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panel lines & rivets on film covering

Old 08-14-2002, 02:02 PM
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For the rivets, some very thick paint in the color you need would do very well. You would be adding very little, but the thickness of the paint would make it so that if you ran your hand over the rivets, you could feel them. I dont think that the pinheads are a bad idea though. I just picked up a box full of abotu a bajillion pins, and it wasnt that heavy. At most, with the pinheads and glue, you would have about the wight of 2 standard servos. You have to remember, you are only using a very small protion of the pins themselves.
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The glue might dry clear, but it just wouldnt look quite right. I think the painting over the pin heads once they are done is a good idea, just make sure the paint is flexible. I've heard of people that rough up monokote before they paint it, but in my experience it always works fine like it is, so long as the paint is flexible. If it isnt flexible, it will crack, and flake off.

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