How do you scratch build your seat belts?

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  1. Rustybugs

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    I am curious to see how many of you scratch build your own seat belts for the different scales and such. Would love to see how you do it. Pictures are a must :D
     
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    There is a tips section in the main menu with scaaaaads of detail examples.
    It's a great place to loiter.

    Bill
     
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    In 1/48, I have used Tamiya tape and the metal from those little tea light candle cut into 1mm strips. I haven't mastered using wire for the buckles, etc., so I use a #000 brush and silver colored paint and use real seat harnesses for references. If you look back in the Recent Purchases, you will notice I bought enough P.E. harness sets to outfit a squadron.

    Geo
     
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    I like masking tape. And as Bill has noted, there are many examples in the tips section.
     
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    Wojtek (Wurger) did a good explanation of this somewhere. Maybe check out his 1/24 Bf109 build thread - might be there.
     
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    Thanks for the reference
     
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    Also use Tamiya tape mostly, though ciggy papers are good too. Wojtek's thread is probably the best reference like the guys said.
     
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