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    Hi fellow Cang owners

    How's your Cang getting on?

    Mine is turning out to be an absolute nightmare to build.
    It's not just aligning all the parts, so arms, hands, feet, body, tower, and rock all meet at the correct spot, at the same time.
    That's bad enbough, not the best way to engineer, it, very optimistic.
    Considering you have to build Cang sepreately so you cna paint him first, well...

    No, it's the right wing joint.
    Is mine mismolded, because there is no way it's going to fit correctly, and before I ask for a new one, I want to make sure it's not just a poor part.
    The wing slots in all the way along, and the end rests nicely up aginst the shoulder, but there is a 5mm gap on both sides for much of the length of the musculature.
    Having built models of all types for over 25 years, i know when a fit is bad, and when it's absolutely appaling.
    In oder to fit this, I would have to pretty mcuh rebuild the entire upper join.

    ...thoughts?
    ...experiences?

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    Might help others see the issues you are having if you posted a picture.

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    Well, if you had a Cang, and had troubels with the right wing fit, you'd know, and wouldn't need a photo, if you don't have Cang, then this post isn't for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by yxalitis View Post
    Well, if you had a Cang, and had troubels with the right wing fit, you'd know, and wouldn't need a photo, if you don't have Cang, then this post isn't for you.
    Hey now! Don't rub it in!
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    A photo would help, then we could tell if it's a mismolded part (and replaceable) or something to do with the build.
    I like it firm and fruity!

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    I had thought with this model that it might be best to put him all together first and then paint him. Because he does need quite a bit of filling like you say. I haven't had any major problems with the right wing joint. the biggest issue with mine looks to be where the chest aligns to the tower and the join between the upper and lower torso (I have a couple of mill gap there but I think I can manage that with a bit of greenstuff. What do others think? Have you all put yours together first and then painted or painted first then put together? I'm at the satge of starting to glue so would be very useful to know! Thinking maybe I should paint the tower first now then try to attach him but any thougts welcome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chern Ann View Post
    A photo would help, then we could tell if it's a mismolded part (and replaceable) or something to do with the build.
    OK, my daughter held the wings in place, so that the long membrane was correctly aligned, and the upper tip sat in the best position, and this is the result:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/7673478...57629398332957
    These photos are taken with the wing in the SAME POSITION, so I have to fill both sides to quite an extreme level.
    IF that's just the way it is, OK, I'll cope, but if it's a moulding issue...that's different!
    Last edited by yxalitis; 02-20-2012 at 04:35 AM.

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