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Offline Brian da Basher

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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #15 on: July 10, 2008, 04:25:41 pm »
What is it with Nev and his ability to do up these insanely beautiful Japanese schemes?

My guess is he eats a lot of sushi.

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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #16 on: July 11, 2008, 12:28:57 am »
What is it with Nev and his ability to do up these insanely beautiful Japanese schemes?

I just copy what they come up with  :wub:

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My guess is he eats a lot of sushi.

Never ever tried it  :mellow:  Its more like I've spent hours trawling Japanese language websites for the thousands of pics stored on my hard drive ;)

As for the kit itself, dangly bits done, wash done.  Still needs a couple of touch ups and a flat coat - gunna be busy Sunday night, I'm off to Fairford now!  :cheers:
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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #17 on: July 11, 2008, 01:11:31 am »
Very slick and credible-looking - nice one!  :thumbsup:
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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #18 on: July 11, 2008, 05:32:44 am »
nice work Nev  ;D

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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #19 on: July 13, 2008, 10:06:37 am »
Back from "RIAT"  :angry:

Just needs matt finish and canopies doing



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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #20 on: July 14, 2008, 01:18:13 am »
OK, all done.  Insert generic What If backstory.

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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #21 on: July 14, 2008, 05:02:47 am »
Looks great Nev!  You haven't done a JASDF build that looks anything less than right.  Keep em coming mate!
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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #22 on: July 14, 2008, 05:04:16 am »
Nice Mirage, Nev.  Simple and effective.  Very real looking.

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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #23 on: July 14, 2008, 09:23:30 am »
Good enough to make the front cover of "Hobby Japan" Nev.   :wub:
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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #24 on: July 14, 2008, 09:31:35 am »
Banzai!!

Looks great Nev.

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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #25 on: July 14, 2008, 12:38:15 pm »
I think Nev's turning Japanese I think Nev's turning Japanese I really think so.....

What a beauty ! With that black nose, that colour and the meatballs....perfect !

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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #26 on: July 14, 2008, 01:14:55 pm »
Absolutely killer, Nev! I really like your work on the burner can. What's your secret? Metal powders over a black/gunmetal base?
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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #27 on: July 14, 2008, 03:08:03 pm »
That looks really nice, Nev.  Saw the finished item in the Profile GB area and tracked it down here.  Very nice.

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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #28 on: July 15, 2008, 12:38:17 am »
Absolutely killer, Nev! I really like your work on the burner can. What's your secret? Metal powders over a black/gunmetal base?
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Thanks Bryan.  I normally use Tamiya gunmetal, but for this I used Citadel Miniatures "Boltgun Metal" which is a similar colour.  Then I just give it a black wash to highlight the detail.  Very simple, but clearly effective (I actually get a lot of questions about how I've done my jetpipes so I must be doing something right!)

I didn't for this one, but I also sometimes give them a light drybrush with an aluminium and/or bronze colour.
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Re: What the boss is doing
« Reply #29 on: July 15, 2008, 01:48:01 am »
Thanks for sharing your technique, Nev. I don't build jets very often, but when I do, getting the burner cans to look right can be challenging.

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