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Did you have any challenges gluing him up? It looks like all his parts fit very well so far. Did you need pins or was the glue sufficient?

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I did not need to pin on this one (or at least that is the story I'm sticking to until proven wrong). The pieces fit together well and the sockets/tenons for attaching the legs were plenty deep. I just put a wad of green stuff around the inside rim of the socket, pushed the leg tenon in, and then put superglue around the edge wherever the metal met metal. No sign of weakness as far as I can tell. Attaching the upper cranium to the lower jaw/neck assembly took a fair amount of green stuff, otherwise the back of his head would have looked hollow.

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As suggested by others, I am going to paint most of him before I attach the wings.

Primed most of him tonight. Still need to prime the underside of the body and the wings

 

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Fully assembled. The green stuff for attaching the far side wing is still setting up which is why it is propped up. The near side wing was attached yesterday.

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