Category Archives: Technique

Applying a Natural Metal Finish Using Aluminum Foil
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Skills Demo presented by Bob Bradford Bob Bradford presented a demonstration of the technique he uses to apply aluminum foil to his models to replicate the unpainted natural metal aircraft finishes used by many air forces over time. He had … Full Article→

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Soldering of Photo-Etched Model Parts
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Provided by Mike Nerino http://www.scalemodelguide.com/construction/techniques/guide-to-soldering/ Soldering Techniques from AVIONICS HANDBOOK

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Know the color at a glance…
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Before you dump that last bit of color out of your airbrush before cleaning, why not spray it onto the top of the paint bottle it came from? That way, you’ll be able to see exactly what color is within. … Full Article→

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Taking Good Pictures of Your Models
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Model photography isn’t hard to do. With a little patience and knowledge of your camera, you can produce some excellent photos of your latest project.  Much of this discussion relates equally well to either digital or film photography.  The big … Full Article→

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