I typically use a fairly small number of ‘old standby’ tools while I’m building, and for decades relied almost exclusively on Xacto knives, tweezers, needle
I don’t hate photoetch, but I don’t love it either, and it’s first thing I think about when I see excellent ship modeling like this.
With any luck, a flat finish in the next day or so. The Grissom, ready for its hundred or so decals, lurks in the background.
Onur Uz shows us his build up of the Revell 1/72 M109A6 self-propelled howitszer, and it looks great: https://miniafv.blogspot.com/2021/12/revell-172-m109a6-paladin-by-onur-uz.html?m=1&fbclid=IwAR3rT4wlVvnxQt8lLpcnKFzyJj75fOmF0uxPs12UxpUbI58M0FqHoQl9Iic
Jim Bates, the Scale Canadian, can’t stop talking about music on his vlog, and I actually enjoy hearing about his listening and concert adventures. Questions