I picked up this little SD Kampfer at SCGMC 2012 from Tatsu Hobby, one of our vendors at the event. I sorta had the thing pinned and mostly sanded during the December 2012 build gathering. I did one mod to the kit, which was to add a styrene collar around the clear resin part that was the eye. This piece lights up and I wanted to have some focus to the light, as well as add a slight bit of detail to this rather plain section of the kit. Forward another year, again to the December model building gathering, this time, 2013; I take the kit out and continue to work on it. Filling in some of the bubbles I found, fully fixing the plastic collar piece so no light leaks. And getting some real sanding on the kit. The parts were then placed into a tub of purple power at the end of the build gathering; and subsequently forgotten about once again.
My excuse was that the Ver Ka Saz came out, the past several months saw to that progression. With the Saz done, I started back up where I had last left off, with the parts in the purple power. Even months soaking in purple power, the resin doesn’t get destroyed. I’d not recommend trying this with your own flesh; even the slightest touch of bare skin without quickly washing the stuff off will start a reaction. Wear gloves when dealing with the stuff.
First step was to finishing the cleaning started months ago. The parts are removed from the purple soup and place in some clean water. From the clean water, the parts are placed into the ultrasonic cleaner. Once run through the ultrasonic cleaner, they are removed and placed on a paper towel to completely dry.
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