On Sat, 11 Jun 2005 21:07:04 +1200, "Malcolm Donaldson"
For 1/4 inch scale, I wrap copper wire around wood dowels at
intervals, and soldered the ends together. They act as molds for the
aluminum foil I then form around the dowel. Then unwrap the foil
carefully and glue the ends of the foil together. With an application
of rusty paint, it looks just like a 55 gal. drum. You can dent a few
of them for realism, then place them near a puddle of green scummy
looking liquid, tipping one or two of the drums into the puddle. You
can add a few scale dead animals alongside the puddle. Looks great
when modeling a New Jersey pike.
Being a long time O Scaler, I learned to make do with what I
have on hand. S Scalers are probably even more used to
Q: What do Shamu the killer whale and Michael Jackson have in common?
A: They both are black and white and live in an amusment park.
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