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Scale Model Tools Guide – What to Use and When Options
Tomick
#1 Posted : 17 October 2016 10:59:23

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#2 Posted : 17 October 2016 11:20:04

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That is a good article.

For me one of the things i use a lot of are cocktail sticks (toothpicks i believe they are called in the usa).

Use them for applying superglue, mixing paint. Recently tried them as treenails on a ships deck planking.

Also use yhem as holders for some small modelling parts when painting. Even use the sharp pointy end on occasion to touch the eye pupils in on 1:35 scale figures.

When it comes to sausages on sticks i usually get a telling off because i have used then all.

Guess you have stock pictures in the article but would be interested to know were to get those awls shown on the picture with the dakota front end.
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#3 Posted : 17 October 2016 13:01:04

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Great article, loads of good info. They forgot the 4lb club hammer for the stubborn parts!LOL
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#4 Posted : 17 October 2016 16:15:49

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A really great article.

I'm with Tony on the cocktail sticks, they're a must. I also find blutak very useful too.

I also use the empty containers from my daily disposable contact lenses for glue and paint Cool
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