how do i make realistic weld seems

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how do i make realistic weld seems

Joined: March 28th, 2005, 10:31 pm

February 24th, 2006, 1:34 pm #1

hi looking for some help on making realistic weld seems any info would be a great help thank you paul
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Joined: June 23rd, 2003, 4:53 pm

February 24th, 2006, 4:43 pm #2

by Lee Lloyd, he of the mad Dieppe Churchill project with hundreds of brass rivets and bolts. I've tried it and I ca report that it gives effective results, even for me, with a bit of practice.
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Joined: August 12th, 2004, 3:14 pm

February 24th, 2006, 7:04 pm #3

hi looking for some help on making realistic weld seems any info would be a great help thank you paul
Aber sells several different widths of p-e weld beads. Just cut them and glue them in place. You can bend them too. I find they look pretty good when sealed down with a bit of Tamiya surfacer. And they are very easy to use.
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Joined: March 28th, 2005, 10:31 pm

February 25th, 2006, 2:32 am #4

thank you for the help i was thinking JB weld it is like a epoxy drys and looks like steel do not know if it will work thank you very much david
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Joined: March 28th, 2005, 10:31 pm

February 25th, 2006, 2:34 am #5

by Lee Lloyd, he of the mad Dieppe Churchill project with hundreds of brass rivets and bolts. I've tried it and I ca report that it gives effective results, even for me, with a bit of practice.
i am going to check that out i thought of useing epoxy do not know if that would work thank you robert happy modeling
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