Any tips on using this stuff?

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It is a big task to make good and realistic rigging in these small scales - would like to hear about your experiences.
What is the thickness of this line?
 

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To those who are interested here is the site


The thread\rigging specifically is here. The really big advantage of this material is that it will stretch, not break if accidental pressure is applied to the rigging on the completed model.


They now have 3 different sizes to choose from, which is: Standard: 0,03mm, Fine: 0,02mm, Superfine: 0,01mm
  • ->Standard is your trusty friend on your 32nd and 48th scale rigging.
  • ->Fine is considerably thinner and the stuff that fits when it comes to controlling cables in the 32nd and 48th scale, for instance.
  • ->Superfine is pretty much spider web and will look supercool on your 72nd scale project. It is like on the real thing: actually you won't notice a rigging before you are pretty close to the aircraft.
This is 0.01mm example
IMG_0663.jpeg

Hope this will help. Happy Modelling!
 
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