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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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UK / Britain License Plate Number True Type Font.
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For all of your British License Plate making needs.  This is a zipped True Type Font file which is PC and Mac compatible.  Once the file is unzipped, right-click the file and “Install”. uk_number_plate.zip

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Scotch Blue Painters Tape Advanced Delicate Surface (Model # 2080-1A)
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Not too impressed with the product.  On a fully dry acrylic surface used the tape for some additional lines.  I used the “delicate surface” variation because I was afraid of lifting off the acrylic paint. Results: Paint bleed. The tape … Full Article→

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