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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #15 on: November 09, 2015, 11:38:20 am »
No idea what happened here, it's my usual Xtracolour but it went on awful thin :banghead:

Anyway, after a bit of a struggle (work, life parents hospital etc) I've finally glued the floats on
And started some camouflage as suggested by the Wooksta!
Still not sure about when and were or even what Sqn. But I'm sure I'll think of something :unsure:
Pictures, such as they are...



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Comments, suggestions etc. gratefully received. (And ignored at will ;D)

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Keith
« Last Edit: November 09, 2015, 11:45:52 am by TallEng »
The British have raised their security level from "Miffed" to "Peeved". Soon though, security levels may be raised yet again to "Irritated" or even "A Bit Cross". Londoners have not been "A Bit Cross" since the Blitz in 1940 when tea supplies ran out for three weeks

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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #16 on: November 09, 2015, 03:21:49 pm »
Looking good ! Love the colour combo.

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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #17 on: November 10, 2015, 08:13:41 am »
Keith, it may help with a goad coat of primer - Halfords grey plastic primer is ideal.
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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #18 on: November 10, 2015, 08:27:26 am »
Lovely! Maybe another machine that was based on the Faroe Islands...?  ;)

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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #19 on: November 10, 2015, 06:41:18 pm »
Does this help ?

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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #20 on: November 11, 2015, 08:44:04 am »
Thank you everybody that replied.
Some stuff helped and some stuff just proved I was miles off :rolleyes:
Oh well that's life :thumbsup:

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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #21 on: November 11, 2015, 12:23:04 pm »
That's cool Robert. I had no idea. It would certainly look good finished that way and I'm keeping that in mind if I do another floater !

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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #22 on: November 18, 2015, 11:39:33 am »
Still undecided about final user, and will need to adjust the back story
When I've made my mind up :o :unsure:
But it's at least got roundels on. :thumbsup:


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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #23 on: November 18, 2015, 03:21:52 pm »
That's looking WELL good, an impressive stance to it.  :thumbsup:
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings

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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #24 on: November 19, 2015, 12:26:18 am »
Sweet!  :wub:

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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #25 on: November 19, 2015, 01:00:23 am »
Beauty!
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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #26 on: November 19, 2015, 06:26:53 am »
Looking very good
Decals my @r$e!

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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #27 on: December 20, 2015, 11:05:07 am »
Somethings just Arnt ment to be :banghead:
The Spitfire is almost finished, the back story is  written down ready to copy paste and it just needs a coat of Matt varnish. So I invest in a spray can of Humbrol Acrylic varnish and.....




This happens.
I give up.  :-\ :-\
Dunno if I'll finish it,  the modelling mojo has gone awol :angry:
Maybe next year.

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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #28 on: December 20, 2015, 02:45:20 pm »
Aaagghhhhhhhh, the dreaded 'White Out'! I thought Humbrol had fixed all that a while back.  :banghead: :banghead:

The aircraft was coming along nicely too.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings

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Re: Spitfire!
« Reply #29 on: December 20, 2015, 07:49:09 pm »
And it was looking so good!!!!

I'd be sending some of these pics to Humbrol to see what they say. They can't fix their product if they don't know about it.
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