[WWI] mark IV tank book

Carlos Carreira cacarr1960 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 11:19:11 EDT 2007


On 4/23/07, Diego Fernetti <dfernet0 at rosario.gov.ar> wrote:
>
>
> Yes, but you need to thin the epoxy glue somehow with acetone.. then pick
> up
> a small droplet with the end of a stretched sprue stub, and apply in situ
> over a previously pencilled line on the model surface. If you miss the
> spot,
> wipe off with a pointed end of a paper towel wet with acetone. I can do
> only
> ten/twelve succesful rivets by session. Most of them are wiped becuse of
> inconsistent alignment or size. besides the acetone fumes are awful. Maybe
> that's why I didn't finished all those I erased sanding.
>
> I don't know if I saw this around or if I dreamed about it. But I think
you can make rivets more easily with stretched sprue. Make the holes, then
glue the sprue. Later you can cut it to size using a piece of plastic card
with a hole slightly larger than the sprue as an aid. You can even stretch
hexagonal sprue.

Carlos


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