NI-28C Roden 1/48

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  1. javlin

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    Now it's not quite a start to finish and I am only posting pics because this guy juussst about found the trash can.It has been three nights of attempting to get that upper wing on and thoughts were going thru my mind but patience prevailed.The National emblems were painted on while close on keeping everything centered it's not perfect 90-95%.I also had to paint the tail also the decals were just to thick and brittle.I actually had a brainstorm on the fuselage struts at the very end that may of worked maybe on the next build.The thought is that the wing cabanes seemed pretty easy to line up but if the fuse struts just sit on a platform with the top poking a hole in the wing it might be easier to do last??So pics are in order.......
     

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    Yeah, that is how its done. Outer to inner on the struts.
    Love the paintjob; Are those posters on the wings?
     
  3. javlin

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    Posters they are.Thanks for the confirmation on the wing assembly must of been lucky in the past.actually five colors in that paint job the two green are real close to each other.I went and bought all Humbrol paints(numbers provided)since it wasthe only real numbers provided.
     
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    Looks good Kevin.
     
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    Can you do a couple of close-ups on the posters?
    I can dig it on the lucky part, I built a good many bi-planes before it twigged with me.
    Worst fitting one for me was a Clasic Airframes F4B-4, constructed in 2001, oddly enough, I am building another now.
     
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    That's a nice bit of work Kevin!
     
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    With Wayne.. :thumbright:
     
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    Thanks Fellas;) Paul will see about the close-ups if possibe with my camera.
     
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    Nice one Kevin.
     
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    I can understand your frustration Kevin. That looks VERY sharp sir!:headbang: :thumbright:
     
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    Looks good Kevin.
     
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    I was beginning to think I was going to have to repaint the struts for the gear since most NI-28s had the chocolate on the outside and light green to the inside but appears that Eddie's plane may of been white as represented on the boxart.The tail still need some rigging and still some more touchups to the upper wing I guess a little more super glue and sanding.The last thing I have to do is the prop with some simulated wood grain on the the next kit the prop will be one of the first efforts since so long to cure.Paul tried to get a photo of the poster for ya with more time I could photo edit in the next couple of days.
     

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    That's a fine job Kevin, good on ya!
     
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    Lovely work on such a small scale!!
     
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    Thanks fellas I like the lines and colors over the last build for sure.I have a 1/32 Hobbycraft Camel I like to give a crack at or the Classic Airframes 1/48 He-51 in silver dope with medium blue nose and tail band.Tha only thing on the the Camel is I might try more of the wood grain effect and making some of my own buckles :D I actually like doing the rigging and so many of these WWI birds have such nice colors rivals the ETO 8th AF.Cheers
     
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    #19 javlin, Mar 8, 2013
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    Well she is done!!I think the propellar came out looking pretty good for 1/48.I started with wood from Testors as a base,Future,red brown oil well thinned and then two darker brown oils dried out some brushed on.Then once this is dry you use Tamiya Clear Orange as your lacquer kinda blends it all.Hope it looks OK.Cheers
     

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