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Haven't used photo-etched parts before and know I could find answers after some web-searching, but anyone reading here have tips on how to prep/prime for painting and best way to glue on photo-etch parts ???
Guide to using photo etched parts on models
http://www.scalemodelguide.com/const...parts-models/#

Detailing Models with Photoetched Parts: Basic Guide
http://italianhorses.net/Tutorials/Photoetch/pe.htm

Painting photoetched parts
http://cs.finescale.com/fsm/tools_te.../t/154074.aspx

Glueing Photo etched parts to plastic models
http://cs.finescale.com/fsm/tools_te...3/t/34056.aspx

Images of painting and glueing
https://www.bing.com/images/search?q...ale+model+kits
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SS Jeremiah O'Brien
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http://www.hyperscale.com/2009/revie...reviewgp_1.htm
This one arrived a couple weeks ago and is a well scaled kit. Has some spare parts for making another version; the S.S. John Brown;
http://www.ssjohnwbrown.org/
Could use some PE rails and ladders so I may have to order the generic sheet of those.
https://www.ssjeremiahobrien.org/
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Ordered two kits with the commandos on the PE sheet and arrived a couple weeks ago. Those guys are small, about 1/8" tall. PE has some really small parts, even options replacing the molded bollards(? dock tie-up posts) with dinky PE. Will definitely need the magnifying glasses when I start to do these.
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