[WWI] “Mojo motivater”

Steven Perry sperry11 at tampabay.rr.com
Tue Mar 17 18:01:19 EDT 2020


Ingenious! I love it when other modelers come up with great ideas for 
tools or techniques that are simple enough for me to grasp...and steal :-)

sp

On 3/17/2020 5:47 PM, Steve Cox wrote:
> I made a scraper by finding a machine screw with the right thread, 
> then filing off opposite sides to leave a flat 'blade' with 
> corrugations down each edge.
> IIRC I used it to scratch (literally)-build a tailplane for my Pegasus D.I
>
> Steve
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> On Tue, 17 Mar 2020 at 16:11, Nicklas, Brian <NicklasB at si.edu 
> <mailto:NicklasB at si.edu>> wrote:
>
>     *Yes – I have tried making a “corrugation scraper” specific to a
>     model, so that I could make matching areas of a mod.*
>
>     *I used some epoxy to make a shape, then file a small bit of metal
>     to match.*
>
>     *But it didn’t work too well. But that may have been me being
>     ham-fisted.*
>
>       * Brian
>      *
>
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>
>     Charlie!
>
>         I’ve built the Roden Junkers
>         (http://www.wwi-models.org/Images/Duckworth/CP/index.html
>         <https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wwi-models.org%2FImages%2FDuckworth%2FCP%2Findex.html&data=02%7C01%7Cnicklasb%40si.edu%7C66a7610aec97413f97dc08d7ca8d5c71%7C989b5e2a14e44efe93b78cdd5fc5d11c%7C0%7C0%7C637200580810494868&sdata=%2By02ODAa0ayDHCWEtWc7OfstJdzfhM%2FhiacN7mRjY34%3D&reserved=0>)
>         and agree it’s a quick, easy built.  The decals were a bear to
>         get to say down but several applications of Walthers Solvaset
>         solved the problem. Wish they’d done to two-seat version too.
>
>     Yes, one of those iconic aircraft but as they have corrugated skin
>     very difficult to convert and kitbash.
>
>          So stay tooned!
>
>     T-t-t-that's all folks!
>
>     D.
>
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