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by Rio
Tue May 16, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Important Site News
Topic: Forum Upgrade Coming
Replies: 107
Views: 10440

Re: Forum Upgrade Coming

To the Air Boss and the "Elctron Wizards", my hearfelt thank you for the highly underappreciated work that you do!!! Thanks for your marrrrrrrrvelous work on the forum. I love the "neoclassic" look, very nice. And yes, love the avatars to the right of the screen. Left handed, (south-paws) people had...
by Rio
Wed Aug 01, 2007 2:18 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: wet sanding???
Replies: 19
Views: 5191

Tamiya is regular putty. Sculpy, I have no idea.
Riö<*>
Semper Sci Fi!
by Rio
Mon Jul 30, 2007 9:10 am
Forum: Finishing
Topic: wet sanding???
Replies: 19
Views: 5191

Staying on this related topic (not to take away from the thread) I am just about to fill all the recessed panel lines on PL's NX-01 in the manly scale, 1/1000. I have a tube of Tamiya white putty. Is that the best putty in the market for this job? I also heard Sculpy (sp) might do a better job. Opin...
by Rio
Mon Jan 08, 2007 3:17 pm
Forum: Construction
Topic: Best Light Blocking Color
Replies: 11
Views: 4030

Thanks guys for all the tips/help. While musing about reflectance/blocking, it occurred to me that if I lay pieces of Reynolds aluminum paper, attaching them with that spray adhesive available at stores, it might solve both light transmission/blocking problems. I gotta try that! :D Riö<*> Semper Sc...
by Rio
Mon Jan 08, 2007 2:59 pm
Forum: Construction
Topic: cutting styrene parts
Replies: 12
Views: 3902

Dan, I don't know but it is possible though your cut may be a bit rougher than with high quality thread. You see it is not the abrasiveness so much as the heat generated that makes this process work. Actually you are melting the piece into separate pieces and not cutting them. I say give it a shot ...