Is there a FAQ for PE newbies? I bought the Eduard 1/72 Fokker E-V kit
sort of on impulse, and imagine my shock when I got it home and saw a sheet
of etched brass! Anyhow, some questions:
1. How does one form curves? I bollixed the pilot's seat back and don't
want to undertake to form the machine gun jackets without advice.
2. Sticking it together: CA? Epoxy? Solder?
3. Sticking it to the model: CA? Epoxy? Duct tape?
4. Painting it. Wash it first, of course, in soapy water, but after that
- enamels? Acrylics? Auto primer? Oils?
And what advantage is there to casting the gun bodies in resin rather than
Anyhow, thanks in advance for your help.
- posted 17 years ago