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PVC Foam Board
Matho Models PVC Foam Board
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by: Matt Leese [ MATT ]


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Matho Models PVC Foam Board
This is NOT a paper coated foam board, but a Expanded PVC product. Expanded meaning that it does have small voids/bubbles in it to create a much lighter product than if it was solid PVC.

Test
With that, there are voids in it similar to Mathos Model Foam Board HD, but paint works well at filling it in.

It carves/embosses harder than the foam board HD since it is a plastic product. You'll need to use carving tools or something strong, Paper clips took quite a bit of force, and wanted to bend.

Any paint I tried seems to have stuck pretty well given that it's a plastic.
SUMMARY
Highs: Lightweight
Lows: a bit harder to emboss (but not surprising)
Verdict: A good option for larger structures that need a solid base/skeleton for structure, but still not difficult to detail.
Percentage Rating
90%
  Scale: 1:1
  Suggested Retail: Varies based on thickness
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  PUBLISHED: Nov 19, 2016
NETWORK-WIDE AVERAGE RATINGS
  THIS REVIEWER: 87.50%
  MAKER/PUBLISHER: 93.75%

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About Matt Leese (matt)
FROM: NEW YORK, UNITED STATES

Design Drafter By trade.............Modeler and Woodworker for Fun. Got into modeling I don't remember exactly when..........

Copyright 2017 text by Matt Leese [ MATT ]. Images also by copyright holder unless otherwise noted. Opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of Model Shipwrights. All rights reserved.


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