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Modeling Questions Board => Model Kit Builders Guides => Topic started by: Grue on August 23, 2018, 12:30:56 pm

Title: paint then assemble?
Post by: Grue on August 23, 2018, 12:30:56 pm
I see Boyd paining all the parts and then assembling them touching up the paint later.

How do you do this? I tried wiping the seam with acetone but that takes forever. (might not have been the "good" acetone)
Title: Re: paint then assemble?
Post by: Mstowell on August 25, 2018, 06:56:51 pm
Put tape over the mating surfaces prior to painting to mask them off.
Then remove tape and glue together.
Title: Re: paint then assemble?
Post by: starsiegeplayer on August 26, 2018, 08:52:16 pm
Liquid masking agent can also mask off surfaces before painting as well.  Useful for irregular surfaces where tape doesnt' fit.
Title: Re: paint then assemble?
Post by: starsiegeplayer on August 26, 2018, 10:56:01 pm
My B-Wing Build log had a paint-first approach.

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