1/200 Scale HMS Hood 16ft Fast Motor Boat "Skimming Dish" complete with wall mounts. Modelled from plans and photographic reference. This set has the wall mount Mounts as used on the HMS Hood, attached to the side wall of the forward deck house. This is for those seeking more accuracy with their Hood build rather than using the innaccurate photo etch replicas.
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
- Fairleads and Handrails
- Detailed cockpit
- Rudder with steering mechanism
- Mounts are printed separately.