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Offline kitnut617

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Re: What say you, lads?
« Reply #30 on: December 02, 2018, 06:44:25 am »
Wet&Dry sanding I think ----
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Re: What say you, lads?
« Reply #31 on: December 02, 2018, 09:56:53 am »
Uh, that's odd. Some thorough sanding and re-painting (you can still use the rattle can paint and apply it with a brush) should do, there's hardly anything else to save the mess.

Besides, I also think that the both colors go together well. Typically you need some contrast to break up the vehicle's outlines, and if the tones are too close to each other, the effect is nil. Looks good to me.

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Re: What say you, lads?
« Reply #32 on: December 02, 2018, 04:38:22 pm »
Uh, that's odd. Some thorough sanding and re-painting (you can still use the rattle can paint and apply it with a brush) should do, there's hardly anything else to save the mess.

Yup, that was what I was thinking of. Even if I painted the white area green those marks would still show. Sanding down will be required no matter what.

Besides, I also think that the both colors go together well. Typically you need some contrast to break up the vehicle's outlines, and if the tones are too close to each other, the effect is nil. Looks good to me.

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Re: What say you, lads?
« Reply #33 on: December 03, 2018, 01:44:59 am »
I would just leave it.  Call it weathering, or wear-'n'-tear, or the 'good enough' repair of damage, or even just real world 'cheap paint'!  I mean - stuff happens for real, as well as in the modeling world.  Sure, buff it down and re-paint, but at the end of the day I'll bet all of us have some kind of ding or scratch or "anomaly" on our vehicles - some thing not worth the expense of fixing.

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Re: What say you, lads?
« Reply #34 on: December 03, 2018, 02:20:00 am »
I mean - stuff happens for real, as well as in the modeling world.  Sure, buff it down and re-paint, but at the end of the day I'll bet all of us have some kind of ding or scratch or "anomaly" on our vehicles - some thing not worth the expense of fixing.
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