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dashotgun

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  1. I now about the silver pencil and I am aware of the hairspray and salt technique but do not know how to do those? any tips or direct me to a website? bte I use enamels
  2. btw you have a superb job on basic construction this is not a shake and bake kit
  3. the trump model does give you seperate flaps. they were usually raised by the ground crew when on the ground although I have seen mix and match. I think for a repainted in the field ac the area under the flaps is probably camo color at least it is on the nasm ac. I think they would research their ac carefully as well
  4. you da man I am follwoing behind you with the same aircraft using yours as an inspiration!
  5. I ended up going with the hasegawa one to start off it looked like the most usefull one to start with
  6. having to do some rescribing ont he trump me 262 my half assed rulers etc just don't cut it anymore. There are tons of templets on amazon etc what do you guys use and recommend. I need straight edge and the oval for access hatch and circles . thin enough to bend on to the models tia https://www.amazon.com/Hasegawa-Tool-Template-straight-TP1/dp/B000S6F05Q/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1549119920&sr=8-1&keywords=scribing+template hmm this would be good for jet planes https://www.luckymodel.com/scale.aspx?item_no=LR LT0003 https://www.amazon.com/Alliance-Model-Works-Scribing-Templates/dp/B004QP8YPS/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1549119920&sr=8-4&keywords=scribing+template
  7. not to be critical of a beautiful realized model but that ac did not have the antenna wire.
  8. i did this by photocoping the decal and used it as a cutting guide. that shold give the accurtate shape you just need some stape which is flexible enough
  9. why not use the kit piece and use the pe t o spruce it up https://www.eduard.com/store/eduard/p-51d-engine-1-32.html
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