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Jan 09, 2013, 10:40 AM
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Type of cement for type VII

hello everyone, I'm a rookie, but i have decided to assemble a revell 1/72 type VII, and convert it. Which kind of cement could i use that water restant?, by the way,thanks to all for the great answers and all the info you guys provide.
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Jan 09, 2013, 04:47 PM
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A liquid styrene glue. Like these:
These actually soften the plastic, welding the pieces together, and gives you a strong cohesive bond. Suitable for water once dry.
Jan 09, 2013, 06:37 PM
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thank you

Thank you for the fast response, by the way, I'm looking to buy a wtc do you know if big Dave is still in business, he has not answered. If he is nit, do you know of anyone else, thanks
Jan 09, 2013, 11:02 PM
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Big Dave is still cranking out the WTCs!
Jan 10, 2013, 08:22 AM
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by the way guys which model is easier to convert and sturdier the type VII or the gato class? being both revell 1/72
Jan 10, 2013, 10:42 AM
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I have built only the Gato, but have a type VII on the build list. I too will be getting a Big Dave wtc for the type VII. As far as easier I can not answer. The Gato is a difficult build, but so worth it. I can imagine the type VII has its own set of issues. As far as sturdier, both can be sturdy or not depending on how you handle it and construct it. I have broken bits and pieces off my Gato sometimes multiple times. That is what dry dock is for, maintenance.
Jan 10, 2013, 10:47 AM
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thank you tchalfant for your response, I'm going for the looks of the VII, by the way dave just answered me, he says he is revising the type VII wtc, that it should be ready in a few weeks.
Jan 10, 2013, 06:23 PM
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Try the Sub-Driver forum. Dave has an excellent build thread on the 1/72 Gato and shows in great detail how he cements the hull halves together. A lot of interesting build information for the 1/72 subs.

Jan 11, 2013, 10:54 AM
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thanks a lot i sure will
Jan 11, 2013, 11:11 AM
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i'd hate to sound dumb, but i can't fing the sub driver forum, can you please help?
Jan 11, 2013, 12:01 PM
RC sub dude
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