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Offline wikxie

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Real Space - Gemini 4, Dragon 1/72
« on: April 25, 2017, 12:07:23 am »












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Re: Real Space - Gemini 4, Dragon 1/72
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2017, 03:33:41 am »
Excellent, and a very nice collection too  :thumbsup:

I've got most of those in the stash, can't seem to get around to building any though...

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Re: Real Space - Gemini 4, Dragon 1/72
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2017, 07:22:26 am »
That's very nice. Particularly impressed with the "gold foil" effect. What did you use ? (go on tell me "gold foil"  ;D)
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Re: Real Space - Gemini 4, Dragon 1/72
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2017, 09:26:22 am »
Very nice. The Bell X-1 family flew for NACA not NASA though.

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Re: Real Space - Gemini 4, Dragon 1/72
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2017, 11:41:38 pm »
The 'gold foil' is a layer of 'Bare Metal' foil over the moulded foil effect then sprayed over with some yellow Tamiya clear, witha touch of orange. From what I can tell this is a good match for the real thing which used a layer of orangy coloured, heat resistant  plastic, called Capton, over aluminum foil. I think... I did the same thing with the foil on the Lunar Lander, only using either yellow or orange clear over silver paint.

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Re: Real Space - Gemini 4, Dragon 1/72
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2017, 06:17:35 am »
Thank you. It's very impressive  :thumbsup:
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