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Update TIme

 

so black basing.. im not entirely sold i like the effect i got on the yellow. im somewhat liking what it has done on the light grays but im pondering if its worth the effort and hand cramps!! 

 

i do have to say i did master my new Badger Krome by motheling and using this technique ! and i feel tons more confident now with my airbrush.

 

Here is the bottom that i mentioned was done in my previous post

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And last night i spend 1.5hours applying RLM 75 on the uppper surfaces

 

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And as a bonus here is a sneak peek at my custom paint booth that i built in January. more on that soon

 

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Thanks for following ! 

 

Cheers

 

Neo

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Very nice indeed and I'm definitely jealous of yout paint booth!

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keep going

 

i would say yes it is worth the effort given what you are showing us!

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30 minutes ago, nmayhew said:

keep going

 

i would say yes it is worth the effort given what you are showing us!

Agreed, looks very effective.

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I suppose this is a bit off topic, but it would be nice to see more pics of the paint booth, which looks quite clever.  Not to mention your marvelous work on the 110.

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On 5/15/2019 at 12:45 AM, Fanes said:

Very nice indeed and I'm definitely jealous of yout paint booth!

Thank you 

 

On 5/15/2019 at 1:27 AM, nmayhew said:

keep going

 

i would say yes it is worth the effort given what you are showing us!

thank you  , the technique is growing on me i must say

 

On 5/15/2019 at 1:59 AM, mozart said:

Agreed, looks very effective.

 

 

On 5/15/2019 at 4:13 AM, monthebiff said:

Good progress, keep going.

 

Regards. Andy

 

thank you. Just got the RLM74 on today! 

 

On 5/16/2019 at 2:47 AM, MikeMaben said:

Looks fine from here Neo  :coolio:

 

 

Thanks

 

On 5/16/2019 at 11:11 AM, j ferguson said:

I suppose this is a bit off topic, but it would be nice to see more pics of the paint booth, which looks quite clever.  Not to mention your marvelous work on the 110.

Ha ! So i see i sparked some interest on the paint booth. So i built it in january, from having it  in my mind for at least 3 years.  I will do a full article on it at some point to share the design and maybe get some hints from you guys to improve it.

 

 

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Alright i have a big update today

 

ive masked and painted the darker RLM 74, on the wings with pae and on the fuselage with blue tack. i was not really happy when i unmasked the rear section of the fuselage so i decided to wet sand it back down and free hand it. Im still not happy with it but i decided to go on.

 

the next part was to apply the Montex mask. I think my set was a bit old as it had some shrinkage to it and had a really hard tome to get it off the backing paper in one piece (using tape over to capture all thee parts).

 

overall im happy with the result. the next step is to pain the nose guns and install the nose so that i can apply the shark mouth mash and paint it, i must say im really nervous about that mask! 

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tonigh i hit the "A" with some yellow and unmasked the last part. you can also se the touched up rear

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On 5/24/2019 at 2:43 AM, monthebiff said:

Very nice colour scheme and good job on the repair.

 

Regards. Andy 

Thanks Andy!

 

Got lucky the tail marking cover allot of the area

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Question for the "connaisseurs" i plan to install the 2 belly bombs and the 4 wing bombs on this bird. 

 

the question : What color are German bombs painted ? They appear to be somewhere in the RLM 75 range but im not sure

 

 

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Here is a short update.

 

ive masked and painted the shark mouth and i love the result! 

 

Following this i spayed a coat of Alclad gloss in preparation for the stencils. I spent about an hour tonight but got very little done. this has to be my least favorite part of a build. But it add so much that i will push on and hopefully finish tomorrow. 

 

Can't wait to get this bird done! 

 

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dry fitted the wings, the wing root joint looks pretty good

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More soon 

 

 

thanks for dropping in 

 

Neo

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