Recent content by Phaze

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    Gluing rigid foam insulation

    Hey. I work with foam on a regular basis. Here is my suggestion for gluing two foam pieces together. Buy spray foam. Spray on both pieces and press together to collapse the spray foam and separate. Wait a couple minutes for spray foam to get tacky. You can touch spray foam with finger and if...
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    Looking for places to buy photo etch packages and how to do

    Thanks for the reply's I have a Revell Supermarine Spitfire Mk.XVI scale 1:48 model number 04661 I googled and found this what I assume is a photo etch kit for it: Part -S48-093 Spitfire XVI ICM
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    Looking for places to buy photo etch packages and how to do

    I wanted to get some cockpit photo etching for a a plane I bought. I seen somewhere in the forums where somebody built a plane and did the control panel and pilot seat with seatbelts in photoetching and I would like to try it too. I went down to the one model hobby shop but dude doesn't have a...
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    Bottom Feed Airbrush bottles

    So I got me an Iawata bottom feed airbrush and I want to get more bottles with actual lids so I don't have to keep cleaning out the one bottle I have everytime I want to change colors. I looked around the net and amazon sells them for what looks like $6.50 a bottle :o They cannot be that...
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    Tamiya F4U-1A Corsair 1/48

    I really like these videos as a beginner but I can see how they are a pain to make. Have you thought of just recording the entire build and then editing out and then talking over the edited version to explain what you are doing. It sometimes feels like you are distracted and forget your train of...
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    Started my first kit, and frustrated. Help PLZ

    Thanks for the video link. I've never watered down my paint. I thought that because I brushed the paint on, that was why it looked so thick... I never realized it should be so watered down.
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    noobs corner

    I understand that, but the questions I have are right out of the box so to speak. I think it may be valuable to just have a dumping grounds for questions that don't really belong in any other place. for example: What is the difference between model manufacturers? What can I expect? If I...
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    noobs corner

    Hi, I am new to the forums and new to the hobby of modelling and I think I can bring a bit of a fresh perspective to these forums in one area: where do the noobs start? I have been a forum junkie for years and I love how forums are great outlets of expressions. I have definitely learned so much...
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    Tamiya 1/48 F-16C/N Aggressor/Adversary

    photo etch This is something I know nothing about but have seen it on various sites while looking for model tips (how I found this place), and on these forums but haven't gotten a concise idea of what it is. Something new to me. I also seen on my last model something about photo-etching as...
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    Tamiya 1/48 F-16C/N Aggressor/Adversary

    Hi, I'm new to the forums, and I'm a new model builder. I really like your details on the cockpit but I have no idea how to get that level of painting. I'm really at a loss with out someone teaching what tools and techniques to use. Maybe there is a thread on these forums that go into detail on...