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  1. Unless you post a picture of what you got so far it is hard to give you an advise.
  2. White patches probably are where you have wood glue leftovers. Let it dry for at least 24 hours.
  3. Wow, wefalck Where did you get so much cool watchmaker's stuff? All these miniature fixtures could be really useful for my small scale work. Your small (I guess about 70 mm DIA) disc sander is just right size I could use. So far my need of a disc sander (I have got no any) was just when I need to miter some curved bulwark handrails at 90 degrees. Now I do this holding a 1.5 mm x 5 mm plank in my hands filing the ends down with a fine file and then fine sandpaper glued to a wood stick. It takes a long while till I get it to right size. Using a disc sander would speed me up ten fold.
  4. Thanks for a tip Wefalck. I bought them both to check them out.
  5. This is because it is good stuff. I just called my near by Lee Valley, found they have 2 pcs left and rushed there to get it.
  6. From my experience there is no paint which will be exact color match to real copper. Closest paint I know is Humbrol #12 Copper Metallic Paint
  7. If have to run disc at slow speed then use gears to slow down the motor. I need my two hands free to sand my part down.
  8. By the way speaking of other type of vise for holding parts down when drilling. I just picked up this miniature toolmakers vise from Lee Valley today. I checked it it is excellently made. I was surprised at its low price! http://www.leevalley.com/en/wood/page.aspx?p=75613&cat=1,41637,41659
  9. This is excellent quality pin wise from Lee Valley. I use it for many years. Highest quality possible. I recommend it. http://www.leevalley.com/us/wood/page.aspx?p=32297&cat=1,180,42337
  10. I changed my mind about this "Ultimation" tool. I imagined how would I had to use one hand to rotate the crank and other hand to hold part against the disc. They said "ultimate" precision? I think now this product is crap. Byrnes disc sander is probably a Cadillac of modelling sanders. The one Gregory posted above is a working horse but for a modeller as I am it is a monstrously large. I work at my condo suite so on small scale models so I have no space or need for such large tool. Please take a look at the wool I found on Canadian Amazon. It looks as some parts are plastic. Price is good. https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B07SFZGHVQ/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_4?smid=A3F2CZ8RBTQB31&psc=1 Otherwise next size model (5" disc) moderately priced is here: https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B078QWL1JB/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_2?smid=A3DWYIK6Y9EEQB&psc=1 or even this one same size but suspiciously cheap: https://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B01BSPALZO/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_3?smid=A1H137R4NNX9G3&psc=1
  11. Hi thibaultron, I searched it looks as Dremel Belt/Disk Sander is out of production. It looks as good tool. You are lucky to own it.
  12. Great job. Great videos. I do not do weathering to my models. May be I will one day arrive to this. Yours look impressive.
  13. Moab, this is exactly my thoughts. I do not need electrically powered industrial size disk sander. My models are very small scale. I would use it just on rare occasions. As matter of fact I do not own one currently and not even sure when I could use this thing in building process. But thing looks cool. Hand powered one might be what I may be using. I however do not know what this product is. It is described so unclear at their site. Does the table tilt? I cannot see. Also item is made in Canada but price is in US $. Also it is very expensive. Looks fishy. May be site sells just pictures? Just a scam?
  14. Awful website but sander looks very good - most of parts made of metal!!!. I bookmarked this item for future consideration.

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