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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - Painted
« Reply #60 on: August 31, 2015, 12:13:18 am »
Yes - looks tops

where did you get the props, or did I miss that bit of text

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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - Painted
« Reply #61 on: August 31, 2015, 01:50:13 am »
That is looking good  :bow:
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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - Painted
« Reply #62 on: August 31, 2015, 06:18:46 am »
Wow. This keeps getting better and better. I think the blotches look great and really add to the look. Love the engines too ! Nice to see the 'family' shot as well....excellent work you're doing right now !

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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - Painted
« Reply #63 on: September 01, 2015, 07:48:48 am »
Wow. This keeps getting better and better. I think the blotches look great and really add to the look. Love the engines too ! Nice to see the 'family' shot as well....excellent work you're doing right now !

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Totally agree, i like what you're doing! :thumbsup: BTW, how's that Skyraider coming along?

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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - Painted
« Reply #64 on: September 02, 2015, 12:06:24 am »

BTW, how's that Skyraider coming along?

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thanks, I'm pretty much ready to start painting her. Just have to find some time as work has started up for me after nearly two months lazying about! ;D May get some done this weekend or next for sure. Should be pretty quick to paint, using acrylics again...except no Vallejo this time!

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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - Painted
« Reply #65 on: September 03, 2015, 12:22:32 am »
 :thumbsup:  Nice work!!

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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - Painted
« Reply #66 on: September 06, 2015, 02:13:01 am »
Ok I have spent most of my limited time this week on this beasty. The paining is complete, again I like the Vallejo paint but boy is it fragile!! Even though it is nice I donít think I will uses it again of a project like this.

The major markings are not transfers but were painted on with masks! The black crosses underneath look especially good. The process was quite easy though the masks I bought were quite old and were starting to loose their stickiness.



It was then given a coat of clear matt all over, then a coat of gloss where the decals were to go. I was very lucky to find the squadron badge for JG7 in my box of sparesÖ.donít know how old they were though! Then they were coated in clear matt.



Now the weathering could start. I have been using Testors Master Model Acrylic Flat for the clear coats, it goes on nice but does have a weird reaction when I am removing the dried black wash. Other matt clear Acrylics and even Enamel clear matt donít seem to be affected, so I may swap back to those.






The props were painted RLM 70 (Black Green) and the exhaust outlets were painted as well.

I do though have a severe dust bunny issue in both cockpits, which I am not too sure how to fix!



She does look really nice but because she is quite dark she doesnít quite have the visual impact she would have had if I had painted her in a nightfighter scheme!

And sorry about the photoís looking very washed out, my camera started to play up while I was taking these photos!

There is not an awful lot left to do which is nice, as work has found a new project for me, not quite so many days away for home, but will slow down the model building. Itís been a big project, but one I have really enjoyed.

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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - 06/9 update
« Reply #67 on: September 06, 2015, 03:13:52 am »
This looks fantastic. Really different.

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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - 06/9 update
« Reply #68 on: September 06, 2015, 03:58:36 am »
Very good.  IME dust bunnies can be dealt with by carefull selection of which pics you post...
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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - 06/9 update
« Reply #69 on: September 06, 2015, 06:48:34 am »
Awesome. Love the shape, the engine/ prop comb, the colours, the bomb mounts...this is an excellent whif !

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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - 06/9 update
« Reply #70 on: September 06, 2015, 07:59:18 am »
She really is a tremendous build  :thumbsup:
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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - 06/9 update
« Reply #71 on: September 06, 2015, 12:17:47 pm »
Yep, nice job.  ;)

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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - 06/9 update
« Reply #72 on: September 06, 2015, 12:28:25 pm »
Magnificent & different - a great build! :thumbsup:

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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - 06/9 update
« Reply #73 on: September 25, 2015, 10:18:09 am »
Yes sir, excellent work on that beast!! :bow:
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Re: Arado Ar-234 P5 Swept Winged Turbo-Prop Nightfighter - 06/9 update
« Reply #74 on: September 26, 2015, 07:28:26 am »
Excellent work , different but great!! :thumbsup: