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    Post  ajcmac on Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:25 pm

    iCocker wrote:Great progress, I am noticing that you work with TAMIYA paint, I myself am a converted to that type of brand and like to use their laquer thinner as medium, what is your choice?

    I hope you understand my English.
    I think the Tamiya works well with its own diluent and is what I use to paint the models. But when I want to lighten or darken with very dilute paint and airbrush with the fine nozzle and needle I use thinner Gunze (Mr. Color Leveling Thinner). With the Tamiya thinner had to always clean the nozzle of the airbrush because the paint was drying too quickly. I stopped having that problem although I believe that not working as well as the Tamiya thinner.
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    Post  ascomt on Fri Feb 18, 2011 6:01 pm

    Excellent work.

    I really love the "burnt" look on the engine exhausts and the weathering on the undercarriage legs.


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    Post  ajcmac on Sat Feb 19, 2011 2:42 am

    The Blue Grey is painted.

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    Post  AdriaN on Sat Feb 19, 2011 11:52 am

    so smooth! Surprised Shocked
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    Post  skyhigh on Sat Feb 19, 2011 11:56 am

    lovely finish and great work indeed .....
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    Post  iCocker on Sat Feb 19, 2011 12:52 pm

    ajcmac wrote:
    iCocker wrote:Great progress, I am noticing that you work with TAMIYA paint, I myself am a converted to that type of brand and like to use their laquer thinner as medium, what is your choice?

    I hope you understand my English.
    I think the Tamiya works well with its own diluent and is what I use to paint the models. But when I want to lighten or darken with very dilute paint and airbrush with the fine nozzle and needle I use thinner Gunze (Mr. Color Leveling Thinner). With the Tamiya thinner had to always clean the nozzle of the airbrush because the paint was drying too quickly. I stopped having that problem although I believe that not working as well as the Tamiya thinner.


    Thanks mate have to try Gunze aswell, they say that their paint is also great. As for Tamiya I managed to get no glogging with airbrushes by using their yellow cap laquer thinner, very good and when highly diluted it flows well!

    PS. great smooth coat, surely this gonna be another masterpiece!
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    Post  ajcmac on Tue Feb 22, 2011 1:55 am

    I started the weathering the Blue Grey.

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    Post  bcauchi on Wed Feb 23, 2011 4:36 pm

    Truly awesome man, excellent work there, it is a real beauty.
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    Post  ajcmac on Fri Mar 04, 2011 5:55 am

    Decals placed.

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    Weathering the engine cowling.

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    Post  in nannu pec on Fri Mar 04, 2011 6:04 pm

    Awesome paintwork friend.....looking really good...love to see it all done and finished:)Smile
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    Post  skyhigh on Fri Mar 04, 2011 8:19 pm



    Modeling at it's best....thank you for sharing....welldone beautiful finish cheers

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    Post  ajcmac on Wed Mar 23, 2011 1:07 am

    More weathering. The model already has a coat of Future.
    Some oil out of the engine area, matt varnish, glue engine, landing gear and gets ready.

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    Post  AdriaN on Wed Mar 23, 2011 2:27 am

    do you find it difficult to spray future?? Neutral
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    Post  bcauchi on Wed Mar 23, 2011 7:34 pm

    Awesome work my friend but you need to weather those decals like the rest of the aircraft, at least you need to continue the panel line shading over them. Otherwise really great work.
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    Post  ajcmac on Tue Jul 12, 2011 10:54 pm

    I finally got back to the Dauntless. Some oil leaks, exhaust fumes and matt varnish. Now it should go faster once I have the other pieces already painted and ready to be glued.

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    Post  bcauchi on Wed Jul 13, 2011 2:40 pm

    What a treat, a beautiful job in the making!

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