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Estes Guardian Build, Part 6, Fillet Smoothing

I've been asked how to get fillets smooth and even. On the right are the Titebond M&TG fillets after spraying with the white undercoat. There is some roughness and ridges. This is a white undercoat I can now wet (actually damp sand) the fillets. 400 grit was wrapped around a Q-tip end for cushioned sanding. After sanding the sides, be sure to go around the front edge of the fin / tube joint. this is where most of the glue "boogers" will show up under the color coats. When sanding ... [Read More]