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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Thanks My plans are for faded OD on Upper surfaces and Natural Metal Below. Sissy way of handling the large amount of surface work.
  5. This is taking quite a bit of time :smiley23: Lots of Filler around this kit And
  6. 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
  7. Thanks Gil Your right the nacelles are brutal. But thats what we have Modeling skills for ,Right? Will post updates during Holiday Break Cheers
  8. 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
  9. Thanks Gil Amazing what $8.00 will get you
  10. 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
  11. 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
  14. thanks Gil Might be a collection entry at Region 2 in October. Cheers
  15. I have finally completed all 5 models for this build :smiley20: sorry a little late for the August Deadline The Special Hobby Blenheim was the Last model and Finally Here are the other 4 AZ Model Hurricane Tamiya Spitfire Converted Ju 88A-1 ICM ME109E-3 Fun and quite challenging with the limited run Kits Cheers
  16. The blenheim is a challenge to say the least. But moving along Will not make 31 August for the Group Build , but shooting for 15 October for Region 2 Show Cheers
  17. Greetings All Dick Very nice Stuka. I have to say I have never built one( something about that Plane Here is my last plane for this build. I hope to accomplish by the end of August deadline , but I'm not hopefull Started components
  18. A little Glue,Lots of sanding sticks and some magic pixie dust(future) and presto. I never want to hear anybody say, just a simple swipe with a sanding stick. Blenheim moving along..need more sanding sticks Thanks again
  19. Thanks David I will supply more details when I have completed all 5 models for this Group build. I will say it was challenging,but not hopeless. Just shaking out some basic model skills Cheers Bill
  20. I have completed the AZ Model 1/72nd Hurricane. A bit of a challenge ,but what the Heck. Blenheim looks to be the same type of challenge Hurricane photos
  21. I know most are packing for NAts ...But Spitfire is complete 1/72nd Tamiya Out of Box. aftermarket Decals Hurricane is 75 % Blenheim in bullpen Cheers
  22. I couldn't agree with you more. Threw the glue in the Tamiya box and shook.Out popped the Spit. The AZ just laughed at me. Good challenge for a modeler. Thanks Gil PS enjoy Phoenix.
  23. Moving Along Spitfire 99% AZ Model Hurricane MK I Some Build Photos Flash More Flash Wing detail Improvements Before After 1/72nd Hurricane Cheers
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