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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #15 on: June 02, 2017, 05:41:50 am »
Liking it so far. :thumbsup:
I don't think it's nice, you laughin'. You see, my mule don't like people laughin'. He gets the crazy idea you're laughin' at him. Now if you apologize, like I know you're going to, I might convince him that you really didn't mean it.

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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #16 on: June 02, 2017, 06:36:50 am »
Ooooh, 'Green Arrows'?  ;)

Would suit it if it was left like this...  :thumbsup:

I was referring to the 1/48 Spit 22/24 :thumbsup:

That scheme is going to look fantastic and the model looks a winner :wub:

I'd like to build one of those in 1/48, just have to research which kit is best so i can put it on my to buy list.:thumbsup:

Liking it so far. :thumbsup:

 
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Well, my lady wanted to go out to do  some shopping and requested my carrier services(as usual :rolleyes: ), so that took up most of the morning, let's see if i can get it masked this afternoon...
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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #17 on: June 02, 2017, 07:55:52 am »
That's looking nice  :thumbsup:
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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #18 on: June 02, 2017, 11:12:45 am »
Thank you, Chris! :thumbsup: I'm almost done with the last bit of masking before the next color goes on, hoping to get it done today... might even have time for a gloss coat and start putting the markings on...

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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #19 on: June 02, 2017, 03:55:20 pm »
Oh... that's looking very sharp. VERY sharp indeed. I have another Gnat in the stash, so I'm watching this one carefully.
Thanks!

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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #20 on: June 02, 2017, 07:24:59 pm »
Oh... that's looking very sharp. VERY sharp indeed. I have another Gnat in the stash, so I'm watching this one carefully.

Thanks, Greg! :thumbsup:
Speaking of sharp, if i thought it took a long time to mask for the green, masking for the X-7 was a tremendous PITA as there were so many bits to cover... and this is a 1/72 Gnat!! :banghead:
Anyway, i got it done but no gloss coat tonight, i preferred to wait for the paint to dry up properly before attempting any more masking and just handling the model with sweaty hands... :rolleyes:
After all the masks were removed, i was very happy with the result as this build is a first for me in more than one aspect.

So, this is how it looked when i started taking off the masks...



And this is how it's looking right now... :mellow:







Ok, tomorrow morning i'll paint the remaining parts and get a gloss coat on it so i can move on to decals after lunch...

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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #21 on: June 02, 2017, 09:29:54 pm »
Oh yeah, that's coming along brilliantly.
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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #22 on: June 03, 2017, 12:03:24 am »
That's looking terrific already. :thumbsup:
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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #23 on: June 03, 2017, 02:50:03 am »
Impressive masking  :bow:
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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #24 on: June 03, 2017, 03:12:15 am »
Is it getting sponsor logos?  An oil company perhaps?

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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #25 on: June 03, 2017, 07:01:40 am »
Is it getting sponsor logos?  An oil company perhaps?

Thank you, gentlemen! I admit i'm rather chuffed with it myself, a first for me in this type of scheme and colors. Now, the markings... It will be a PoAF bird, ever seen the "Asas de Portugal" Tweety bird?
I'm working on it right now, and noticed that there were a details i'd forgotten about so i'm masking for the final paint session to paint the anti-glare panel and a bit more of red... :thumbsup:
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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #26 on: June 03, 2017, 11:55:57 am »
Beautiful masking and painting job. Impressive!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #27 on: June 03, 2017, 12:49:44 pm »
It will look very good  :thumbsup:

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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #28 on: June 03, 2017, 08:29:25 pm »
Glad you like it, guys, thank you!  :thumbsup:
Obviously, i didn't get to do things as i wanted and i'm only starting on decals now. I've painted the rest of the details and gave it a good gloss coat but now, a good search through the decal spares bag to find proper numbers for the serials...





So, as i was expecting, tomorrow i'll be racing against time... :rolleyes:
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Re: Gnats in Portugal
« Reply #29 on: June 04, 2017, 04:03:29 am »
... It will be a PoAF bird, ever seen the "Asas de Portugal" Tweety bird?...

I hadn't.  I have now.
I thought it looked a bit like this.
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