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Filling seams where superstructure meets main Deck

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  • Member since
    November 2005
Filling seams where superstructure meets main Deck
Posted by Anonymous on Thursday, June 26, 2003 2:15 AM
I was wondering if anyone can give me a pointer on how to fill in the
seams where the superstructure meets the deck. Especially on a DML
Spruance on the aft deck. It seems like the space is so tight that
you can't even squeeze in a needle file to erase any seams for that
matter put putty in the seam. Thanks in advance for the help.

  • Member since
    January 2003
  • From: Central MI
Posted by therriman on Thursday, June 26, 2003 9:46 AM
Try using white glue spread out with a wet q-tip. I use the testors window maker stuff with the long pointed tip. You then paint after it dries (clear).
Tim H. "If your alone and you meet a Zero, run like hell. Your outnumbered" Capt Joe Foss, Guadalcanal 1942 Real Trucks have 18 wheels. Anything less is just a Toy! I am in shape. Hey, Round is a shape! Reality is a concept not yet proven.
  • Member since
    February 2016
Posted by eaglecentral on Thursday, June 26, 2003 10:45 AM
I will give you the same recommendation as Tim, use white glue. The Testor's stuff is also my favorite, however, I've used Microscale's Kristal Klear and Elmer's glue with equal success. To control the quantity, I apply it with the end of a very small diameter steel wire, about an inch long, that I've inserted into the end of a short length (5 inches) of 1/8 inch dowell. Gives me good control of a drop of glue at a time.

Tom
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