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Re: NöNöBärs's What-If Flugwerft (WIP: BAC Lightning)
« Reply #960 on: April 25, 2021, 10:32:46 am »
Well, I guess this should not too hard to guess now.
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Re: NöNöBärs's What-If Flugwerft (WIP: BAC Lightning)
« Reply #961 on: April 25, 2021, 12:10:28 pm »
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Re: NöNöBärs's What-If Flugwerft (WIP: BAC Lightning)
« Reply #962 on: May 02, 2021, 04:09:51 am »
The Lightning is now standing on its wheels, a few more things have to be added.



In parallel, I am working on the decals. Recently I had an issue with decals printed on white decal paper that it did not work. As i have three different brands of it here, i tested it and found out that it is number 2. Putting it in warm water, the decals do not separate from the paper. Better to throw them away.

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Re: NöNöBärs's What-If Flugwerft (WIP: BAC Lightning)
« Reply #963 on: May 02, 2021, 04:46:01 am »

In parallel, I am working on the decals. Recently I had an issue with decals printed on white decal paper that it did not work. As i have three different brands of it here, i tested it and found out that it is number 2. Putting it in warm water, the decals do not separate from the paper. Better to throw them away.


Doesn't that sort of thing REALLY irritate you?  :banghead:

How can the manufacturers call it 'decal paper' when it doesn't pass the most basic of QC checks? Grrrrrrrrr.....

Needless to say I've had exactly the same problems with a batch I bought some years ago. I'm still waiting for my refund......  :banghead:
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Re: NöNöBärs's What-If Flugwerft (WIP: BAC Lightning)
« Reply #964 on: May 02, 2021, 05:24:53 am »
..speaking of which, gentlemen - what liquid decal fluid do you use to reinforce the printed decal? I had a plastic bottle for many years, containing some magic liquid decal film, but one day, the bottle broke and I haven’t been able to source a replacement.

Suggestions?
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Re: NöNöBärs's What-If Flugwerft (WIP: BAC Lightning)
« Reply #965 on: May 02, 2021, 05:29:06 am »
For my own home printed decals, and for strengthening ones that tend to fall apart (are you listening Hasegawa San?) I use Keen Crystal Clear spray.

Not easy to get hold of in the UK these days as there's only one place that sells it  :banghead: but it's imported so it may be easier to find elsewhere.
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Re: NöNöBärs's What-If Flugwerft (WIP: BAC Lightning)
« Reply #966 on: May 02, 2021, 06:19:47 am »
After printing decals, I let them dry fro 24 hours. Then I use Mr. Metal Primer-R from Mr. Hobby and print over it with a normal brush. Let it dry again for 24 hours and add another layer of it.
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