Highly detailed 1/200 scale Royal Navy WW1 water tight doors in 2 sizes x48. Ideal for most Royal Navy warships from 1890's to 1914+. Sizes are: 5' 6" x 3' 6" and 6' x 2' 6". Highly detailed and accurate parts created using the Norman Ough plans. Printed on sprue for ease of painting/airbrushing and removal. No more fiddly inaccurate photo etch doors. Printed face up for smooth surface features.
Some part cleanup will be necessary. The 3D printing process uses a waxy substance to support certain part features during the printing process. Although the parts are cleaned by Shapeways, some waxy residue may remain. It can be safely removed with water and a mild aqueous detergent like "Simple Green" using an old, soft toothbrush, Q-tips or pipe cleaners. During the printing process, liquid resin is cured by ultraviolet light. Microscopic bits of resin may remain uncured.
Let your parts sit in direct sunlight for a few hours to fully cure the resin.
Water-based acrylic paints meant for plastics is strongly recommended. Other paints, especially enamels, may not cure on Frosted Detail 3D-printed plastics.
Use dedicated model sprue cutters to remove parts to minimise the risk of damage to parts.
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Painting tips and preparation
- details include: fastening clips, hinges, seal and frame