6152 How to build stage 11
Start by filing down the top surface of the lugs.
6152 How to build stage 12
Start with one lug and try and get it right before starting on the next
6152 How to build stage 13
When you remove metal from the top surface you will see a small curve of metal starting to form in the corner of the lug (see red arrow). Use a small square file to remove this
6152 How to build stage 14
This is an image of the type of file you require
6152 How to build stage 15
The “step” has been formed to the depth that is required. The case comes with a “step” and for some people this may be enough. However, because extra metal has been added in this area you have the opportunity to make the step as small or as deep as you wish.
6152 How to build stage 16
We can now compare our case with a genuine case. Tip: Lighting can play tricks, what you see in the image isn’t always accurate so compare different images.
6152 How to build stage 17
If you look at the case from the side, the step doesn’t look as deep. This is because the top surface edge of the case curves down towards the top of the lug.
6152 How to build stage 18
Now its time to smooth out the rear of the lugs, the image below shows the area to be filed flat