Quality modeling pliers are a must-have tool for any scale model builder. There are a variety of different types and brands of modeling pliers on the market, but one that consistently ranks as a favorite among top scale model builders is the Xuron® 450 TweezerNose™ Pliers.
If you’re interested in plastic scale modeling, you probably already know that the hobby is a lot more than just assembling pieces of plastic. In fact, it can be downright challenging at times. But if you’re up for the challenge, and you’re willing to learn a few things along the way, then read on – because we’ve got some tips for newbies that will set you on your way.
This article will provide new modelers with some tips to get started in the hobby. It will also describe some of the common challenges that new modelers face and offer advice on how to overcome them. Finally, it will provide a few resources that can help beginners get started in scale modeling.
For all hobbyists, tools are an important part of the creative process. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced scale model builder, it’s more enjoyable when you have the right tool for the task at hand. When your basic modeling tools can be found in one Xuron® Modelers Tool Kit, that’s even better.
I’ll bet that when you think of Xuron® tools, a few well-known and well-used tools come to mind. Today let’s expand your view of what’s available and hone in on a couple possibly lesser known tools to help you bend and form wire, photo-etch, and a variety of materials. These pliers, and all Xuron® tools are available through local hobby shops.
Recently we’ve had a few questions from customers asking how to replace springs on their tools and how to keep them (tools) cleaned and well maintained. I thought I’d share……