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I am currently building Trumpeter’s 1/35 scale Russian KV-2.

When I tried to remove the very small lifting eyes from the sprue, the first one took flight.

In order not to lose any more, I threaded a strand of electrical cable through each eye just before attacking with the sprue cutters. Result!

Now, on to carve some styrene rod to replace the part I lost …


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David Hughes
Pewsey, Wiltshire, England

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