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What color should I paint this chopped Hudson?

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What color should I paint this chopped Hudson?
Posted by philo426 on Saturday, January 4, 2020 1:17 PM

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Posted by keavdog on Saturday, January 4, 2020 3:05 PM

Either champagne or burgundy.   

Thanks,

John

Ain't no reason to hang my head, I could wake up in the mornin' dead 

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  • From: Florida, USA
Posted by Niko on Saturday, January 4, 2020 3:18 PM

It could also look nice in navy or midnight blue.

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Trumpeter KV-2 1940 1/72

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  • From: Albany, NY
Posted by jeffpez on Saturday, January 4, 2020 3:48 PM

Some deep candy color like burgundy or purple

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Posted by BrandonK on Saturday, January 4, 2020 3:48 PM

On the bench: Alot !

On Deck: Alot more !

 

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  • From: New Braunfels, Texas
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Sunday, January 5, 2020 12:07 PM

Oho!

 I believe a Cool Anthracite paint job with Pearl frosted graphics would be cool.

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Posted by philo426 on Sunday, January 5, 2020 1:13 PM

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Posted by jeffpez on Sunday, January 5, 2020 1:19 PM

Love it

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  • From: Florida, USA
Posted by Niko on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 7:48 PM

Beautiful work!

"The farther back you look, the farther forward you are likely to see." - Winston Churchill

IN PRODUCTION:

Trumpeter KV-2 1940 1/72

Tamiya Flakpanzer IV Wirbelwind 1/48

 

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    June 2012
Posted by Compressorman on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 2:45 PM

Every color other than purple is wrong! :)

Seriously, did you chop it yourself?

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Posted by philo426 on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:45 AM

Nope!traded a 57 Ranchwagon kit on another forum for it .Resin body.

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Posted by philo426 on Monday, January 20, 2020 10:42 AM

Getting ready to take it out of the Bleech White soak. 

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Posted by philo426 on Monday, January 20, 2020 10:42 AM

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  • From: Longmont, Colorado
Posted by Cadet Chuck on Monday, January 20, 2020 10:47 AM

I'm old enough to remember that a popular color for that car was a dark green.  Nice model!

Computer, did we bring batteries?.....Computer?

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Posted by philo426 on Monday, January 20, 2020 12:07 PM

Thanks!primer applied...

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Posted by JohnnyK on Monday, January 20, 2020 12:35 PM

metal flake purple.

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Posted by philo426 on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:52 AM

Silver base coat laid down. 

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  • From: New Braunfels, Texas
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 12:05 PM

Hmmm;

 How a few mist coats of Anthracite followed by Gloss Clear and a mist of translucent Pearl, See! I am Consistant!

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Posted by philo426 on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 12:11 PM

Sorry Tank !Candy Orange goes on next!

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Posted by philo426 on Tuesday, January 21, 2020 1:08 PM

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  • From: New Braunfels, Texas
Posted by Tanker-Builder on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 1:59 PM

Yikes:

 Somebody sat on the oranges! Looks nice!

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Posted by tomwatkins45 on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:32 PM

Looking Good !

Tom

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  • From: Albany, NY
Posted by jeffpez on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 5:00 PM

Excellent! What brand of paint did you use?

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Posted by philo426 on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:31 PM

Tamiya Chrome silver over which I sprayed Tamiya clear orange.First coat of Testors wet look clear!  

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Posted by philo426 on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 6:32 PM

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Posted by philo426 on Friday, January 24, 2020 7:26 PM

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Posted by philo426 on Thursday, January 30, 2020 5:47 AM

Engine is nicely detailed.   

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Posted by philo426 on Saturday, February 1, 2020 1:15 AM

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  • From: Cincinnati, OH
Posted by DanR1967 on Monday, February 3, 2020 1:00 PM

I can't get over how similar it looks to the Revell chopped Mercury kit. Very nice!!

Dan

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Posted by BrandonK on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 9:57 AM

This is gonna look very cool. The color choice and paint work is superb as well as the engine detail. Noice!!

BK

On the bench: Alot !

On Deck: Alot more !

 

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