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Fibre glass pen

Discussion in 'Beginners Airbrush Questions!' started by Jimmyfingerz, Mar 13, 2018.


  1. Jimmyfingerz

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    Hello
    Its been a while since i’ve asked a question so another stupid one on the way.........
    Is it possible to shrapen a fibre glass pen or make it perfectly flat again?
    I was doing some texturing practice last night and noticed the edges flattening off or burring over.
    Is it a case of using it from side to side so the wear is even or can you some how reshape the tip by cutting or sharpening?
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    I like to use 220 grit sand paper. It seems to work pretty good. Just be sure to wipe off any excess fibre glass into the garbage.
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    Ok thanks ricky I will try that.
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    Yup, sanding block and square it off... DONT" use your bare skin to brush the ends off into the in... don't ask how i know...
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    I strip a machine at work that has fibreglass in a panel to protect the electrics from heat so i’m well aware of the pains fibreglass can bring ha
    I will make sure i’m more than careful:cool:
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