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ANN's Daily Aero-Term (03.18.07): White Metal Modeling

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White Medal Modeling

So what is white metal, and why is it so good for modeling especially unusual subjects?  Well, after the cost of material and labor, the molding process is relatively cheap. Therefore short runs of kits can be produced and of a variety of different subjects can be kitted. Makes sense...

FMI: www.glue-it.com/model-engineering/general-information/glossary/w/white-metal-modelling.html

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