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#1 Kehlo

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 03:30 AM

Hi,
I'm planning to do some dozens of painted and trimmed bodies of one shape.
When I look at the Parma CP-Bodies they seem to be trimmed with a hot wire. Apparently this would save "some" time. :)
Are there any How-tos or pictures how to create the jig for this? Or a picture of a jig?

Or is there a different way that is also that fast? At the moment I'm using an already trimmed body over an untrimmed, mark the trimming lines with a sharpie and cut them with a scissor.

The body I'm speaking of would be the classic Parma Womp beetle. I plan to use the proxxon hot wire cutter thermocut 12E.

Thanks a lot for any input,
Christian
 


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