Me 109 E1 Eduard 1/48

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  1. ajcmac

    ajcmac Active Member

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    My showcase is almost full. Almost no room for the models. While I do not solve this problem, which I am trying to sell mine and buy a bigger one, I stopped with the models in 1/32 scale. By now they are all stored inside their boxes.
    As I am without building some time ago I decided to return to the scale 1/48. I still have two or three models in this scale but decided to buy the new model Euard.

    The box. The scheme I intend to do is the boxart.

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    What I have done.

    The interiors.

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    The motor

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    Then I glued the fuselage and wings.

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  2. Rogi

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    She looks great so far :D Nice job :)
     
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    Yep , undoubtedly a great job on the model so far.

    As far as the trouble with the lack of the room for models.. you will never solve this problem I'm afraid. Believe me I have three stashes and all of them are full of kits. Actually thinking about fourth one. :lol: It's a neverending story.
     
  4. Airframes

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    Nice work indeed. I agree about the storage and display - some of my models are getting ruined due to dust and smoke (must give up cigarettes!), so I'm thinking of putting some away in sealed boxes again.
     
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    I've always admired your paint work. Well done once again.
     
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    Great work mate!
     
  7. ajcmac

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    #7 ajcmac, May 7, 2012
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    Then I started painting the model.

    First the RLM 65. A mixture of paints Tamiya XF-23 (2) and XF-02 (1). After lights and shadows.

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    This was followed the RLM 02 with XF-22 Tamiya.

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    Well then I was without a camera. I painted the RLM 71 with Tamiya XF-61. Lights and shadows and was ready to start with the decals. Perhaps start today.

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    And for now is all.

    Thanks for watching.

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    Good stuff.
     
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    Impressive post shading.
     
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    When applying the Future many of the effects disappear in particular in dark colors so, this time, I used Tamiya glossclear. The problem remained. The effects on darker colors continue to disappear.
    A new problem. Some white spots appeared after applying the clear. The weather has been cold and rainy. I think it happened due to humidity.
    I applied a new layer, this time with Future, and fortunately the spots disappeared.

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    I painted what was missing in the wings and started putting the decals. I started by marks of Ofw . Kurt Obben and 6. Tragergruppe.

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    Good work and glad you got the spotting issue sorted.
     
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    Looking very nice indeed. Some details will seem to disappear under a clear gloss coat, due to light diffusion, but they should 're-appear' once the finish coat of semi-matt clear is applied.
     
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    I echo the post above. :)
     
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