TIPS, HINTS, PROCESSES for MODEL BUILDING
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PREPPING MODELS FOR ASSEMBLY – Things you should do before you begin building a plastic model.
ADDING PUNCH TO UFOs & SPACESHIPS – Adding electronic lighting and display elements.
ADDING LIGHT & SOUND TO A PHASER-I – Wiring up a 23rd Century Pistol kit’s P-1 for light & sound
IMPROVING TANK MODELS – Filling holes and gaps before building a kit.
CREATING MORE REALISTIC HEADLIGHTS – Creating ‘glass’ lenses for vehicle headlights.
WEATHERING TIRES – How to get a weathered / worn look on tank & other vehicle tires.
SCRATCH-BUILDING – How to build a model ‘from scratch’ / no kit. Process description + photos of scratch-built models, + a video BLASTER RIFLE Mk-IV Part-2 showing the steps in building this sci-fi prop.
CHOOSING THE RIGHT ADHESIVE – A guide to the right adhesive for the right material(s).