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FEATURE
Creating Water From Foil
jimbrae
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Provincia de Lugo, Spain / Espaņa
Joined: April 23, 2003
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Posted: Saturday, February 21, 2009 - 09:51 PM UTC
Originally published on Model Shipwrights, the techniques shown in this Feature piece would have MANY applications for diorama builders - particularly for those who wish to display a Landing Craft, ''Brown-Water Navy'' vessel or anything else in a similar vein. The Feature can be seen:

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If you have comments or questions please post them here.

Thanks!
UncaBret
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Illinois, United States
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Posted: Sunday, February 22, 2009 - 03:13 AM UTC
Neat!
pzkfwmk6
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Pennsylvania, United States
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Posted: Sunday, February 22, 2009 - 05:24 AM UTC
Looks a heck of a lot easier, safer, and cheaper than resin. I may have to try that with the pibber build I'm doing. Thanks for the heads up Jim!!
rokket2001
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South Australia, Australia
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Posted: Friday, February 27, 2009 - 11:59 AM UTC
Nice technique and nicely presented. I think I might just ahve to give this a try! (after about a bazallion models on the ways already)
Buckeye198
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Ohio, United States
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Posted: Sunday, December 18, 2011 - 09:34 AM UTC
If anyone knows, does the foil keep its shape better after all the paint, glue, and clearcoats are applied or will you just have to be very gentle with the display from that point onward?
parrot
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Ontario, Canada
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Posted: Monday, December 19, 2011 - 11:07 AM UTC
What a great idea Jim,
As Ed said,looks a lot easier than the resin and everything else I've tried.

Thanks

Tom