Stripping the paint off Bonzini men's feet

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Stripping the paint off Bonzini men's feet

Post by Bundy Volume 1 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:31 am

Any tips/tricks to do this?

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Re: Stripping the paint off Bonzini men's feet

Post by robmoss2k » Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:56 am

This, perhaps?
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Re: Stripping the paint off Bonzini men's feet

Post by joshjaeger » Wed Jul 03, 2013 12:05 pm

You may know this already but the itsf men are not simply paintless. They are a different shape with the side of the foot (supposedly) square to the face. The old men have slightly pointed sides to them. Also I believe that they took a cast from a painted foot so you would loose a little of the mass. the new feet are left with machine marks that makes them grip better than a foot that has had it's paint worn off over time. All this can be achieved with a good metal file.

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Re: Stripping the paint off Bonzini men's feet

Post by Boris » Wed Jul 03, 2013 12:30 pm

I bought a template ITSF figure from Mr Bergaglia at Pontoise, what we need now is an engineering workshop in the Liverpool area which can mass-grind the Bonzini men down to the new shape, and should strip the paint from the bottom of the feet at the same time...

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