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1/48 B-1B Lancer Landing Gear (White Metal) for Revell/Monogram kit

Manufactured by: Scale Aircraft Conversion

SKU: SAC-48072

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    Product Description

    This is a replacement set for the kit gear with a couple of modifications. The primary main and nose legs have been cast as solid parts (marked R & L) as opposed to left and right pieces for each. The main gear torque links have been separated into upper and lower parts to facilitate the casting process and improve the detail. The lower portion of the nose gear has been cast as a separate part and it's mounting hole in the primary strut may need to be drilled a bit deeper using a 3/32 drill. Assembly is straight forward using the kit instructions and parts for reference. Also, this photo of the assembled right main (outside rear angle) may be beneficial.

    Why white metal?
    One advantage of white metal over styrene plastic is strength. Metal parts will not warp under the weight of a built model regardless of the size of the aircraft, no matter how many years it stands on display. Another advantage of white metal is the way it holds up under "working" conditions (drilling, scoring, sanding, etc.), as it is much more dense than styrene plastic and has a much higher melting point. Being quite malleable, it can be bent without the fear of breaking & a useful characteristic when it comes to final alignment "tweeking". Note: our white metal contains no lead.

    Tools for working with white metal.
    - Since styrene cement has no effect on white metal, parts should be attached using CA glue (e.g. Superglue). We recommend using a thicker "gap filling" CA where parts need time to be positioned. Once in place you can use an accelerator to bond the parts instantly. (We have "Filla-Glu" available for sale, please click here to find out more CA glue products.)
    - A set of miniature files comes in handy for removing mold parting lines while fine gauge wet-or-dry sandpaper aids in further "clean up" and polishing areas that represent polished steel.
    - A variable speed rotary tool can be useful for detailing certain areas. Just be careful not to grind on your fingers and ALWAYS wear eye protection.
    - Paint will adhere directly to white metal parts. However, a light coat of primer first will guarantee adhesion of the of the paint.

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