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zebra2  ·  515 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Craft Fair v3.25 - March 4, 2020

I have this model bass that I got as a Christmas present which I've been sloooowly working on, and I never remember to take a picture. For reference:

The body is mostly done on mine. It's not all that complex or big, but it's a bit tricky to make given how small it is. I can't find my needle-nose pliers so I've been using tweezers.

kleinbl00  ·  515 days ago  ·  link  ·  

is that this guy? This is relevant to my interests.

Tweezers are 100% the way to go. Press down around the tab to force it all the way through the slot, then twist 90 degrees. Magnification is your friend - these are totally worth the $12.

zebra2  ·  515 days ago  ·  link  ·  

It sure is. They're pretty neat kits. The tabs that will be a bit tricky are the ones that come straight out of the face of the body. You can see them flattened 90 degrees onto the body surface in the picture.

kleinbl00  ·  515 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'm a fan. Fun part for me is that Fascinations is the production arm of Archie McPhee, a Seattle institution. Buddy of mine went to Japan and brought back a Japan-only metal kid of Hayabusa without realizing that he was buying Seattle product in Japan to bring back to Los Angeles so I could bring it back to Seattle.