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PostSubject: how do i create shell hits   how do i create shell hits Icon_minitimeFri Oct 11, 2013 9:24 am

Well the topic title says it all how do I create a shell impact to make it look like a impact or a graze off the glasis plate
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PostSubject: Re: how do i create shell hits   how do i create shell hits Icon_minitimeFri Oct 11, 2013 9:55 am

For "splashes" that is what hits that graze off are called, or the fragments that melt on impack I just use my soldering gun at lower temp and a pointed tip on an angle. For actual penetration hits the trick I use is use a dull point to push the plastic in at low temp and then from the back side sand it till a hole develops this way you can decide how big or how small the shell was. I will bring my KT and show you if you want. It has examples of hits, dings, splashes etc...

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PostSubject: Re: how do i create shell hits   how do i create shell hits Icon_minitimeFri Oct 11, 2013 9:58 am

On my Tiger I heated up a round bullet-type connector with a small torch, and pushed it into the plastic at different angles to get different types of shell impacts & bounces, turned out really well. 

You could pretty much use any piece of metal in whatever shape you want.

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PostSubject: Re: how do i create shell hits   how do i create shell hits Icon_minitimeSat Oct 12, 2013 8:16 pm

Cool thanks guys I had the right ideas then I was going to make a die out of steel and then heat it and push it into the plastic going to test some ideas including the ones you guys mentioned
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