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Did you wash this before assembly?  The mold release oils would keep the glue from sticking to the parts.  

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8 hours ago, Mckenna35 said:

Did you wash this before assembly?  The mold release oils would keep the glue from sticking to the parts.  

Oh yes, scrubbed with with dish soap and well rinsed, been dried for a couple of weeks.

I'll go check on the latest attempt, as soon as my lower back decides it wants to actively participate in the process of moving this morning.

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Well, I'd say it's time to toss the old bottle of glue.

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Seems solid this morning.  Arms are just blutac'd on.  Just need to get the exhausts on and put some temp pins in the arms and this one is ready for priming.

 

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And ready for priming.

Got a few things, like a tank, to get partially assembled this weekend, then looks like I'll be getting the airbrush out next week.

 

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Priming....

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In my first real effective use of my airbrush (after only a couple of years of having it), 3 panzermechs and a panzerkampfrad go a coat of primer before lunch.

I'll go in in a bit and go over them, find and clean the inevitable mold lines that I missed, note any spots I missed while priming, and maybe get the primer coat touched up.

I'll then let it rest for a day or two, and then base coat the next time I'm home alone (compressor is a bit loud).

 

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First attempt at base coating with an airbrush.  Went reasonably ok.  A few still need a bit more, notably the Stug.

I'm starting to run low on dunkelgleb for some reason.

 

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