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Scale Model Basics: How to Sand a Plastic Model Kit

Learn how to properly sand rough areas on your model with sanding pads and sticks
RELATED TOPICS: HOW TO | SANDING | SKILL BUILDING

It's inevitable: You're building a plastic model and you'll have a rough area from the where a part connected to the parts tree or maybe two parts don't match evenly. In this FineScale Modeler Scale Model Basics video, learn how to use sanding sticks and sanding pads to remove and even out unwanted blemishes on your plastic model kits. Knowing how to properly sand will improve your enjoyment assembling scale models, and, ultimately, the end result.

Click here to learn how to cleanly remove plastic model parts from a parts tree.

Click these links for a basic set of sanding pads, a polishing set of high-grit pads, or sanding sticks.


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