1/32 Fi 103 or V-1

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Like Jakko I reckon a dark yellow would be reasonable . My thinking is that it’s a similar type of equipment to the scheuch schlepper tractor used to pick up returned me 163s to put them back on the trolley wheels , which are generally accepted as being dark yellow.
 

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Thanks Tony. I've got various yellows as a starting point and I'll go with this mythical 'Dunkelgelb', or at least my version of it :smiling3:
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It’s simpler to buy a bottle of model paint from one of the many manufacturers that sell it :smiling3:

But if you want to mix it yourself, it’s basically a light-medium–coloured sand with a bit of a greenish hue to it.
 

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Too easy Jakko, and anyway, I'll probably never use it again. I'm sure I can knock something up from the dozens and dozens of tinlets I have in stock.

It's only the few bits of plastic that make up the trolley and I might overspray the base colour with some 'imaginative' camouflage as well...'cos I can :smiling3:

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The V-1 is now essentially built and is now resplendent in a coat of RLM 76. With a bit of luck I can take a swing at the camouflage tomorrow.

The trolley is also nearly done, but it is resplendent in a still wet coat of my version of 'Dunkelgelb', which looks a lot like the British 'Buff' colour, and is therefore not for manhandling for its moment in front of the lens. I only mention the Buff because I've got a tin which I could have used instead of faffing about mixing a colour remarkably similar!

I have included the He 100 fighter which is nearing completion. It is resplendent in its gloss coat (though it doesn't look like it in the photo!) having just been decalled. I've done this because, obviously, these two models are in the same scale. We tend to think of the V-1 as being rather small, but in fact there isn't much between it and a pre-war, 1930s, German single seat fighter.

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And the trolley, now ready for it's moment in front of the camera.

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I can hear those armour guys tittering at the back of the class. Careful, or you'll be sent to headmaster Ron's study!

On a serious note, that little trolley is more fiddly to build than the missile it will carry.

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Just seen this one Steve, A nice quick build, and the trolley looks very good.
 

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I've got the basic camouflage on.

I'll leave this for a few hours before shading and then doing a bit of a touch up (oooh errr).

Edit: a better photo with the thing propped up.

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