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I was digging through some very old posts in the tools and tips section a modelling site(maybe this one) the other day and found a new technique for gluing photo etch metal parts to plastic, and to each other. The adhesive is actually paint. More specifically, clear acrylic lacquer, which is available in spray cans at most auto parts stores. Duplicolor and Rustoleum are two common brands. Acrylic lacquer has a polymer in it that when dry, basically leaves a coat of shinny hard plastic on what you spray it on. This polymer coating can be used as a bonding agent by itself, or melted/rea
I'm running this thread concurrently over on the LSM page ... they have 3 Group Builds going on there, all of which end on 31st Dec and I finally decided to take part in one ... or two ... or even a third one that starts in January!! Since I've never posted a build on here before and I've been a member here longer ... AND I've learned a fair few things here from bits and pieces others have shown ... I thought it would be remise of me if I did not post my build here too. For the speed of posting here, I am simply going to Copy/Paste whatever I post there. Obviously there will be references to