MODEL AIRCRAFT STAND

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  1. fubar57

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    I bought this for the sole purpose of attaching small parts and putting on decals. Normally when I do this, the model is on my lap and when I attach one part or decal, one occasionally detaches. Technically, it's a model, aircraft is in the title, and I'm starting to build it. They would have you use CA glue to join the pieces together but I'm using Carpenter's Glue. I've included the address and email address.

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    Supports and legs glued and in bondage to dry over night.

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    Looks interesting Geo. I'm trying to figure out how it works - which parts hold which areas of the model and so on.
     
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    looks similar to what I did in plastic. The flats support the wings, the V supports the fuselage at the tail.
     

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    Yeppers. Seeing your stand is what persuaded me to buy one Bill, though I like yours for it's simplicity. Did you make that cause if you did, I think you would have a market.

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    Like the look of the stand George but it looks kind of complicated.

    Should also say I'm one of the lucky ones who has a stand just like Bill's, reason being the kind old chap made one for me and posted it out.
     
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    #8 fubar57, Jan 28, 2013
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    I just need to add the support stand covers(rubber bands). I might add felt later. I didn't show in the photos but the supports are fully adjustable. There are three rubber bands that are used to secure the model to the stands. It's not shown in the instructions but I imagine they attach to the notches in the support stands.

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    Ah, now I see!
     
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    That looks good for any size model, sturdy looking as well.
     
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    going to have to get me something like either of those or buy a bucket of lego !!!!
     
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    I rather think Lego would work just fine!
    In fact I hadn't even considered Legos.

    If you were use the smaller flat base or cut one to size, and three columns of the single row Lego blocks.
    Then glue a flat piece of styrene to the side of the top pieces, one with the "V" or better yet a shallow "U", the other two with a slight dish shape of the wing I think you would have it!!!!!

    Good thinking outside the box Karl!!
     
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    Great ideas guys!

    I use polystyrene packaging myself, different types depending on size/shape of kit(s)

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