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Double-rigging lines in 1/72 with EZ line
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PostPosted: October 7th, 2016, 12:33 pm 
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I posted this up once or twice in build threads but I thought it worth throwing in here for good measure.
Double rigging at an even spacing is a colossal headache, especially in 1/72. With EZ-line....forget about it!
But then I came up with this shortcut. I pre-space the lines and attach them to a tiny stub of wire, which is then bonded to the plane at each end. The EZ line needs to be slightly shorter than the rigging distance so it's under tension, of course. The wire I use is the very soft steel wire from freezer bag ties, which you need to strip the plastic from. The wire is soft enough to cut with a scalpel into the tiny stub. You could use fishing line too, I'm sure, or just about anything else. I just find the wire easy to work with as it is rigid.

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Nice tip VV :-D

I'm guessing you attach the ez-line to the wire at the appropriate distance apart and then snip the wire down to size?

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Thanks for sharing this again VV. Useful information

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iggie wrote:
Nice tip VV :-D

I'm guessing you attach the ez-line to the wire at the appropriate distance apart and then snip the wire down to size?


Yes. I tape the wire down at the right distance, lay the EZ line down, glue it and then once dry, cut the wire with a scalpel.

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