SEARCH FINESCALE.COM

Enter keywords or a search phrase below:

Goin back

415 views
1 replies
1 rating 2 rating 3 rating 4 rating 5 rating
  • Member since
    May 2003
  • From: USA
Goin back
Posted by nsclcctl on Friday, May 9, 2003 8:34 AM
Now that I have joined this wonderful site and am learning more than I can do in one sitting, please answer this and I am sure it is applicable to many on this board.

I have already built 15 or so 1:48 WWII planes over the past few years. They were built out of the box, painted and decaled with no finishes at all applied. This includes no detailing. Now, I am looking at this thunderbolt on my desk and it could use an overhaul.

Do I first remove all the decals, dust it off, put on a coat of gloss (I assume this can be airbrushed on), do the panel lines, wash off excess, and finish with a spray of dull coat finish. I assume then I must buy new decals.

Is that correct or can this be done with the decals in place? Is there a good site to buy 1:48 decals?
  • Member since
    November 2005
Posted by Anonymous on Friday, May 9, 2003 3:31 PM
As long as the decals are nestled into recessed panel lines your method should not run into a problem. Good luck.

JOIN OUR COMMUNITY!

Our community is FREE to join. To participate you must either login or register for an account.

SEARCH FORUMS

FREE NEWSLETTER
By signing up you may also receive reader surveys and occasional special offers. We do not sell, rent or trade our email lists. View our Privacy Policy.