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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #60 on: December 23, 2009, 06:57:03 am »
To quote Todd on another thread "it's getting better and better"   :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #61 on: December 24, 2009, 07:47:42 am »
Nice one Eddie: looks like a very credible variation on the prototype scheme.

A yellow P is going to look very good on that black IF you can get it to be opaque enough.... If I was printing the P decal, I'd be inclined to try printing it with a black background on white decal paper instead of clear, but it depends if you can match the black closely enough on your printer.

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Here's waht I'm starting with.....
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #62 on: December 24, 2009, 09:03:35 am »
to this....
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #63 on: December 24, 2009, 02:26:31 pm »
Nose gear doors were cut from some scraps of plastic...
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #64 on: December 25, 2009, 01:04:22 pm »
Seeing this build progress is one of the best Christmas presents I could imagine, Eddie.  You are a Master of the Styrene Arts!   :bow:
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #65 on: December 26, 2009, 06:54:00 pm »
Seeing this build progress is one of the best Christmas presents I could imagine, Eddie.  You are a Master of the Styrene Arts!   :bow:

Thank you Baz. Just doin' what I can with what I got.

She's up on her legs..... it's amazing how many things you can use Mustang wheels for...

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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #66 on: December 27, 2009, 11:35:53 am »
That landing gear fits like a glove!

The only thing that could top this would be spats.  ;)
 
Nice progress, Eddie! Looking forward to final roll-out!!!
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #67 on: December 28, 2009, 05:01:59 pm »
Nice one Eddie: looks like a very credible variation on the prototype scheme.

A yellow P is going to look very good on that black IF you can get it to be opaque enough.... If I was printing the P decal, I'd be inclined to try printing it with a black background on white decal paper instead of clear, but it depends if you can match the black closely enough on your printer.

I did a lot of thinking about this part of the build after you mentioned it, because I didn't want to find out I was wrong at a bad time. I went and found some decals with a white background, cut out a circle and put it down first. Then Applied the the letter in the center. Very hamfisted try, so I had to touch it up with paint. Black first.

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Now why would a grown man sit around and do this.......;)
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #68 on: December 28, 2009, 08:53:01 pm »
Wow - I would never have attempted decal-bashing like that!

Um, you do know that you can buy P-decals, I take it?

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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #69 on: December 29, 2009, 04:22:01 am »
Wow - I would never have attempted decal-bashing like that!

Um, you do know that you can buy P-decals, I take it?

http://stores.shop.ebay.co.uk/Fantasy-Printshop-Decals_Aircraft-Markings_W0QQ_fsubZ8560176QQ_sidZ47761971QQ_trksidZp4634Q2ec0Q2em322

I'm sure there are lots of goodies out to be to make my modeling life easier, but I am forever in a situation of having to make do with what I've got. I'd love to be able to buy those things, but I'm broke most of the time. ;D Just call me the Frugal Modeler. ;)
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #70 on: December 29, 2009, 05:01:05 am »
Oh, I know what you're talking about, Eddie - I call it BABS (Broke Arse Bugger Syndrome)

Kinda like why I just paint my markings - saves on having to worry about decal sets etc.
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #71 on: December 29, 2009, 12:42:34 pm »
Wow - I would never have attempted decal-bashing like that!

Um, you do know that you can buy P-decals, I take it?

http://stores.shop.ebay.co.uk/Fantasy-Printshop-Decals_Aircraft-Markings_W0QQ_fsubZ8560176QQ_sidZ47761971QQ_trksidZp4634Q2ec0Q2em322

I'm sure there are lots of goodies out to be to make my modeling life easier, but I am forever in a situation of having to make do with what I've got. I'd love to be able to buy those things, but I'm broke most of the time. ;D Just call me the Frugal Modeler. ;)

You and me both, Eddie (funny I've never seen you at the "frugal Modeler" meetings). I only wish I had the talent to be able to do what you do! That's some mighty fine decal customizing!
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #72 on: December 30, 2009, 12:49:00 pm »
I'm not sure if this helps :

GB Deadline extended to Monday, Jan. 4th

I hope it does.

Please remember to post pics of your finished entry here.

Good luck!
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« Last Edit: December 30, 2009, 12:53:42 pm by Brian da Basher »

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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #73 on: December 30, 2009, 04:23:16 pm »
I can sure use it. This takes my chestnuts out from roasting over an open fire and will help to get this done without a rush. Thanks BdaB!! :D
« Last Edit: December 30, 2009, 04:27:05 pm by Eddie M. »
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Re: Wellington HG
« Reply #74 on: December 30, 2009, 04:38:23 pm »
Your Wellie is coming along so nicely I'd hate to see you have to rush things, Eddie.

I'm glad my scheduling goof turned out to be a plus. Good luck!
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