**** FINISHED: 1/48 F6F-3N Hellcat - Night War of WWII

Discussion in '#28 Night War of WWII - Allied or Axis' started by JKim, Dec 4, 2015.

  1. JKim

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    A perfect result John, as usual a great work :thumbleft:
     
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    As always, a great looking build, Johny



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    Very nicely done John.
     
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    Yet another stunner.
     
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    That is very, very nice John
     
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    She's a beaut John.
     
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    Thank you for following this build and for all of the positive comments!
     
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    What a beauty! Well done John!
     
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    Very Nice John.
     
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    Gonna be tough to beat.

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    Thanks guys!
     
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    Nice Work John! :thumbright:
     
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    I love the weathering on it John. Very well done
     
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    Thanks for the comments! Those land-based fighters got pretty worn down from what I can tell. I mixed up my weathering this time by painting some discolored panels on the top and bottom and also streaking some heavily thinned greys and browns over the plane. I also toned down my gun stains to a very subtle application. The hairspray technique is rather hit-or-miss for me... it's hard to predict what type of chipping I'm going to get. This time the chips were very circular and I wanted a more jagged result. I knew enough to stop instead of pushing it further because you can easily remove too much paint and that's impossible to recover from. I augmented the hairspray chipping with a silver pencil.
     
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    Great work John!
     
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    Thank you very much sir!
     
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