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revell 1/48 fokker tri plane, need help

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    July 2020
revell 1/48 fokker tri plane, need help
Posted by Rick402 on Sunday, July 26, 2020 5:59 PM

i need some references for color schemes, i have picked, and want to recreate these, but i have no matching color code in the instructionsm, so with that i need help finding colors on line that would best represent and or match! is there any place to go to get color codes and or produxt numbers etc? thanks fellow moddlers.

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Posted by UnwaryPaladin on Saturday, August 1, 2020 10:19 AM

What scheme do you want to do on your model? Let's start with that and see what we come up with.

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  • From: Twin Cities of Minnesota
Posted by Don Stauffer on Saturday, August 1, 2020 10:37 AM

Go to Google, select the "image" option,, and type in Fokker triplane, or Dr1.  You will get a ton of photographs and drawings.  Add the search word drawing or three views and you will likely find several showing different schemes.

 

Don Stauffer in Minnesota

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Posted by GMorrison on Saturday, August 1, 2020 11:12 AM

You'll want to basically ignore color instructions that came with the kit.

Another useful resource is youtube.

 

Modeling is an excuse to buy books

 

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Posted by Rick402 on Saturday, August 1, 2020 2:50 PM
well i found the colors i want to use, and yes i can see how modeling is an excuse to buy books ive caught myself, and stopping myself from buying said books, just yet, cause ive been out of modeling for 20 years, now im in process of reequipping myself of paints and kits, and all other stuff needed, i chose a design, the cowl is alum, fuselage is all red, tail white, and underside of of fuselage and underside of wings is light blue. wheel hubs are light blue as well. what do you guys think about painting on decals, and not using kit decals? is it tough? i scratch built the cockpit added alum tubing and exhaust , etc. after im finished ill showcase some pics and , hopefully get some helpful and constructive thumbs up, etc. cause as i stated its been a while, life has a funny way of getting in the way of your hobbies!
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Posted by Rick402 on Saturday, August 1, 2020 2:57 PM

i have picked a pic, the cowl will be alum, fuselage and top of wings will be all red, tail white, underside wings and fuselage lightblue, aswell as wheel hubs. i have been out of modeling for 20 years and am in process of building up needed stuff, Paints, Kits, maily those items. after i finished ill post some photos, oh one more thing im thinking of painting on decals instead of the kits, is this a real tough thing, im thinking not but figured id get the proffesionals opinions.

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