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>> Home > Forum > Building Related > Building with a hobbyzone Professional Building Slip
Building with a hobbyzone Professional Building Slip
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Rochdaleblue
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Forum Posts: 9
21st Feb 2017 19:34  
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Hi all hoping to get into two projects in the coming weeks and was wondering what everybody's thoughts are about building slips such as the hobbyzone Professional Building Slip, the hobbyzone one looks much better and more useful than the billings one but I would like to here your thoughts on them or if anybody has a large hobbyzone slip for sale I will be happy to discuss it.

jarvo
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Forum Posts: 441
21st Feb 2017 20:00  
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Hi Mate, the building slips are ok but why spend the money? a good quality building board (which you will need anyway) fit it with blocks to hold the bulkheads in place, once ready remove the blocks and finish the topsides of the model, fully adjustable to any model you build, plus its a lot stronger, you will need blocks that will fit your bulkheads but these could be offcuts possibly free from a timber yard


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Dave M
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Forum Posts: 1353
22nd Feb 2017 10:02  
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I agree with Mark. See the pics of my Olympic on the build board (5/8" MDF) with blocks holding the bulkheads.
Dave


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Dave