PLASTIC SURGERY

Quiz AMW’s team of contributors, regarding your own modelling mysteries…

BUTT-JOINS

Strength and accuracy

Q “I was wondering if your team could help with a technique that eludes me please? When a kit uses a buttjoin for two mating surfaces, such as a wing or tailplane, what’s the best way to drill and align a pin or piece of rod between the two to strengthen said join? It’s something I can’t seem to get right and often end up with a step or misaligned piece.” Jonathan Dick, Wellington, New Zealand

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