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Default Re: 1:350 TOS Light Cruiser

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Originally Posted by AdmiralBuck View Post
An ellipse template, placed on a block of the urethane, was used to trace the oval outer shape. I then placed it in a miter box and trimmed as close as I could get to an oval cylinder. A hobby rasp filed the outer shape smooth. For the inner rings, the same ellipse template provided a guide to trace with a fine needle file. After getting the groove started it guided itself as I continued to scribe deeper into the block. This was repeated on the other inner ovals as well. The sides were beveled too.
*tips hat* Thanks kindly for the education.

What was the verdict on the "Coast Guard" stripes on the sides of this boat?
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