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Using Plastic Sprue Leftovers

Jam jar lid

This sprue has been mostly cut up and two magnificent straight rods have been salvaged.  There is not much left of the original sprue, but another useful piece can be cut off between the two vertical red lines indicated in ...

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Using Household Items

Foil liner

Introduction Modellers’ should never throw away a jam jar lid – they have many uses. This article will give a list of ordinary items that are found around the home, often discarded, that can prove useful to the scale modeller. ...

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Using Klear Floor varnish

A big bottle like this costs very little, will last for ages and you may even have some lying around your house. Introduction Strange as it may seem, one of the most useful substances to modellers is domestic acrylic floor ...

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