congratulations Adam! - Alex Clark on Mar 18, 2005, 7:35 AM
    13. Could always use your ..... - Adam Wilder on Mar 18, 2005, 2:02 PM
    14. Best of luck... - Alan Bessler on Mar 20, 2005, 8:41 PM
      1. Thanks Alan - Adam Wilder on Mar 21, 2005, 7:28 AM
     
  37. Getting hold of dental burrs View Thread - Toby Knight on Mar 16, 2005, 8:21 AM
    1. Toby - Von Bargen Martin on Mar 16, 2005, 11:17 AM
    2. Ask another? - David Nickels on Mar 17, 2005, 9:25 AM
    3. I agree - John F. Steinman on Mar 17, 2005, 4:29 PM
    4. While you're at it - Robert Lockie on Mar 21, 2005, 10:11 AM
     
  38. KTII - MG 34 scratcbuild View Thread - Brian Balkwill on Mar 15, 2005, 8:20 AM
    1. Do you mean the cupola mount? - Robert Lockie on Mar 15, 2005, 10:02 AM
      1. Thats the one - Brian Balkwill on Mar 15, 2005, 12:13 PM
        1. On the way - Robert Lockie on Mar 15, 2005, 2:21 PM
          1. could you send it to me also?, thanks - Tito Costa P on Mar 16, 2005, 9:38 AM
    2. (%*%^^*$££!!!! - Brian Balkwill on Mar 17, 2005, 4:32 AM
     
  39. Help!!!!! View Thread - Matthew Pritchett on Mar 14, 2005, 11:12 PM
    1. Did it really eat throught the future? - Bing Betita on Mar 18, 2005, 3:52 AM
      1. It Was Hungry..... - Matthew Pritchett on Mar 18, 2005, 10:18 PM
        1. I have more impressions than you do! - Bing Betita on Mar 23, 2005, 12:50 AM
     
  40. washing View Thread - chris jones on Mar 14, 2005, 8:37 PM
    1. A lot of modelers today .... - Adam Wilder on Mar 15, 2005, 8:37 AM
      1. washing - chris jones on Mar 15, 2005, 2:33 PM
        1. The Matt 70 is ..... - Adam Wilder on Mar 15, 2005, 3:29 PM
     
  41. Speaking of Photo Etch...FRUSTRATION!! View Thread - Brian N. Stanley on Mar 14, 2005, 11:38 AM
    1. A piece of 11 gage stainless steel will.... - Adam Wilder on Mar 14, 2005, 5:25 PM
      1. Thanks a bunch Adam...by the way... - Brian N. Stanley on Mar 14, 2005, 9:24 PM
      2. I use a piece of glass.. - Brandon Hopkins on Mar 15, 2005, 2:00 AM
    2. Hockey pucks - Lee Lloyd on Mar 15, 2005, 5:54 AM
      1. Dont struggle....problem has been solved - Alasdair K Johnston on Mar 15, 2005, 1:41 PM
      2. Save those pucks! - Gary Edmundson on Mar 15, 2005, 4:52 PM
    3. Snipper - david nickels on Mar 15, 2005, 3:28 PM
    4. My method - Niko Asposalo on Mar 21, 2005, 5:38 AM
     
  42. Eduard Etch View Thread - Clayton Sokoll on Mar 14, 2005, 8:01 AM
    1. Photo of real thing helps - david nickels on Mar 15, 2005, 3:32 PM
     
  43. Warped Resin , any fixes? View Thread - John Shimek on Mar 13, 2005, 6:44 PM
    1. boiling water? - Adam Wilder on Mar 14, 2005, 5:35 PM
      1. Fixed... - John Shimek on Mar 14, 2005, 6:54 PM
     
  44. Aiwata Micron B...is it worth it? View Thread - Sylvain Couture on Mar 13, 2005, 12:48 PM
    1. Sylvain - Von Bargen Martin on Mar 13, 2005, 2:58 PM
      1. Re: Sylvain - Sylvain Couture on Mar 14, 2005, 1:42 AM
      2. Micron B - Alan Wong on Mar 14, 2005, 3:25 PM
        1. Alan - Von Bargen Martin on Mar 14, 2005, 5:04 PM
    2. Tamiya Superfine - John Franklin on Mar 14, 2005, 11:31 AM
      1. You really need to get a new compressor...Is yours the blue one??? - Ron Hetherington on Mar 20, 2005, 1:56 AM
     
  45. Yet another filter question! View Thread - Bob Muckley on Mar 12, 2005, 8:46 AM
    1. Filters, my take ..... - Mike Kirchoff on Mar 12, 2005, 2:07 PM
      1. Re: Filters, my take ..... - Anonymous on Mar 12, 2005, 2:36 PM
        1. Oh, I am like a beginner....this is me! n/t - Miguel Jimenez on Mar 12, 2005, 2:37 PM
        2. fading with oils - Bob Muckley on Mar 12, 2005, 9:30 PM
    2. Where can I... - Byron Leal on Mar 13, 2005, 1:37 PM
      1. Right here... - Jim Carswell on Mar 14, 2005, 2:47 AM
     
  46. Flat Coat / Matt Varnish Questions View Thread - Randy Pawelko on Mar 11, 2005, 5:27 PM
    1. flat - Johan Detruyer on Mar 13, 2005, 3:42 PM
    2. flat coat - tom temple on Mar 14, 2005, 3:06 PM
    3. Re: Flat Coat / Matt Varnish Questions - Albert Yu on Mar 17, 2005, 3:39 AM
     
  47. What will happen to my tank when I run it in the garden? View Thread - Nick on Mar 11, 2005, 1:03 PM
    1. Load the main gun! Rotortiller at 9 o'clock! - Brian Fendley on Mar 12, 2005, 12:27 AM
      1. Do proper modellers do it? - Nick on Mar 12, 2005, 3:19 AM
        1. What's a proper/adult modeller? - Frank Sullivan on Mar 14, 2005, 12:59 AM
    2. What would happen - Wolfgang Balandran on Mar 14, 2005, 3:32 PM
      1. Water? - Nick on Mar 18, 2005, 7:21 PM
     
  48. Important Notice - Image copyright View Thread - Missing-Lynx Team on Mar 11, 2005, 8:35 AM
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  50. What is the best thing to simulate rope? View Thread - Andy Lock on Mar 10, 2005, 1:10 PM
    1. Model ship rigging thread.. - Alan Bessler on Mar 10, 2005, 1:19 PM
      1. Model Ship Rigging - Andy Lock on Mar 10, 2005, 1:48 PM
        1. Think ? F&F carry it nt - Alasdair K Johnston on Mar 11, 2005, 4:07 AM
          1. F&F - Andy Lock on Mar 11, 2005, 7:11 PM
     
  51. Any hints for hinges? View Thread - John Shimek on Mar 9, 2005, 10:01 PM
    1. Fine Scale Modeler - Pat Alexander on Mar 10, 2005, 4:29 AM
      1. Re: Fine Scale Modeler - John Shimek on Mar 10, 2005, 7:57 PM
      2. Probable solution... - John Shimek on Mar 10, 2005, 10:42 PM
     
  52. 1/35 Zimmerit technique View Thread - M. Gallagher on Mar 9, 2005, 6:41 PM
    1. Thanks for Posting... - nick cortese on Mar 9, 2005, 11:00 PM
    2. Gotta try it someday ! - Yann Jouault on Mar 10, 2005, 4:57 AM
      1. The watch repair guy... - M. Gallagher on Mar 10, 2005, 11:10 AM
      2. The Alkett waffle pattern - M. Gallagher on Mar 10, 2005, 11:45 AM
    3. Thanks Manus! - Mike Land on Mar 10, 2005, 9:41 PM
    4. Thanks, Manus! - Dave O'Hara on Mar 11, 2005, 10:00 PM
     
  53. Bubbling and burnt paint View Thread - Scott Dimmick on Mar 8, 2005, 2:37 PM
    1. Burnt Paint - Mike Kirchoff on Mar 8, 2005, 4:41 PM
     
  54. Aftermarket zim recommendations: Panther A/Tiger II(P) View Thread - Peter Dahl on Mar 8, 2005, 1:31 PM
    1. For the Panther A... - Matthew Toms on Mar 8, 2005, 2:33 PM
     
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