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Concorde Engine

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  • Member since
    September, 2017
Concorde Engine
Posted by newbie_tx on Tuesday, September 05, 2017 12:25 PM

Hello Modellers,

My first post so pls bear with me..

I am currently working on a 1/144 Revell Concorde. I have a question regarding to its engine. As per the instructions the exhaust is shown as to be painted in black however when i look at the engine photos its not black, its actually metal with a good weathering on it.

Can I get your suggestions for both painting and weathering instructions in order to achieve as per the photo?

thanks in advance

Tags: concorde
  • Member since
    November, 2009
  • From: Twin Cities of Minnesota
Posted by Don Stauffer on Wednesday, September 06, 2017 9:33 AM

While Alclad has some burned metal coatings, here is a method I sometimes use. I start with a medium to dark flat gray (sometimes just use the primer I use, which is a medium-dark gray).  Then I drybrush some aluminum, dark red, and sometimes some blue.  Go real easy on the drybrushing (a wash might accomplish the same thing, but I find drybrushing quicker and easier).

Don Stauffer in Minnesota


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