I am experimenting with Mr Color SM01. Never used it before. I will do some trials before I commit.
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Posted 03 May 2016 - 08:20 AM
Well, I am really happy with the quality of SM01. It gives a nice finish and is tough as nails. It is not affected by Future, as far as I am concerned.
Some quick shots grabbed with my iPhone.
I still have a lot to learn about surface prep, but I am actually happy with the look. Next up, some yellow paint and then decals.
Posted 03 May 2016 - 09:44 AM
That looks about right, not too shiny and not too uniform
Posted 03 May 2016 - 05:56 PM
Posted 04 May 2016 - 01:29 PM
What a beautiful beast, you can almost hear the growl of the Merlin, or I guess Griffon! Great shots Don, love it.
It's a Merlin. I think the black paint line over the rocker covers makes them look bigger and more Griffonesque in the shots.
Posted 04 May 2016 - 01:39 PM
Posted 12 May 2016 - 07:20 AM
Good day to you all.
I am sad to report that I will not be able to complete this GB. I have had some rather bad news that is taking my time away from modelling.
It's not fatal or anything like that but it does require my full attention.
I hope to return in a few months, so until then, I will continue to observe and comment but no sticky plasticky painty stuff for me for a while.
Perhaps a moderator can move this build over to the main forum at the end of the GB.
Appreciate it, cheers, Don
Posted 12 May 2016 - 07:28 AM
Sorry to hear of your setback, Don. I hope it's not as serious as it sounds, and hope to see you around all the same. I'll move the build at the end of the GB, though I may need a reminder!
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Posted 12 May 2016 - 03:20 PM
Plastic is drastic and can wait..
health and life matters are important so best of luck and hope you will take this on a work in progress build later on..
best wishes .
Res Non Verba .
La calma è la virtù dei forti !
Potius Mori quam foedari.
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