Post by niksantsurvivedendor on Apr 27, 2014 23:50:19 GMT -9
I am relatively new to the Hobbie, I once ambiciously bought some WWG stuff and never did anything with it(titan). Now I came back and found my way here over D. Okums Awsome paper minis. I am preparing for some new sci-fi Rpg sessions.
After getting reinterested by the Ebbleawesomeness, I built the Landing platform, the Utility shuttle and now...the prowler.
BOY THOSE WHEELS! I have some problems with aligning them and getting them look good. (By the way I have to approve my skills anyway).
Any tips on those? For generell tips in clean glueing and such I will search my way through the forum before asking.
Post by Vermin King on Apr 28, 2014 3:51:27 GMT -9
On aligning wheels, I play around with putting a support under the model, first, then shim it to the appropriate height. Then when I glue the wheels on, they are all level. I always put my glue on a piece of scrap and apply with a toothpick. I hit my models lightly with Krylon Clear before I score or cut. This helps protect the textures, but when I get glue in the wrong place, it is easier to clean up without damaging the model.
There are no strangers in this world,only people I haven't embarrassed ... yet!
Post by mproteau (Paper Realms) on Apr 28, 2014 10:07:21 GMT -9
And edge before assembly. For things like wheels, barrel tops etc, I like to color in the inside face (at least around the edges) some reasonable color to make it a *little* less obvious when it doesn't come out like a perfect circle...
Vermin King: It takes three weeks for a task to become a habit.
Sept 29, 2020 4:56:03 GMT -9
Toman: yes. though the kids need to be reminded to put them away when they are done. I've come home from work and they are all watching tv while the bikes are sitting in the front lawn. kids
Sept 25, 2020 17:47:26 GMT -9
Toman: the bikes now go in the fenced back yard now. after nine years never had an issue with bikes, we did end up with an extra scooter last summer that no one could identify. I think because it was kind of a piece of junk
Sept 14, 2020 13:09:23 GMT -9
Vermin King: The family down the street from me has lost four bikes this year.
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cowboyleland: Apparently bike theft is rife. Covid makes people want to bike instead of bus so it is a sellers market in the bike world. :/
Sept 13, 2020 13:09:44 GMT -9
Toman: bummer. my sons bike is missing, my twin girls bikes are still in the yard but his isn't. guess I need to go bike shopping today.
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cowboyleland: Well, I snoozed and I loozed. Congratulations to all the winners and thanks to everyone who participated. Maybe next year I'll . . .
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squirmydad: They were open from the 1st to the 3rd, the Best of Show poll is open for another hour.
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cowboyleland: Were the polls for Papercuts really open for just part of one day? They all seem closed now.
Sept 3, 2020 19:52:21 GMT -9
RHWorldbuilding: Beautiful work from all the participants, by the way!
Sept 2, 2020 19:58:10 GMT -9
squirmydad: Sorry about the delay, dealing with a massive failure at work of a contractor trying to integrate technology from 2020 with technology from 1953.
Sept 1, 2020 9:30:44 GMT -9
squirmydad: Papercuts is officially closed to new entries. I'm working on setting up the voting polls right now.
Sept 1, 2020 9:29:27 GMT -9
senkosmos: This is the first time I log in in a long while (been very busy with the workshop). I hope all of you are doing ok, I'll pray for a speedy recovery of all of you who's been having health issues and I'm very, very sorry to hear about Shep
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