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Pile of plastic; New uses.

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  • From: New Braunfels, Texas
Pile of plastic; New uses.
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Sunday, August 30, 2020 3:49 PM

Okay you have a large bag full of 1/72 model planes.

They're toast. Are they? Take those planes, Especially if they are jets and do this. Remove even the wing fillets and smoothe the bodies. keep the Cockpits ( you'll see why in a moment) Now see if that freebie pen from the Bank or Doctors office is the right size.

 That's if they are not the " BIC-Stik"Type. Fit the fuselage of the plane you choose around this "Found" Pen. If it fits okay, then cut the fuselage at the seam where the pen seperates to put in a refill. Epoxy the two pieces to the pen With the Tail end up.

 Don't you dare laugh! I did this with a bunch of 1/72 F-86 models I found in the trash.I left part of the base of tail on, and slotted it for the pocket clip. Those friends are still using them. Now admit it, Weird,but a unique way to put new life in old plastic.


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