Customs: How Do I perminetly fill in Gaps/Holes

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  1. Rod

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    I've got an Alt Prowl that I'm taking the Police lights off the top which will leave small peg holes. How do I fill them so I can paint over them later?
     
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    Hobby Shop ! Squadron white putty - Squeeze a small amount into holes, smooth over, let dry, sand with 1000 grit sand paper, primer suggested(if not using Krylon), paint.
     
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    Hobby Shop ! Squadron white putty - Squeeze a small amount into holes, smooth over, let dry, sand with 1000 grit sand paper, primer suggested(if not using Krylon), paint.
     
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    olas202 Arise Zombie Prime!

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    hey if your not gonna use that light bar for anything I would love it for a custom im working on. if you wanta pm me that would be cool. i would listen to TTT hek knows what hes talking about. good luck on your project!
     
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    olas202 Arise Zombie Prime!

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    hey if your not gonna use that light bar for anything I would love it for a custom im working on. if you wanta pm me that would be cool. i would listen to TTT hek knows what hes talking about. good luck on your project!
     
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    Rod, I would seriously suggest practicing hole-filling, sanding and painting-over on a spare piece of plastic or a junker TF before you try it on the final product. This is one of those meticulous things that needs at least one practice run before you do it.

    TheTransTorture, though, pretty much nailed it right on the head. Not much more advice I can give you on procedure.
     
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    Rod, I would seriously suggest practicing hole-filling, sanding and painting-over on a spare piece of plastic or a junker TF before you try it on the final product. This is one of those meticulous things that needs at least one practice run before you do it.

    TheTransTorture, though, pretty much nailed it right on the head. Not much more advice I can give you on procedure.
     
  8. Bobby Lemain

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    I wasted my NDS top lid trying to do that and blew $15 getting it replaced. lol.
    I suggest you practice no mater how hard you want to get it done
     
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    I wasted my NDS top lid trying to do that and blew $15 getting it replaced. lol.
    I suggest you practice no mater how hard you want to get it done
     
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    The best stuff? Apoxie Sculpt

    http://www.angelfire.com/mech/jinsaotome/apoxiesculpt.html

    This stuff comes in all main colors, washes up with water, won't take the paint off your custom, can be sculpted, completely non-toxic, and is stone-hard when cured. I mean soooo much harder than Milliput, Sculpty, Squadron putty it's unreal. Check out my site, I filled in Ratchet's screwholes and almost matched the color of the plastic!
     
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    The best stuff? Apoxie Sculpt

    http://www.angelfire.com/mech/jinsaotome/apoxiesculpt.html

    This stuff comes in all main colors, washes up with water, won't take the paint off your custom, can be sculpted, completely non-toxic, and is stone-hard when cured. I mean soooo much harder than Milliput, Sculpty, Squadron putty it's unreal. Check out my site, I filled in Ratchet's screwholes and almost matched the color of the plastic!
     
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    Aah ! good to know !

    I'll have to try that next time, sounds really good ! - Thanks !
     
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    Aah ! good to know !

    I'll have to try that next time, sounds really good ! - Thanks !
     
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    I am using the crap outta that stuff for my menasor project. the only thing that I don't like about it is that it sticks to your fingers when you're trying to manipulate it. great stuff though, and he's not kidding about how hard it gets.
     
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    I am using the crap outta that stuff for my menasor project. the only thing that I don't like about it is that it sticks to your fingers when you're trying to manipulate it. great stuff though, and he's not kidding about how hard it gets.
     
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    I'm currently using Games Workshop "green stuff" epoxy. How does that compare to that Apoxie? Also, how easy is it to get Apoxie outside of the US?
     
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    I'm currently using Games Workshop "green stuff" epoxy. How does that compare to that Apoxie? Also, how easy is it to get Apoxie outside of the US?
     
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    Two Words Apoxie Sculpt:

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    It is the best of the best totally workable,water soluable air dries as hard as hard as concrete but sands very easy!

    I will never used sculpy or super sculpy again!

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    Two Words Apoxie Sculpt:

    [​IMG]

    It is the best of the best totally workable,water soluable air dries as hard as hard as concrete but sands very easy!

    I will never used sculpy or super sculpy again!

    :thumb 
     
  20. JinSaotome

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    Keep a cup of water around to dip your fingers and tools in to keep it from sticking, that's the secret to sculpting it. Also waiting about 30-40 minutes for it to set up helps.

    Apoxie Sculpt holds better detail IMO than Kneadite, definatly harder (tho thinner sections like eartips, fingers, tails, kneadite is more flexible for those) and is easier to work with. This is what I've become accustom to, and my personal opinion. Great customizers like Levit swear by kneadite and use it all the time. Just what you get use to.
     

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