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wdedig

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  1. Looking cool I look forward to seeing your bracing wire work..Those have kept me away from trying this kit Good Luck
  2. The edging was rolled "Blue Tak" putty and filled in with tape to avoid overspray. I felt in this scale the edges should lean toward the harder side. In the process of decals underneath first to test the decals and sludge-wash for some of the great panel details. Photos later. Thanks for Asking
  3. Thanks Gil This is a 1/72nd Scale Mirage...Very Nice kit with very few faults
  4. Thanks Guys The Paint project is nice . I wish i didn't have to continue,I can only go downhill. The paint and Future came out REALSmooth I wish I could stop while I'm ahead Thanks for Looking Bill
  5. Just a simple Out of Box project. At the Painting step Construction was very easy ,only a few challenging seams but otherwise no issues Comments welcome
  6. Absolutely. Love the look of this bird. NICE job! Thanks for the Compliments
  7. Thanks for the compliments Gil I have to say the support from guys like yourself helped me see the light at the end of the tunnel. Cheers
  8. Officially "OFF THE BENCH" A classic Monogram 3footer...!!! She is finished and battled all the way Any Interior work is worthless(cant See it) Engines are resin and wired..(Cant see them) Gunze, Alclad, Testors DullCoat and Tamiya weathering kits I love the MV blue lenses Love the Photo-etched barrels Any and All comments welcome
  9. Thanks, Im not sure Who,s bending Who. Upcoming Photos End of week Thanks for the Interest
  10. Thanks I used Alclad "Polished Aluminum" over the Alclad Gloss Black Primer. Thinned Primmer way down for a smotth Finish Staring to reward me for the 3 month effort Cheers will keep this topic posted...I can see the light at the end of the tunnel
  11. B-26 is back on Track Painted With Gunze, over-coated with Future and Decals are settling down
  12. Thanks Gil I made huge mistake and applied Testors Gloss coat over the enamel OD. :smiley13: After serious bad reactions .I am now removing all the OD paint on the upper surface. Trying Mr Color paint remover for first time..So far looks very effective .May have to publish some comments after using this stuff. I had never heard of it. Cheers
  13. Greetings We are progressing Question Any suggestions on buffing/sanding the Paint to smooth out the finish without removing much Paint? Thanks PS Paint is still drying in Photo...strange looking Shades
  14. Actually the front clear parts went on with almost no fit problems. I future'd them back in December and they came out very nice. My first task when building aviation is to future the clear pieces. Thanks for the comments
  15. Thanks My plans are for faded OD on Upper surfaces and Natural Metal Below. Sissy way of handling the large amount of surface work.
  16. This is taking quite a bit of time :smiley23: Lots of Filler around this kit And
  17. Progress continues however challenging I know most of this engine will nort be seen ,but what the heck Some of the most challenging parts getting the nacelles to "Blend" We March ON
  18. Thanks Gil Your right the nacelles are brutal. But thats what we have Modeling skills for ,Right? Will post updates during Holiday Break Cheers
  19. Greetings Some Photos of in-progress on A bit of a challenge Interior starting CMK Engine, most won't be seen ..Du Brutally challenging components Will keep posted over the Holidays when I have Man-Cave time Cheers Hints and comments Welcome Bill
  20. Thanks Gil Amazing what $8.00 will get you
  21. Correct on Hartmann. Fun little kit A couple of weeks on the bench and a little Alclad Thanks for the compliments..How about alink to your airbrush article? Cheers Bill
  22. Greetings Timing is amazing Here is my version of the Hobbyboss kit. Out of Box with some custom numbers
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    Completed P-47

    Thanks Guys 1/48th Hasagawa Kit with the Mexico AeroMaster Decal sheet. Finish was Alclad, mostly Polished Aluminum over Tamiya Gloss Black base. The stripes are painted the white is the kit decals for outlining the black stripes. Thanks again
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    Completed P-47

    Couple of Photos of P-47 from Mexican Air Force attached to USAAF in the Philippines and Comments welcome Bill
  25. thanks Gil Might be a collection entry at Region 2 in October. Cheers
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