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  1. Out2gtcha

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    Brand new to the forum and just looking for fellow aviation modelers to share/trade teniques, pictures of builds, ect....

    I ususally concentrate on 1/48 1/32 WWII up to and through Korea - Viet Nam era props and occasional jets.

    Lately I have been studying under a master foil modeler who has tuned my addiction to natural metal subjects in that range.

    Anyone else ever do any foiling?
     
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    Hi and welcome. You're in good compny here. As for foil work, I've done a bit in the past, but prefer other methods.
     
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    Hello. Waaaayyyyy back before foil was available I did a P-51 using the aluminum foil that was laminated to chewing gum wrappers, believe it or not. It was very thin - less than a mil - and could be carefully removed and put on the model using the hi-wicking Ambrol liquid glue. It was a lot of painstaking work and because the foil from the wrappers was small I had to use 1/72nd scale. It turned out okay but in the end mixing silver paint with other "tinting" colors and post-paint silver buff pencil effects were just as effective and less of a PITA. Plus, foil bruises and tears easily so a surgeon's touch was needed throughout the build of that P-51. I haven't used current foil applications. I'd like to see that process you're using. Producing a scale-looking naturally weathered aluminum airframe is a challenging thing to do.
     
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    Hi from Australia cant wait to see your work.
     
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    Nope!..haven't done any foiling...but welcome anyway!:D
     
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