F6F-5 Eduard 1/48 VF-83, USS Essex May 1945

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  1. Vraciu

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    Hi!

    That's my first model so be forgiving please. Painted with brush. I have two problems with it: decals are shining and model is very dusty, as you can see. I don't know how to deal with dust because I'm afraid about decals.

    Regards,
    Chris
     

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  2. rochie

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    looks pretty good to me, well done
     
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    Excellent work for a first model!
    You might try a soft brush or, wiping it with a slightly damp piece of paper towel for the dust , but go easy with it.
     
  4. Lucky13

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    Looks great mate!
     
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    Good work!
     
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    That looks great, especially for a first model. If the decals are shiny, then, after carefully dusting the model, using a soft paint brush or camera lens cleaning brush, give them a coat of clear matt.
     
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    Damn fine job for your first! Good show.
     
  9. Vraciu

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    Thanks for your replies and tips, guys.

    Regards,
    Chris
     
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    Bloody good effort

    :hotsun: :hotsun:
     
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    Well done
     
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    Not bad at all for a first effort...:thumbright:
     
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    cool build...and the prop spins too...
     
  15. dirkpitt289

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    Stunning work
     
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    Looks damn good to me.8)
    Cheers,
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