Such a simple and elegant solution!
Thanks mate, I'd have never have thought of that!
The 'unsightly seam' on the crane is easy to get rid of mate. Just fill it with the Krystal Klear or Humbrol Window maker stuff. When you have it levelled out just paint it. Seam gone. You could also use the Gunze Mr Primer 500.
Jumped straight to the last page to see progress you have made Russ. I must say I am a little disappointed Russell.. tut tut..
Imaging Night of the Pom Poms, or Revenge of the Boats in 1/200 scale..