So I think recessed. but I do not think open to the bottom side
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purely a guess on my part. but I do not see any opening on the underside based in this picture, of course it is not an ideal angle
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and based on the way the shadows look here, I am not sure the opening would go all the way through
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It is hard to explain what I mean, but I think the depth here based on the side would make deeper looking shadows. i.e. the shadow would drop off of the edge instead of looking even
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Looks at my assembled kit...
Do-hickey it up? I wish you would stop using technical terms, so us mere mortals can understand what you are saying!Ok. May have been worth the effort?
Here it is with one of the sides removed and the panel lines re-scribed.
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Look sir, droids! Actually, mini 8rad.
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Here they BOAT is. Still need some clean up, but didn't come out awful. Awful, as y'all have witnessed with me here, is a reasonable probability.
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And, what it should closely resemble once I sticker it on. Not too bad on this one, glad I backed up.
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I'm gone try and do-hickey it up a little more with some chips and things I see on the original, but that may look out of scale. We'll see.