Customs: Putty?

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  1. WhiteMocha

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    Hi All,

    Just curious, I've heard people mention using some sort of putty to do minor modifications.... filling in holes, fleshing out pieces, etc. What kind of putty do people use for this generally?

    I checked the kitbasher's forum sticky above, but didn't see an answer there. I might've missed it, though!

    Thanks, all!
     
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  3. DavidLoPan

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    i use a product called "quick plastic" and "quick steel". You can find it at home depot. It's an epoxy putty and hardens in like 10 minutes.
     
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    Awesome, thank you! That's exactly what I needed to know. :) 
     
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    Beware. Repair-type putty that you buy in hardware stores tends to be VERY smelly and usualy isnt best suited for custom toys. There are hobby oriented types like "Green stuff", miliput, and Tamiya epoxy putty wich are easier to work whit.
     
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    Hmm, really? Okay... I might check that out. I guess these are available in hobby stores? I'll call around and see if anyone sells 'em.

    Thanks very much!
     
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    Check out Sculpey. It's a polyresin that sculpts like clay, and you just cure it for a few minutes in a low-temperature oven and it's indistinguishable from plastic.
     

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