By John McIllmurray

Todays version plane kits are extra complex than ever, together with degrees of aspect incredible many years in the past. but there's nonetheless a lot that can't be reproduced `out of the field and enthusiastic modellers are attracted by means of complex thoughts and fabrics to extend the realism in their versions extra nonetheless. The ideas defined during this e-book will permit the modeller to enhance aspect, create types of a kind no longer provided through the equipment producer, recreate practical weathering, even conflict harm, and to create elements from scratch in numerous fabrics.

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Sand the outside corners and edges to round them slightly, but leave the edges that will be in contact with the cab. Sand the frame bottom, if you have not already done so. 7. Glue the fenders to the cab. Use the glue sparingly be­ cause it is hard to remove excess glue around these curves. It is not a problem, however, if it squeezes out the front. If there is a gap, you may want to clamp the fenders in Sand the fender, using a drum sander on the drill press place, but I usually j ust press them firmly in place.

Part of the truck frame so that the box will pivot easily when the hinges are in place. Sand as needed. 2. Glue the box frame rail to the bottom of the box, mak­ ing sure that the box frame rail is centered on the box bot­ tom. Measure at both ends. 5 T R E M E N DOUS TOY T R U C K S HINGE BRACKETS 7�6" End View -fl L Side View 1" %" 1" 1%" J" '' 1 171s" 6. To sand the hinge pieces to the exact shape, put a short dowel into both holes and pin the hinge pieces to­ gether. Sand around the edges using a disk sander.

A flat sanded on the side of the %-in. dowel muffler provides a gluing surface. 1. Drill 1// dia. 1/2" I Muffler Lower pipe dowel Cut the six pieces of dowel needed for the exhaust sys­ lJ 1%" [ f1 � I Muffler that help here; if not, be sure to check with a square. If you have a wood or metal lathe with a three-jaw chuck, this is a great time to fire it up. You could drill the muffler tem. Sand a small bevel on each end of each dowel. right through, but it seems 2. Mark out the center of each end of the %-in.

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