A Simple Build, Part 11


Today’s work was just the one thing.  Its fairly time consuming getting everything lined up right.  I use the Micro-Scale decal system; that involves a Set solution to prepare the surface and help float the decal into place and then a Sol solution that helps “melt” the decal onto the surface.  Complex surfaces sometimes require multiple treatments with the “Sol”.  The one trouble spot I’ll be watching here is where the national insignia on the port wing overlays the fairings for the aileron controls.  If it doesn’t conform to the surface when dry I’ll slit the decal at the fairing and apply more Sol.  I can’t move on from here until looks good dry.


About atcDave

I'm 5o-something years old and live in Ypsilanti, Michigan. I'm happily married to Jodie. I was an air traffic controller for 33 years and recently retired; grew up in the Chicago area, and am still a fanatic for pizza and the Chicago Bears. My main interest is military history, and my related hobbies include scale model building and strategy games.
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