Instructions and finding your own path

When you build a kit, do you follow the guidance in the kit, or take your own route? If it’s the latter, you may not be alone...

“If you spend time studying a sheet of instructions and you can see that parts suggested to be added early on, look likely to break off as the build progresses, you are already well on your way to finding those simple to navigate paths that well all crave”

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Just like the real thing…

Do you want to build a model that accurately represents reality in miniature? Then your first step is to look at the real thing!

“Attention is never paid to trends or products du jour, because that would determine the route a build would take and that’s simply not something that is of any interest to me”
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Simple details that can make a big difference

It’s easy to reach for the aftermarket lists when you need to add detail to a model, but with simple tools and materials, doing the work yourself can be far easier than you think…

“I’m not suggesting that a beginner is going to be able to build a 1:24 Hurricane cockpit from scratch as their first attempt, but they just might be able to detailed a cockpit coaming and canopy rail of a model jet, before moving on to something more challenging”

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