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Tip of the Month: Fineline for better foiling

Use 3M Fineline tape for better foiling
Applying Bare-Metal foil (BMF) can be frustrating, even under ideal circumstances, which include being able to follow existing panel lines in order to get a crisp, sharp edge. But what about trim pieces that have no such edges to guide the trimming blade? Fortunately for us, award-winning modeler Steve Hinson is not above using low-tech methods to get good results. 
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