Has 1/48 Hs129B-3

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  1. Jayl

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    So I figured I had enough to of this done to start a wip. It's the Hasegawa Hs129B-3 with the Verlinden upgrade set. The cockpit isn't quite done yet. I need to fill some gaps and paint the rear before I finish up the seats and belts. The engine is made up of 76 pieces and was really a pain. I thought about giving it up and going with the Vector piece many times but I'm glad I didn't now that it's done.

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    looks good
     
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    Yep. Looking nice.:)
     
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    Great detail on the engine!
     
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    Real nice work. That engine is a piece of art, looks well worth the effort.
     
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    Ditto for me. Hope there's just the one to do!
     
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    Well.....d*mn! :shock: :thumbright:
     
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    With all above.
     
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    Engine detail looks great...but are you actually going to see much of it once the cowl goes over it, or are you going to open up a panel?
     
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    It will be opened up like this.

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    :thumbright: :D
     
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    That is great engine detail...that is going to look very nice uncovered!!
     
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    Very nice:thumbright:
     
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    Well it's been a while since I updated this thread, I ended up building 4 helicopters and finishing up two cars that were on the workbench. I've made some decent progress despite the Verlinden update set being a pain to deal with. It was warped and the resin had shrunk so there was quit a bit of time correcting that mess. Ok then, on to the pics.

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    I tried a different technique for the first time that has no preshading done. It's the base color, tape of some panels add black to the original color spay, add more black on spray the covers and such. Go back to the original color and add white this time and go in and fill in some of the panels in a hit and miss kind of way. Drew the panel lines in with an HB pencil, added some dirt with dark earth brown then sprayed the whole thing again with a very diluted original color.

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    nicely done mate! :)
     
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    Looking good, glad to see this one again.
     
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    Looks great Jason. Nice to see you back.
     
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