Small windows - non FO options?

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Re: Small windows - non FO options?

Postby Moongrim » Sun Dec 21, 2014 4:53 pm

Thanks for getting back with that.

It's worth a try. After all, experimentation is what gives us innovations. :D
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Re: Small windows - non FO options?

Postby emptyoftheface » Thu Apr 30, 2015 10:46 am

asmcelhinney wrote:Does anyone have any tips for filling little windows?

Specifically, I'm looking at my 1/2500 Enterprise E. The windows are long and irregular sizes. I don't think the simple drill and fill with fiber optic that looks so good on the smaller ships will work on this one.

So... has anyone tried using dental acrylic at this scale? I can't imagine it's as effective or easy to use on tiny windows.

What about Micro Krystal Klear, any experiences with that?

I've even heard (though not seen) that hot melt glue can be used for filling windows.


When I built mine, I light blocked the interior then drilled out the windows and used some wide angle white LED's to make everything glow.

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Re: Small windows - non FO options?

Postby RogueWolf » Fri May 01, 2015 2:25 pm

Very nice!
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Re: Small windows - non FO options?

Postby Cubey Terra » Fri May 01, 2015 8:38 pm

I'm not a pro builder like others here, but I've had good results drilling the windows and filling with simple white glue. It diffuses the light nicely.

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Re: Small windows - non FO options?

Postby Moongrim » Fri May 01, 2015 11:50 pm

White glue.

:lol:

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Re: Small windows - non FO options?

Postby Jon Kunatz » Thu May 21, 2015 1:43 pm

Reflective tape.
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