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by dal-t
Sat Aug 24, 2013 11:49 am
Forum: Painting and Weathering
Topic: Airbrushing varnish: advice sought
Replies: 62
Views: 27788

Re: Airbrushing varnish: advice sought

As someone who occasionally switches from modelling things on rails to things with pointy fronts and sticky-out wings, I'd like to throw in my two ha'puth on this one, please:- Enamel/Acrylic/Cellulose The best advice is stick with one or the other, particularly if you're not sure what is compatible...
by dal-t
Sun Jun 09, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: Tools and Techniques
Topic: Magnifying work station - any advice?
Replies: 18
Views: 15643

Re: Magnifying work station - any advice?

I'm fortunate in still being at the stage where my natural short-sightedness proves adequate for most modelling tasks, providing I remove my varifocals and get the workpiece close enough to my nose. I do use a loupe for my 'other' hobby of silversmithing, but only to examine progress, not while I'm ...
by dal-t
Sun May 12, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2013
Replies: 476
Views: 127387

Re: Scaleforum 2013

Wrong end of the county for that sort of thing, Horsetan - might be all right for us yokels born north of the Vale, but once you get down beyond the new-fangled county town the local gentry take a dim view of such activities en plein air (and constabulary HQ's just up the road).
by dal-t
Sun May 12, 2013 11:02 am
Forum: Exhibitions
Topic: Scaleforum 2013
Replies: 476
Views: 127387

Re: Scaleforum 2013

I'm surprised there has been no reference yet to the 'facilities' at Aylesbury, which after a first encounter a few years ago were a major factor in dissuading me from revisiting Railex, even though I lived within (relatively) easy reach when based in the UK. Knee-height urinals and washbasins to ma...

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