Thinking too much…

This time every year it’s time for renewing my hosting service. It’s simply amazing how much features these hosting service offers for the same price, compared with last year. For about $8/month you can get 400G bandwidth, and that’s 10x what I’m getting right now. Also wondered about things like whether I wanna switch to…

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Stockings

For some reasons I was obsessed with making stockings with real fabrics lately. I think they look different than painted ones. Since I failed many times over the weekend, I was excited to find something that kind of works, and wrote a how-to on it even though I haven’t finished the kit Also I’d like…

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Random tips

It seems I never write anything about modeling ever since I was done with the how-to’s Here are some random bits (warning: very random) I thought that were worth mentioning… perhaps you can enlighten me on some stuff also Turpentine is a pretty useful chemical! It dissolves gum, which includes gum-based glue such as 3M…

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Mr. Dissolved Putty

Mr. Dissolved Putty Date Price From Manufacturer 10/20 300yen R10 GSI-Creos (formerly Gunze) Mr. Surfacer 500 had been my choice of putty for a long time, it can be pretty thick if you grab the bottom of the bottle, still there are times when I wish it is more filling. I also don’t like to…

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V-color

V-Color Date Price From Manufacturer 10/20 300yen HobbySearch Irisawa I’m sick of people saying you can’t paint on rubber parts. V-color can go on rubber and will stay on (i.e. not crack up). When you smell the thinner you know it’s acetone, but acetone kills your brushes. Their brand-name thinner is milder and safer for…

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