Tool Review – Goodman Super Sanding Blocks

Getting a good smooth finish with no seams or bumps is a key part of having a fantastic looking model. One of the ways this is done is with the correct use of various sanding tools. There are many different tools for different uses, from sandpaper, sanding sticks, flexible files and other tools. Entering into this space is a new tool from Goodman models. Super Sanding Blocks.   The blocks come nicely packaged in a small cardboard box. Each block has a small circle on the side of the block that has been colored based on the grit. A guide shows each color to its grit. There is also a 1-page guide with instructions for use. These are a series of 6 blocks of various grits that have been attached to a very stiff piece of acrylic material. The grits are as follows; • 80 grit for stock removal (dry …

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Tool Review – Mr Hobby Paint Jar Opener

The Mr. Hobby Paint Jar Opener is a 2 part tool to allow you to easily and safely open Mr. Hobby 10 and 18ml jars and Tamiya 10 ml jars. The tool consists of a plastic wrench with knurled ridges to put the paint jar cap in. As well there is a rubber gripper base to put the bottom of the paint jar in. Once this is done, usually a very quick turn will break the seal and allow the jar to open.  No more having to use pliers and trying to keep the jar from flying out of your hands. I’ve seen this tool for years and it’s one of those things that once you use it, you will wonder how you ever did without it.  Recommended Here is a short review video I did.     \  

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