Boeing B-29 Superfortress- Academy 1:72

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  1. hal bregg

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    Well known machine, that I don't need to introduce. Completed in 1,5 month, without bigger modifications.


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    worra beauty
     
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    Beautiful work there!
     
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    #6 djos, Apr 13, 2014
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    NMF is outstanding.
    This is great looking model of very famous plane.
    BR
     
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    Woah! Nice! Can you give us a run down of the paints you used for the natural metal finish?
     
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    Very nice work. She looks big even in 1/72 scale. Nice work on the photography too.
     
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    Nice build ;)
     
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    I echo all of the above...superb.

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    What a beauty!!
     
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    Of course. It's Alcad-2 "chrome for lexan"-alc 114, sprayed on black gloss Humbrol enamel used as base. Partly (main girder, ailerons, rudder) the base is semi-gloss (also humbrol enamel).
     
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    Beautiful Model.
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    So if I understand you correctly it's all the same paint, just different finish black base coats?
     
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    Yes. Exactly. Painted by only one Alcad paint on different bases. That avoids a need of risky operation of masking a silver Alcad coat by tape.
     
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    Yes, a big one. 50 tons of weight. B-24 or Lancaster-"only" 29 tons.

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    Well you used it to great effect my friend! I would have sworn you used at least three shades!
     
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