Pete's-1/72 Curtiss Tomahawk IIB

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John Race

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Hi Pete.
I was going to get a comfortable seat, but judging by your progress I'll stand.
Does it say in the rules your allowed to use engineering jigs.:smiling2::smiling2::smiling2::nerd:
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Hi John and welcome please take a comfortable seat I haven't started the paining yet :sad:
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Hi I have found if you cut the brush square you get a much better finish and a drop of water may help to and apply in thin coats.

Not really had a problem with the application just the mixing takes a long time, it might be because I don't use a airbush, just use to hairy sticks all the time or just luck.

My brush updated.


After two coats, not to bad.




This is has had just one thin coat






Thank you for looking in.
Pete
 
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Hi Pete
Looking good. Good tip with the brush :thumb2:
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Very nice brush work Pete.
 

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Looking great pete, top tip with the brush , cheers tony
 

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This looks like quite a nice kit ,Pete, and you're certainly cracking on with it!
I might even be tempted.....
 

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im finding it takes two coats too

top tip with the brush :thumb2:
 
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Looking good I'm managing the paint ok so far (famous last words) on my sea king. I might be tempted into building something else after this one.

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That is looking rather splendid, even with 'limited' resources. Everybody says the 'free' paint is rubbish.
 
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Hi sorry it's me again, finish all the hairy stick work and touching up just the canopy and decals to do.













I hope you like it, it's not to good in places as you can see sorry but it's the best I can do with what was supplied in the box.
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Hi Pete
That looks very nice especially given the Starter Kit challenge
The decals look to have gone on well. Any problems with them going onto a brush painted Matt surface?
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Hi Pete
That looks very nice especially given the Starter Kit challenge
The decals look to have gone on well. Any problems with them going onto a brush painted Matt surface?
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Hi Jim take a bit of soaking to start with and if possible use paper towel and pat them dry, I found using cotton buds it rolled the decal off.
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Thats looking great Pete.
 
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Thats looking great Pete.
Hi Ian, almost there with this one, I think I chose the right the right kit, one of two people seem to be having trouble with their paints and painting or it might be that I'm used to brush painting as I only brush paint, I don't if !
Pete
 
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