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Trumpeter 1/32 TBM-3 Avenger 1 week 3 days ago #91

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Good to catch up on this, really impressive.
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Trumpeter 1/32 TBM-3 Avenger 1 week 1 day ago #92

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An hour or so of work on the starboard wing last night. The upper and lower sections are ready to be joined now. Will try to dip the canopy sections in Gauzy tonight so they can be masked this weekend. Getting to a stage where I think it will come together quite quickly. I can't wait to get some paint on this thing. I intend to mask up the fuselage insignia before I join the wings to the fuselage. Should make it a lot easier to get them in the correct position.

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Trumpeter 1/32 TBM-3 Avenger 5 days 22 hours ago #93

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Managed a couple of decent sessions over the weekend.

I won't be using that AK Gauzy stuff on any clear parts that require vinyl masks. ****! The masks damaged the coating on a couple more clear pieces over the weekend. I will have to test it with regular masking tape before I commit it to anything else other than the bin :ohmy:















Clear parts dipped in Alclad Aqua Gloss


Alclad Aqua Gloss gives great results

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Trumpeter 1/32 TBM-3 Avenger 5 days 19 hours ago #94

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It all depends on the mask, it does pull off of vinyl masks and occasionally tape masks but for the most part it's ok with them. It does give a very nice finish but masks can be a bit hit and miss.

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