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  • Member since
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Posted by Gamera on Monday, May 22, 2017 5:24 PM

modelcrazy
Gam I just ordered yet another Zero so can you put this on the roster as well?
 

Whoops missed you till now!

Sure, just put you down.

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

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Posted by Gamera on Monday, May 22, 2017 5:30 PM

One again I find myself drag-tailing on my own GB... Embarrassed

Anyway the paint and decals are on the Type 95 Manchurian version. I'm touching up a few overspray spots here and there. Hopefully a filter applied at the end will dull down some of the contrast, just too bright right now!

 

The figures are cleaned-up, assembled and primed. I just need to finish up some American tank crew figures and hopefully I'll be ready to start on them.

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Posted by lostagain on Monday, June 5, 2017 7:37 AM

modelcrazy
Gam I just ordered yet another Zero so can you put this on the roster as well?
 

MC, your challenge is to only use the paint, glue and brush in the starter kit!

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Posted by Gamera on Monday, June 5, 2017 7:45 AM

lostagain

 

 
modelcrazy
Gam I just ordered yet another Zero so can you put this on the roster as well?
 

 

 

MC, your challenge is to only use the paint, glue and brush in the starter kit!

 

Lol, now that is a challenge! 

"I dream in fire but work in clay." -Arthur Machen

 

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Posted by scottrc on Monday, June 5, 2017 7:59 AM

lostagain

 

 
modelcrazy
Gam I just ordered yet another Zero so can you put this on the roster as well?
 

 

 

MC, your challenge is to only use the paint, glue and brush in the starter kit!

 

That should be a subject for a Group Build Big Smile

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Posted by scottrc on Monday, June 5, 2017 8:00 AM

Started the keel laying of the Akagi.  

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Posted by modelcrazy on Monday, June 5, 2017 9:38 AM

lostagain

 

 
modelcrazy
Gam I just ordered yet another Zero so can you put this on the roster as well?
 

 

 

MC, your challenge is to only use the paint, glue and brush in the starter kit!

 

Thanks Lost, but I want it to look good.

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  • From: italy
Posted by bsyamato on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 6:04 AM

Gamera

 

 
lostagain

 

 
modelcrazy
Gam I just ordered yet another Zero so can you put this on the roster as well?
 

 

 

MC, your challenge is to only use the paint, glue and brush in the starter kit!

 

 

 

Lol, now that is a challenge! 

 

 

Intresting , just started one yesterday .

Wishing to put here too but not for the badge, i'll pick the badge only if i'll finish the Jake Geeked

 

Also get two more japs recently that i hope to put under wip here:

 

 

 Really good updates guys, sorry for the long absence Confused

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Posted by Gamera on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 7:38 AM

Scott: Looks good, looking forward to seeing how she builds up. 

Actually that 1/72nd Airfix Zero would be a cool idea for a GB. Our local IPMS club did a GB of those Hobbyboss 1/72nd quick-build kits a few years ago. Even a few of the car guys joined in.

Bsyamato: Great to see you again, hope everything is ok there! I didn't even know you built armour and trucks.  

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Posted by scottrc on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 9:14 AM

The hull assembly built up really quick and went together perfectly.  This is one interesting looking ship.  

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Posted by bsyamato on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 9:50 AM

Gamera

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Bsyamato: Great to see you again, hope everything is ok there! I didn't even know you built armour and trucks.  

 

 

Thanks Cliff, occasinally I build veichles and tank too, even 1/72 scale :)

 

It's all ok here , just not picked up Japanese kits lately till yesterday :(

 

Ps also waiting a fujimi's paul and laura from japan :D

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Posted by Gamera on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 11:46 AM

Scott: Great seeing come together that quickly. Nice compare and contrast with the USN carriers. 

Bsyamato: Ah ok, feel free to come by even if you don't have anything new Japanese! The Paul and Laura sound cool. 

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Posted by Gamera on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 11:11 AM

As usual very nice work! 

Gee, deepening the landing gear bays looks like a lot of work. I think I'd cheat and just attach the model to a base so you can't look up into them and see how small they are! 

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Posted by bsyamato on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 5:36 PM

Gamera

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I think I'd cheat and just attach the model to a base so you can't look up into them and see how small they are! 

 

 

Big SmileBig Smile too many kits with this problem to attach all of them on a base :)

 

Updates:

Decals IP this afternoon, and this night, matt varnish, drybrush and simulated glasses on IP. Then fuselage on

 

 

 

 

At the next with wells

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Posted by lostagain on Thursday, June 8, 2017 2:28 AM

Looking really good Bsyamato, you weren't lying when you said it would be quick!

Scott, the Akagi is coming along nicely there. Nice sort of fleet pose.

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Posted by Gamera on Thursday, June 8, 2017 7:47 AM

Great job there Bsyamato! Love how you paint all those little knobs and controls in 1/72nd! 

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Posted by bsyamato on Friday, June 9, 2017 4:36 AM

Thanks :)

 

lostagain

Looking really good Bsyamato, you weren't lying when you said it would be quick!

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The strange fact is that actually main hardest modify on yhe jake are ready.. just few mods to do to complete normal assembly Crying

 

Heres works about zero weels, just few things to add before to glue

 

 

 

 

 

At the next

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Posted by Gamera on Friday, June 9, 2017 7:36 AM

Nice work! 

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Posted by falconmod on Monday, June 12, 2017 7:31 AM

Finally pulled this back out from the pile on the work bench.

Now I can start the chipping and weathering!  Woo Hoo!

John

On the Bench: 1/72 Ki-67, 1/72 A5M4 Claude

1/72 EF-111

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Posted by Gamera on Monday, June 12, 2017 12:05 PM

Wow, you did put a dent in her! 

Great job! Looking forward to more. 

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Posted by bsyamato on Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:01 PM

Nice painting on the Tojo John :)

 

 

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Posted by lostagain on Thursday, June 15, 2017 8:06 PM

John, very smooth work with the painting there.

Bsyamato, the rectification on the zero's looking good.

Hikawa Maru is coming along, the installation of the PE railing is two steps forward, one step back so far.

Lifeboats and some cranes are installed. The funnel decal exploded on application, so having to paint that which will be fun...

 

 

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Posted by jgeratic on Thursday, June 15, 2017 9:42 PM

lostagain

The funnel decal exploded on application, so having to paint that which will be fun...

 

 
What colour stripe?  if you have some clear decal film, you can spray the appropriate paint and once dry, trim the size of strip you need?  Not sure how well this will work since it will be on a very curved surface.
 
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Guys, great work all around thus far.  Beer
 
regards,
Jack

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Posted by Gamera on Friday, June 16, 2017 7:41 AM

Hey LA, everything is looking cool so far! Yes

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Posted by Gamera on Friday, June 16, 2017 12:20 PM

Looking good! Great work on the wheel wells. 

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Posted by lostagain on Friday, June 16, 2017 8:42 PM

Hey bsyamato, good work on the wheel wells. Coming along nicely there. Is all your painting with a brush?

Jack, thanks that's a good idea, I do have some clear decal sheet so I can paint the red stripes on that. I have painted the large white stripe directly on the funnel which went surprisingly well.

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Posted by bsyamato on Monday, June 19, 2017 6:12 AM

lostagain

..Is all your painting with a brush?

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Brushes evrywhere :) i don't have airbrush.

 

Going with zero grey , hard to show the real color with smartphone. Also a light postshadind throught the panel lines.

 

 

 

 

 

Two glossy clear layer and put on the old hasegawa kit decals, problems only with one of bottom hinomaru

 

 

 

At the next!

 

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Posted by falconmod on Monday, June 19, 2017 7:06 AM

Got some decals on her on Father's day. Got down to my bench about 7pm  last night.

John

On the Bench: 1/72 Ki-67, 1/72 A5M4 Claude

1/72 EF-111

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