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cph9fa favorited Micro Lunar Explorer One by Mechanoid
February 14, 2016
cph9fa commented on 1/700 P-8A w/gear x2 (FUD) by Echoco
January 22, 2016
1/700 P-8A w/gear x2 (FUD)
cph9fa @Echoco Thanks for the response. I've read that acetone will soften and damage the FUD. After a scrub in lukewarm soapy water (including digging out the hole as much as I could with a toothpick), I gave it a 24 hour soak in Simple Green, and a second rinse & scrub in lukewarm soapy water. The outside seems absolutely clean, so I am going to try painting it, avoiding the hole, and just hope that there are no issues. I'll report back afterwards with how it went. I do appreciate the price! And again, a tremendous job on the details! Thanks.
cph9fa This was among my first set of 3D printed models ordered. As someone whose job involves P-8A's, I'm very impressed by the excellent level of detail on this model! One word of warning, though: this model is hollow (presumably to keep it affordable), and it is filled with the waxy support material, like a Twinkie. There is a small hole on the bottom where some wax can be removed, but it seems it will be impossible to completely clean out. The question quickly changes from "how do I remove this wax" to "when do I decide to stop removing wax." I fear this may make painting difficult.
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