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1/72 BF 109 Propeller Repair by Spack on Sat Apr 13, 2013 2:00 pm
Some time ago my son and I built a Revell 1/72 scale Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-10 model kit. The canopy has not been glued on as I wanted him to paint it first, but it ended up sitting on a shelf for months and at some point one propeller blade has broken off and been lost. This month my son wants to paint it, so it's time to repair it as it'll look odd with only two blades instead of three. I was first going to try to use some plasticard to repair it, but that was a non-starter as the blade is very thin and has a twist to it that would be extremely to replicate in this way.

Luckily I have some Oyamru "instant mold" that I bought a few years ago, and has previously been used in other projects. This stuff is great, as it's a thermal setting plastic - when it's put in boiling water for about a minute it goes very soft, and then hardens as it cools. Once cool it holds a perfect impression of the item it has been molded around. I couldn't find any "green stuff" putty kicking...

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BHGS Oxford Pairs

by DaBoss on Tue Oct 27, 2015 3:35 pm
After having a few problems getting a partner to join me at the Tournament, I paired up with Neil Moulden taking Natchjager British Tank Company with Cromwells and Challengers.
Myself taking my trusted...

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Predator P1 Bio 1/4 scale 3D modelling continued

by Spack on Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:01 pm
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Predator bio mask 1/4 scale modelling

by Spack on Tue Feb 24, 2015 6:10 pm
I've recently come into possession of a number of NECA 1/4 scale Predator figures, including the "classic" Jungle Hunter from the first movie with the "closed mouth" head. I've wanted...

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Minecraft Sword

by Spack on Sat Feb 01, 2014 1:57 pm
So my son wanted a Minecraft sword to run around the house with. I've managed to stay well away from Minecraft, but decided to make him one out of cardboard instead of dropping a large amount of cash on...

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Horus Heresy & Malifaux

by DaBoss on Thu Jan 02, 2014 6:18 pm
Had another good day of painting with my son.

I managed to Biel-Tan Ink Wash my Sons of Horus.
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Notice: I've added the Brass...

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Re: Predator P1 Bio 1/4 scale 3D modelling continued

by BDA on Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:07 am
very nice work :)

Re: Minecraft Sword

by Socaddict on Mon May 04, 2015 5:38 pm
Worth using foamboard instead of cardboard for it perhaps?

Re: Predator P1 Bio 1/4 scale 3D modelling continued

by Spack on Fri Mar 27, 2015 10:22 pm
Posted some more photos in the gallery at gallery/v/Spack/Spack06/Collectibles/predatorbio3d/ ...

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Re: Horus Heresy & Malifaux

by Ogregut on Thu Mar 19, 2015 11:46 pm
Your stuff looks great Phil, I've defo seen a massive improvement. Painting because you enjoy it instead of because you have to does make a difference.

got any pics of the batman stuff you were telling...

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Re: Horus Heresy & Malifaux

by KInG on Wed Jan 15, 2014 11:39 am
Very well done. I too am enjoying the painting side at present. I find the reward equal to the result and as you improve you then want to spend more time on them. ...

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