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RE: [OT] modelling Q

From: "Bell, Brian K (Contractor)" <Brian.Bell@d...>
Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2001 07:06:11 -0500
Subject: RE: [OT] modelling Q

How about corduroy?

Cut very thin strip across the ribs. Soak in white glue/water mixture.
into shape and let dry. Prime heavily (to fill fibre holes). Paint and

Have not tried it, but it seems like it would be easy.

After having some of my cruisers fall over on the new (plastic) stands,
I am
now going to mount the stands for cruisers on fender washers. I had
originally purchesed them to weight my 1-2" trees.

Brian Bell

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Barclay, Tom []
> Sent: Tuesday, January 30, 2001 4:51 PM
> To:	Gzg Digest (E-mail)
> Subject:	[OT] modelling Q
> To any scratchbuilders out there.... any suggestions of how to (even
> remotely) simulate (in 25mm) a disintegrating link ammo belt? I've got
> HMG stand or two (House Kurita HMG with crew) for which ammo boxes are
> supplied, but it doesn't seen they are meant to attach to the side of
> MG
> (besides, the MG is too fragile to have such a big box installed high
> the
> side....). So I want to simulate (somehow) a link belt (heck, even
> something
> flexible I can paint to look like a sealed flexible feeder from the
> box/cassette to the weapon would do). 
> Ideas?
> Also seeking suggestion on tree basing. Right now, I'm using circles
> cardboard about 3" across painted green, but they are kind of thick
> _not_ bottom weighted. I'm mounting 6" pine trees. I'd ideally like to
> something with a bit of weight (lead?) that is about the same
> that
> I could then prime and flock easily... any idea if anyone makes such a
> beast?
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