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More Involved Camouflage

Since my previous build project was such a simple paint scheme, I did want to post just this one example of the Hurricane I’m currently working one. On a project like this its common for masking to be a very … Continue reading

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A Simple Build, Part 15

Finishing Up The final steps are always exciting for me; yes, I’m one of those modelers who most loves getting things done!

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A Simple Build, Part 14

Chip, Wash and Smoke I got several steps done today, so this is looking good to be complete tomorrow.

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A Simple Build, Part 13

Dull Coat After another three applications of Micro Sol the decal is finally nice and snug over the fairing. So its time for the next step!

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A Simple Build, Part 12

Decals Again This was the only trouble spot I found once the decals dried, and its exactly where I expected.  The decal tented some over the aileron control rod fairing.  So the decal was slit on either side of the … Continue reading

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A Simple Build, Part 11

Decaling 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 … Continue reading

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A Simple Build, Part 10

Gloss Coat It always seems counter-intuitive when you’re building a subject that will be dirty and scruffy in the end, that you now need to make it shiny.  But decals will only settle in correctly, with no “silvering” (a persistent … Continue reading

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