In a moment of weakness I bought the Monogram visible Mustang. I'd done it
long ago and I'd like another go at it.
It occured to me that one might use something like the Testors Clear cement
for attaching canopies or the Micro Sol product which I have used to
successfully make smaller windows to join the clear structural parts.
With careful sanding and dry fitting would y'all think that stuff would be
strong enough? Or would you use something else? Watch cement?
Or better to use the real deal and paint over the seams giving more of a
Just getting settled into new digs after hitting the ejection button on the
soon to be ex bitch. Girly girl wants to live with me rather than her Mom
(smartest 11 yo you'll ever meet!) and she's learning to model with me. She
pointed out that I already have a lot of models so to get her "permission"
to buy it I had to promise it would be the first project after we got
everything sorted out.
PS she was a presenter at the NOVA IPMS contest last Saturday, she handed
out the 3rd place trophies. She also won a second in her category (Junior
Age 12 & Under, Cars & Trucks) which was kinda funny to watch. I did the
Make and Take and had more fun then is legal in most states. Girly girl
helps by giving the kid's eye view and building one of each of the kits as
a demo to the other kids while dad makes sure noone removes a finger with
The 1/350 USS San Francisco that won best of show was freakin' awesome. I
used my Android phone to zoom in to see the detail. Un-freaking-beleivable.
He must have trained insects for some of that, the 40MM mounts, the rafts,
Pictures aren't up yet.
7 years ago