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Old 03-05-2007, 09:47 AM
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Hi there all ive had a experiance building model boats but i can never get the inside of them looking verry nice like you see in the mag pics at the moment i use a plastic plate with holes for reciever and ESC i use balsa wood for the elivation of the motor mount and i use Hot glue gun to stick everything (rather excesivley i addmit that) any tips to make it look neat especialy the motor mount elivation any pics would be great!
Old 03-05-2007, 11:01 AM
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Jonjoe,
I've no experience with 'hot-glue' and model building. So if it works, then good. Just sort of make it look nicer, if possible. Like, maybe trim it back? Or smooth things sort of 'evenly' and paint it. I've found that paint hides lots of things I wish I'd done differently, or not done at all. I have yet to build anything that looks exactly like the pictures/instruction say it's supposed to. I figure that my 'improvements' are because of some accident that happened to the 'real' boat, and the poor fools just didn't know how to fix it 'correctly'. Maybe not a good one, but it's a "logical" excuse. (I'm good at excuses! The ones who complain are just jealous or have problems thinking 'logically'.) My absolute best excuse is that I can't get my elbows inside there to do things 'right'. Micro-surgery just ain't my thing.
There you go! A couple of 'remedies' for things and best of all, a start on that list of excuses you should memorize...
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Old 03-05-2007, 12:06 PM
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Old 03-05-2007, 12:09 PM
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"Neat & Tidy" just comes from the skill of the modeler and their experience.

You can use terminal strips to attach your wiring, and then clip the wiring down and also use zip-ties to make it tidy. It is no doubt another modeling "skill" and some are very good at it and some are horrible.

The best examples of "neat & tidy" are the Germans. Look at some German model boating forums for pictures and you will see what I mean.

Here are some of mine. Not quite so neat & tidy.
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