card shipmodeling

Discussion in 'Ship & Watercraft Models' started by deshpande, Apr 7, 2007.

  1. deshpande

    deshpande New Member

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    what type of card ( thickness ) should be used for card modeling.
  2. paper warrior

    paper warrior Member

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    Thats really a question pf preference/use/scale/ect. ect. I would recommend 65 lbs. card. Gil should be able to give you a bit more insight.
  3. paulhbell

    paulhbell Guest

    Deshpande, I use 120gsm and 180gsm paper/card. The 120gsm is quite bendable (good for curves), where the 180gsm is quite strong ( good for walls, ships decks and superstructure).

    Normal printer paper, 80gsm, isn't bad for general use. I also have 240 gsm which is strong stuff, but won't fit in my printer.
  4. barry

    barry Active Member

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    paper

    Everything from cigarette filter papers to 200 gsm and 1mm depends what you are doing......1mm for frames cigarette papers for 40mm barrels
  5. paulhbell

    paulhbell Guest

    I never thought of using cig paper before, that's a good tip. But get them while you can, before smoking is banned.