Glass, Legos, Q-tips, and Pin Vise

Diecast and Models

  1. Denvermike

    Denvermike Well-Known Member

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    I use a piece of 1/4" thick glass sort of as a surface plate and a flat surface for assembly.
    I make a corner of out Legos and use it as a jig when gluing up corners.
    I use Q-tips instead of a brush to paint or stain sone things. Then just pitch it.
    Every time I go to use the Pin Vise, I always have to switch the jaws around. I think it must be some sort of Murphy's Law.
    I work in 1/4"= 1 Ft. I model late 1880s narrow gauge railroad stuff. I use Grandt Line parts and a lot of strip wood.
    Mike
     
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    • moparmat2000

      moparmat2000 FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      Ever use MEK as a solvent adhesive. It works better than plastiweld.
       
    • dartman1965

      dartman1965 Well-Known Member

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      Yeah,I buy a quart of mek and it lasts me years,better than paying 5.00 for a tiny bottle of plastiweld.....
       
    • MOPAR4Me

      MOPAR4Me FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      I just looked up what MEK is and would love to use some, but I live in Comifornia where it is apparently against the law to purchase/use :BangHead:.
       
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      dartman1965 Well-Known Member

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      Another state......maybe time for a vacation........lol
       
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      MOPAR4Me FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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      Yep, been dying to bail, and it will happen when I retire if not sooner.
       
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