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    Post  in nannu pec on Sat Dec 15, 2012 7:17 am

    Very crisp and fine detail Noel...prosit...
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    Post  bcauchi on Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:31 pm

    What a magnificent spray job, well done, really nice and real looking. Once again i must tell you that i envy your cleanliness, it looks really great, keep it up let's see it done.
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    Post  Noel Petroni on Sat Dec 15, 2012 7:21 pm

    @nunnu pec....... thanks! Thanks for looking.

    @Brian .... Thanks! I am getting used to my new camera! I had a borrowed Olympus SLR and got a Nikon SLR that I found on Maltapark at a very good price! I'm still experimenting with lights and exposure. As you can see the last photo is more faithful to the real one than the previous.

    Of course this is just a base paint......... weathering and washes will alter the actual colour......... but I'm waiting for the decals that I ordered because the ones with the kit were very think!
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    Post  Noel Petroni on Sat Dec 29, 2012 9:24 am

    Scratch Marks!

    Light Marks
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    Post  in nannu pec on Sat Dec 29, 2012 11:51 am

    Nice Noel...really nice !!! prosit !

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    Post  Ray on Sat Dec 29, 2012 1:29 pm

    Looking good Twisted Evil
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    Post  bcauchi on Sat Dec 29, 2012 3:47 pm

    Totally awesome Noel, a work of art. Thanks for the detail photos showing the steps in making the chipping. That is an excellent tutorial. Well done, what a beauty.
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    Post  Robert on Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:15 pm

    wow..very nice Smile
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    Post  Dottore on Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:37 am

    Looking forward to more updates!

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    Post  Ray on Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:46 am

    Looking back at the photos, yes you did an awesome job but IMHO all is a bit "üniform" that is, scratches almost everywhere like someone "really scratched them" Evil or Very Mad

    Sorry Noel, as I said it is MHO after all
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    Post  bcauchi on Mon Dec 31, 2012 11:41 am

    You might be correct Ray but only reference photos can really confirm your judgement or otherwise, i don;t know how beaten up and weathered these vehicles were.
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    Post  Tancred on Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:22 pm

    Ray wrote:Looking back at the photos, yes you did an awesome job but IMHO all is a bit "üniform" that is, scratches almost everywhere like someone "really scratched them" Evil or Very Mad

    Sorry Noel, as I said it is MHO after all
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    Good scratching Noel but as Ray said maybe you can use a sponge to have a more random effect:

    http://migjimenez.blogspot.com/2009/11/sponge-chippping-and-rust-stains.html


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    Post  Noel Petroni on Mon Dec 31, 2012 1:44 pm

    Ray wrote:Looking back at the photos, yes you did an awesome job but IMHO all is a bit "üniform" that is, scratches almost everywhere like someone "really scratched them" Evil or Very Mad

    Sorry Noel, as I said it is MHO after all
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    Noted:
    a) The Staghounds were famous for being overloaded with stowage. Command had to let them go ahead as long as it does not obstruct the turret rotation.
    You can imagine stuff and ammo boxes being loaded on and off the fenders of the vehicle, so scratch marks were evident.

    b) The scratch marks look pronounced at the moment but when filters and washes start piling up they will be subdued.

    c) To win a gold at Euro ...... I went more for the artistic image than realistic!!! Muxx ekk iridu!

    d) Tancred...... in fact I still have to tackle some with the sponge. The URL you sent me..... who is that guy? He looks good! But I prefer to go to a local club show Smile and take notes from them Laughing

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    Post  Ray on Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:37 pm

    Noel Petroni wrote:
    Ray wrote:Looking back at the photos, yes you did an awesome job but IMHO all is a bit "üniform" that is, scratches almost everywhere like someone "really scratched them" Evil or Very Mad

    Sorry Noel, as I said it is MHO after all
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    Noted:
    a) The Staghounds were famous for being overloaded with stowage. Command had to let them go ahead as long as it does not obstruct the turret rotation.
    You can imagine stuff and ammo boxes being loaded on and off the fenders of the vehicle, so scratch marks were evident.

    b) The scratch marks look pronounced at the moment but when filters and washes start piling up they will be subdued.

    c) To win a gold at Euro ...... I went more for the artistic image than realistic!!! Muxx ekk iridu!

    d) Tancred...... in fact I still have to tackle some with the sponge. The URL you sent me..... who is that guy? He looks good! But I prefer to go to a local club show Smile and take notes from them Laughing


    I'll settle for the letter b) cheers
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    Post  Noel Petroni on Sun Jan 06, 2013 9:18 pm

    Started weathering... still more to go...

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    Post  Ray on Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:32 am

    Now you're TALKING Twisted Evil
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    Post  bcauchi on Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:44 pm

    Don;t know about you but i think that this is your best AFV so far, it is totally awesome and so real looking. Love the last pic. Try to put it in a simple setting and take some pics. it will look totally real. Your weathering is brilliant i think but then i don;t build AFV's.
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    Post  Guest on Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:18 pm

    Nice Classified work! Smile . Really, like the work you are doing !
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    Post  in nannu pec on Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:02 am

    J.Fenech wrote:Nice Classified work! Smile . Really, like the work you are doing !


    a weathered model makes all the difference....it just pops out at you.....it comes to life
    prosit well done
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    Post  Ray on Tue Jan 08, 2013 3:27 pm

    bcauchi wrote:Don;t know about you but i think that this is your best AFV so far, it is totally awesome and so real looking. Love the last pic. Try to put it in a simple setting and take some pics. it will look totally real. Your weathering is brilliant i think but then i don;t build AFV's.

    I concur 101% & I eat ALL my doubts back if I may Sad Embarassed Sad Embarassed Sad Embarassed Sad

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    Post  Noel Petroni on Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:12 am

    Thank you for all your comments!

    Some more progress.....

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    Post  Robert on Fri Jan 25, 2013 1:09 pm

    Very very nice
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    Post  bcauchi on Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:26 pm

    Definitely your best ever Noel, that is totally real. the close ups are so nice and they would defintely show up any flaws but i just could not find any. Best weathering i have seen also. Fantiastic, so well done.
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    Post  Tancred on Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:13 pm


    Very well done Noel, prosit! Cool

    Now let's see it for real at the club Very Happy


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    Post  Ray on Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:00 pm

    I join the chorus Noel.....your best of the best so far cheers

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