Small parts (of models)

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  1. herman1rg

    herman1rg Well-Known Member

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    If you have a problem with your eyesight...these are very useful.Of course if you don't have the trouble these are helpful as well.I have used similar to the Multi-functional Light Head Magnifying Glass.So if you want you can go for it. Certainly don't exaggerate with purchases.:lol:
     
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    Yep, I use a magnifying glass attached to the 'Helping Hands' thingy, and also a 3X graphics arts glass, and others. They are also useful for checking small areas after sanding etc, to ensure there are no gaps, deep scratches and so on.
    BTW, is the '1rg' in your username a reference to the Royal Greenjackets?
     
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    Same here, but without the helping hands thingy which would REALLY come in handy at times.
     
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    i am getting ols so i need one of those soon.. hehe
    my nearsight is not as good as it used to be..damn..before i could read and see every tine little thing.. now its getting harder and harder..
     
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    Unfortunately not, my nickname is herman (the German, although I'm 100% English) it's because i'm very organised. the RG part are my real initials.
     
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    OK, thanks for the explanation! I won't ask about the 'Herman the German' part!
    Terry.
     
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    What I use ;)

    [​IMG]
     
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    Looking quite orthopeadically.;)
     
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    Thats a nice rig Vic.....

    Here are my glasses:
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    WTF? What is that brass thingy, Les?
     
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    Hehe.......

    Give u a hint:
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    Hah.... looks like something from Terry Gilliam's films.
     
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    Almost, Tim Burtons brain thought this one up......
     
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    I used one of those when I last visited the opticians!!! Looks like something out of a Jules Vern or Dr Who movie.
    :hotsun: :hotsun:
     
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    I give up... Big Fish? I've never seen either one, but the apparatus wearer looks alot like Johnny Depp.
     
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    Nice!! Any time you can combine steampunk and model building, a good time is at hand.
     
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    It is Johnny Deep and its from Sleepy Hollow...
     
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    Looks like a late 1950's Soviet NVG kit - but more stylish!!!
     
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