bigfatforty

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  • Location deep south
  • Full Name Mike Massey

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  1. bigfatforty added a post in a topic Paint Strippers - What to Use?   

  2. bigfatforty added a post in a topic New to Airbrushing, What went wrong?   

    If the paint bubbled after you finished applying the last "coat" it probably is the result of not allowing the paint to "gas out" for a few minutes between coats (ask me how I know)......   Even with fast drying lacquer, I think you need to wait 10-20 minutes between coats, at least that's what I was told when I had a similar albeit less severe issue.  I think Ray's response is also correct though.  sacrifice a few plastic spoons to make sure your viscosity, pressure and spray distances are OK before you jump on the model itself.
  3. bigfatforty added a post in a topic Pin vice question   

    Thanks, Bill.  I have problems with my vise and my vices too.
  4. bigfatforty added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    Pin vice question
    What hand held pin vise (or other drill devise) do you use for very small diameter bits in the #84 to # 70 range? I' would like to find one with a collet that is capable of a true 0' and can keep small diameter bits centered properly. My garden variety vices don't seem to be able to do either. Low cost and precision may be mutually exclusive terms, but I'm looking for the best compromise.
     
     
    Thanks for your input.
     
     
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  5. bigfatforty added a post in a topic 3D printing growing as we speak   

    Check it out


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1zV8JMwrvs
  6. bigfatforty added a post in a topic Adventures in soldering:Hot Rod Wrecker Project Update 2/1/15   

    Randy,

    Every time I look at this thread I just have to say WOW!!
  7. bigfatforty added a post in a topic TOP TEN LIST--WHAT IS YOURS?   

    LOL!! Because it's French?
  8. bigfatforty added a post in a topic TOP TEN LIST--WHAT IS YOURS?   

    No Grey Goose??
  9. bigfatforty added a post in a topic 1959 Chevy Impala----Just a tease! 4/9/16   

    Bill, would you mind sharing your technique for removing the roof from the donor? Looks pretty clean for such a delicate piece.

    Thanks.