STEP 4 - MAKING THE BLUEPLANET ECOSTAR WIND TUNNEL MODEL
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Blueplanet BE3 model after first plaster coat
The shaped foam is then coated with a high strength fine plaster. After 24 hours drying time the plaster may be sanded to a final shape and any adjustments made.
MODEL MAKING STAGES
Steps 1. Mark out your plywood and cut formers
Step 2. Assemble plywood formers
Step 3. Fill formers with foam and shape
Step 4. Coat foam plug with plaster
Step 5. Sand, add detail mouldings and prime
Step 6. Paint finished model
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WIND-TUNNEL | WIND TUNNEL DETAILS
This is the kind of result you can expect from your wind tunnel - a super slippery 350+ mph electric streamliner. This particular car is charged by solar power, making it probably the world's fastest solar powered electric land speed record car. She also has battery cartridge exchange built in, for instant refueling.
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