Decal Station

Micro-Sol and Micro-Set are a great system for helping your decals look their best on your models.  They come in bottles like this. But what sometimes happens is this. Usually with the cap off. Then some language is uttered about the liquid that has been spilled and the money wasted. So I came up with this.   A small block of wood that holds both Micro-set and Micro-Sol  bottles as well as a small plastic container for holding water. When I work on various projects I like to keep my tools and supplies organized by what I’m going to do. I have a separate container with my sanding sticks, another one for all the things I use when doing photoetch. This nicely fits into that system. It’s a scrap of 2×4 which I bored 2 holes just large enough to hold the bottles. For the larger hole to hold the water …

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Airbrush Ergonomics

Credit for this tip goes to Don’s Airbrush Tips , specifically the section on airbrush ergonomics. This first tips deals with an issue I notice in using the airbrush for long periods of time. Since the airbrush made of a shiny metal, I tend to grip it tighter then I should. After a while this tends to cause my hand to cramp up. Using this finger wrap (via my wife).

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