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About spliffsecond

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  1. Yet another Tamiya Corsair Birdcage 1/32

    Hi gentleman, found some time to continue, done sanding and masked for spotrepair Primer And painted, i made a mistake by not following a panel line when masking In this picture you 'll see it better There is still a shadow from the repair and while trying to blend the sprayline whit some sanding paper I also scratched the paint (not shown). It is really difficult to have the same translucence on repairs. I am going to think about how to solve this for a while. I think I need to repaint a bigger area, it will be easyer to blend While waiting for paint to dry I did some more fading of the canvas parts. I did all of them but managed to not take pictures, this is the only one I got. Untill next time grtz free
  2. Yet another Tamiya Corsair Birdcage 1/32

    Hola Muchachos, I tried to make my own custom sanding stick and it worked Punched a small disk from 400 grid sandingpaper and glued it with superglue to a bamboo scewer. And it did the job just fine, I will repeat this now with 600, 800 and 1000 and then on to paint. Until then Grtz free
  3. Yet another Tamiya Corsair Birdcage 1/32

    Yes, I dryfitted many times and although they seem to fit fine it's still unclear how they supposed to line up with the hinges. Before I mount them permanently I'll need to take a look at how it is done on the real deal. But thanks for the heads up. And yes I know that it would be very hard to spot the ejector marks, but once I knew they where there, I just could'n leave them. And you can be shure that once I post the RFI pictures, somebody will point out a glaring mistake I did not correct although it was right in front of me all the time, but thats life. grtz free
  4. Yet another Tamiya Corsair Birdcage 1/32

    Hi gentlemen, managed to do some things, hopefully I get back up to steam, i really want to get on with this plane. Hole for flare gun that is not supposed to be there plugged with some streched sprue dipped in liquid cement After pushing hard and let dry for a moment, cut it of and smooth the cut I'll leave this to dry overnight and then hopefully with some carefull sanding and repainting nobody will be non the wiser. In the meantime I attacked something that did not show until I gave it a wash. Ejectorpin marks, I wish I had seen them sooner I sanded them out with a sanding stick cut to size hopefully we wont see them again until then, grtz free
  5. Yet another Tamiya Corsair Birdcage 1/32

    Thanks rob, still trying to get back to the bench, but i don't have the energy right now. Hopefully next week .... grt free
  6. Yet another Tamiya Corsair Birdcage 1/32

    Hi gents, I am back, still need to get in the mood for modelling. I've started slowly with a pinwash, the moment when you say oh no.... but it turns out ok, close up still needs some finetuning. I am posting this build on an other forum and it was pointed out that in corsair birdcages the blasttube and flaregun where never installed. so i got some filling to do until later, grtz free
  7. TA-152 Zoukei Moura 1/32, My First ZM

    I am feeling really sorry I brought it up. Grtz free
  8. TA-152 Zoukei Moura 1/32, My First ZM

    Nice start, very clean work, looking forward to what follows. it’s a shame that the rasterization passed Eduard’s quality control. Meaby you can put an oil filter on the blue parts, it will hide the rasterisation and you could tone down the blue hue, two birds one stone. I see a stowaway hair on your very nicely build footstraps. I am no expert, but have you mounted the ruder pedals upside down? grt free
  9. Tamiya F-16C IDF Barak

    Looks very nice, wishing for the same quality finish on my bild. Grtz free
  10. Yet another Tamiya Corsair Birdcage 1/32

    So, I said it was a fruitfull Week End, Clearcoat top and bottom went on without a hich and I repaired some overspray Next step will be panelline wash, but i have to test some things first. So I'll be back after the holliday's Grtz free
  11. Yet another Tamiya Corsair Birdcage 1/32

    Thx for the likes, I had a fruitfull Week End, I started slowly trying to bleach the linnen parts of the wing with oilpaints, still needs some cleanup, but I think I am getting there then on to the insignias, i had to repair the white and then started spraying blue (ink, see post about outer wings) apart from beeing to white from the repair it looks ok After this I went on to mask the walkways, I had to do it twice because the first time I was of by 0.5 mm wich is huge Lucky i spotted it before i committed to paint, repairs would have been difficult. While pulling up the tape i pulled up some paint, damn. But what to expect with all those different layers. The other side went without any problems, And then I found out, to my horror, that I forgot about the small steps, so out came the masking tape. This time I took care of detacking the tape before applying I rubbed down the black paint almost immediatly after it flashdryed and I also painted the repairs with all these different sheens it doesnt look very good, but up close you start to get the idea So, thats that next post clearcoat to seal this all in. Grtz free
  12. Yet another Tamiya Corsair Birdcage 1/32

    Thanx Rob, I think the tonal difference is there because the wings are glosscoated and the fuselage is not. Since both are painted exactly the same way i think it should be ok once everything’ s got the same shine wich should be mat/satin but not glossy (apart from some live oil leaks). If it doesn’t work out like that then i will stick to the idea of less bleaching from occasional folded wings. grtz free
  13. Yet another Tamiya Corsair Birdcage 1/32

    Chipping went rather quickly, I don't know what happened here, but it will be easely repaired. I could not help myself and had to see what it will look like once completed, so a little quick dryfit. Still loads of stuff to do, but already really pleased with the result See you soon Grt free
  14. Yet another Tamiya Corsair Birdcage 1/32

    Did another pass with the topcolor, Need to clean up some overspray but generally happy I'll be back with some chipping grt free
  15. Yet another Tamiya Corsair Birdcage 1/32

    So, first AK chipping medium then gloss black from tamiya After that top coat blue, taking my time here, I thought i was done, but i think i 'll need one more coat to unify everything. h here you see the difference with the wings i did before, s so after a light coat on to chipping. see you soon, grtz free