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Old Dec 21, 2001, 10:27 AM
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I have a fairly large variable powersupply, but I'm sure a train regulator can be used if it can handle the current.

You can use thin piano wire instead of nichrome. I got a length of nichrome wire from a fellow modeller years ago and it is still in use. With a 12volt battery current draw is app. 4 amps and this gives a good temperature for cutting so a PSU is not really necessary.

HWC is NOT a black art although many people seem to think so. I have built several foam models where templates were used to cut fuselage parts - see the Hellcat and GeeBee on my homepage:

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