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    Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  kpnuts on Tue Feb 02, 2016 9:16 pm

    HI all my next bit of light relief after the Citroen
    this kit has really strange build order in that the body is built round the interior which is ok if you're spraying it normally but the paint job I intend will have some feathering so I need to make sure it will all line up correctly when put together so( I'm hoping this will work ok) I've tacked all the body together so I can spray the body as a whole, thus making sure it will all line up. I will be trying a couple firsts on this kit Alclad 2 and candy colours so wish me luck.







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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  kpnuts on Wed Feb 03, 2016 7:52 pm

    Hi all well here is tonights update, to all you Alclad 2 experts out there whats hapening here (it looks more like matt silver than chrome and it rubs off with your fingers) (the few small areas which do look like chrome are hard and dont seem to rub off) I used their black microfiller primer then their gloss black base coat then used the Chrome, do I need to give a second coat of the chrome or what?









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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  bcauchi on Thu Feb 04, 2016 5:33 pm

    I have used alclad chrome on a number of times but nothing like this ever happened. don't know whats wrong. Did you mix the paint?

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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  kpnuts on Fri Feb 05, 2016 10:48 pm

    Apparently I sprayed it to thickly, I thought it was like normal paint but apparently you have to spray it thinly.

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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  kpnuts on Sat Feb 06, 2016 5:58 pm

    HI all, ok so I sorted the chrome out but putting the candy colour over the top seems to have changed the chrome effect (I think in a quite pleasing way) I'm going to do a couple more coats of the cherry red candy then remove the masking then mask up the cherry red and do the chrome and then (cant decide on orange or emerald green candy on the top) personally I'm looking forward to see how it looks, I think It may be better than I visualized originally.














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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  kpnuts on Mon Feb 08, 2016 9:29 pm

    Hi all well here is the next offering I, have had a bit of an accident (trying to cut corners) instead of masking it up with tape I used masking fluid and its reacted with the paint (I think when i put the light bezels on and the VW badge on the front it wont notice much)











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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  kpnuts on Wed Feb 10, 2016 7:41 pm

    Hi all well here is a tiny update I think I've hidden the damage from the masking fluid with a couple of strategically placed hippy flowers





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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  kpnuts on Sat Feb 20, 2016 6:27 pm

    Hi all here is tonights update on this one





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    Post  kpnuts on Wed Feb 24, 2016 8:39 pm

    Hi all here is the next update







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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  kpnuts on Sat Mar 05, 2016 6:36 pm

    Hi all I just remembered I had these knocking around (I bought them ages ago for the christine dio) I feel another dio coming on, think I will call it a day in the park.



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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  kpnuts on Wed Mar 09, 2016 7:34 pm

    Hi all here is tonights bit on this one (I may ditch the figures)(they are my achillies heal as you can plainly see)



















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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  bcauchi on Thu Mar 10, 2016 6:00 am

    I don;t like the colour you chose for the van but it looks cool. Especially with the figures.

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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  kpnuts on Sun Mar 20, 2016 8:48 pm

    Hi all well I managed to get some done on this today but I recon its all I will get for the next week.












    need to to a bit more work on the merry go round but I think it will work.

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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  bcauchi on Tue Mar 22, 2016 5:58 am

    Nice work looking very interesting. Plan on having any trees? Never got down to finding a good method to make them.

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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  kpnuts on Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:11 pm

    Hi all here is the next update.
    I've finished the merry go round, I've messed up some of the windows (cant seem to get them to fit very well I've seen other builds and the windows look fine so it must be me)





    the missus is out tomorrow so hoping to finish it tomorrow (unless of course there is a bit list of to do items)
    Hi there will be some trees but I'm pretty crap at this stuff so they probably wont end up very good.

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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  bcauchi on Sat Mar 26, 2016 2:22 pm

    Great work!

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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  kpnuts on Sat Mar 26, 2016 4:18 pm

    Gettin there still got the grass and trees to do but I quite like the concept, in spite of my poor execution of it .













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    Re: Revell 1/24 VW Samba Bus

    Post  bcauchi on Sun Mar 27, 2016 3:23 pm

    Cool!!

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