Suggested tools and supplies:
-Sandpaper-220 or finer
-Non Shrinking Body Putty
-Super Glue- Loctite Gel works best.
-Primer- Kilz or Zinsser
1.Glue all body pieces together.
2.Fill in seam and miscellaneous spots with putty. (Let dry.)
3.File all rough surfaces to your liking. 3D material is not meant to be sanded hard. You may scuff it but do not go heavy because this could heat the material and gum it.
4.Sand with sandpaper, only scuffing it, using a level block behind it.
5.Apply Kilz or Zinsser as a primer to fill in pores in the material.
6.Sand with 220 grit or finer sandpaper.
7.Repeat steps 5 and 6 to your liking.
8.Apply paint color.
9.Apply clear coat.
1.Aluminum wheels- Keystone Aluminum Model Miniatures- available on this website.
2.Styrene for frame/supports- Plastruct, Evergreen or kitbashing
3.Tank and trailer accessories-Moluminum- Jamie Rahmoeller-www.moluminum.com-
-dome lids, valves/unions, photo etch, welds and lights, aluminum f/r fenders,axels, resinwheels and resin tires.