PLASTIC SURGERY

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MASKING

Glazing issues

Q I’ve been struggling recently with canopies. Firstly, what is the best way to mask and secondly, can they be restored if they become fogged?_I’ve used Tamiya tape in conjunction with_a fresh No.11 blade to cut it out along the frame. This works fine for most German aircraft which have mostly straight canopy framing, but with bubbletop spitfires or parts that are curved, it is harder to track with the blade, resulting in score marks from the slipping. Concerning the fogging, it occurs when I use cyanoacrylate glue.

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