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warped parts in metal and resin
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Posted: Sunday, February 13, 2011 - 09:53 AM UTC
I have the following problem:
The 88mm guntube that came with the CMK 1/72 conversion kit is not straight...
and the walls of the white metal 251 halftrack are bent inwards.
So I have to correct these issues - I was thinking of gently heating them with a fan, or hot water, but before doing anything to these beauties, I wanted to ask for advice first.
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Posted: Sunday, February 13, 2011 - 11:15 AM UTC
The resin barrel can be dipped in hot water and then carefully reshaped before dipping in cold water to "set" again - alternatively you could gently heat it with a hairdryer. The white metal I don't know...