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shaping resin
Topic Started: Sep 11 2017, 10:39 PM (664 Views)
Joseph M

Hi Guys,
Your assistance is required. I have a slipper fuel tank that I have to fit to the bottom of an aircraft fuselage. The resin piece is beautifully flat where it joins the underneath of the fuselage unfortunately the fuselage is slightly curved. How do I slightly reshape / bend the resin piece to fit the fuselage curve. Do I use the old hot water trick?
All help gratefully accepted.
Cheers
Joe M
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A Z Models 1/72 Morane "WR". (Schneider race entry from 1914).
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Glencoe Models 1/81 Curtiss Condor
Revell 1/72 Fokker D.VII conversion to a two seater
Curtiss Condor (added 24/4/18) 1/81
Ansaldo S.V.A 9 (added 24/4/18)

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Hot water is the usual way but you don't get a lot of control. The other ways are either to carved the piece to fit or glue it the way it is and then apply filler


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Joseph M

Thanks Pat,
I'll try some hot water and hopefully won't end up in it.
Cheers
Joe
On the bench in order of nearest to completion;
A Model 1/72 Spad A.2 Finished 24/4/18
A Z Models 1/72 Morane "WR". (Schneider race entry from 1914).
K P Models 1/72 Avia BH-3
Mark 1 Models 1/144 Gloster Gladiator
SRAM Models 1/144 SIA 7-B (Resin)
Valom Models 1144 A pair of Sopwith Pups
MSD Models 1/72 Vickers Vimy 66 Commercial
Glencoe Models 1/81 Curtiss Condor
Revell 1/72 Fokker D.VII conversion to a two seater
Curtiss Condor (added 24/4/18) 1/81
Ansaldo S.V.A 9 (added 24/4/18)

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