looks to be coming along nicely mate.
As for the gap, if you cant see it once assembled why bother with it, otherwise some standard Tamiya liquid cement would probably take care of it.
Not the green capped extra thin but the white cap as it's a bit thicker and wont run everywhere.
I've used it quite a bit on the inside of my T-80 turret to fill a slight gap between the mantlet and the edges of the turret itself.
Which reminds me I should pull my finger out and get back to it
Dude, I've completely missed this one. All 93 posts of it.
Looking great. Must be heaps of fun building this kind of model?
Look forward to your painting and weathering.
My preference - WW2 RNZAF & Pacific Theatre, Allied & Axis, ETO, Mediterranean, AFV & figures
I enjoy doing research
So I decided I had done enough work last night and today so got back to the bench tonight. Started with testing Ammo Mig paints for the first time. Using A.MIG-209 which is FS36495 colour. Never used it before and I am really impressed with how it came out of the bottle. I'm less impressed with Ammo and AK's practice of having to buy a whole set just to get one color, which is what I will have to do if I decide to use it for the full build. I just wish they did individual paint sales for these colours. Back to the model, I hope I've left the pre-shading show through enough. I probably did the pre-shade lines too thick, but we will push on.
Back to the landing gear. If I was more of a perfectionist, instead of a "DOH, I should have done ....." I would have filled the gaps where the sleds assembled. To my (small) credit I did get everything around the right way.
5 sets of legs done. 2 more with the sleds around the other way to go, and they all need a bit of seem cleanup.
And I pushed on and got all of them done. I probably wont get back to do any clean up until the weekend. Not too sure if I want to paint these now or wait. Maybe I'll paint them and seal them up now. Just worried I might get inconsistent parts??
Update In Stash:
Lots of 1/35 Armor mainly WWII German and a few Modern British/American pieces, 1/32 Aircraft and 1/48 Aircraft. Aircraft chosen to replicate RNZAF and RAAF types through the years. Some RAF & USAF types exist also.
Gary wrote: You can buy the colours individually on both their sites mate, it's just here in the back end of nowhere you can't get them like that
Ahhh, cheers mate. I should have enough to do the falc, but will want to replenish what I've used. Let me know if you do an order directly with Ammo. I might see if I can throw in a couple of pots with your order.
Mike, Yeah the Fine Molds kit is going for silly prices on Ebay from what I have heard, but the molds have actually gone to Revell so there's a whole lotta people hoping they do a re-release, or that Bandai come up with something
Was home sick today, but still working. Felt like I hadnt done anything all day so thought 30 minutes on the Falc would be nice. Started by adding some metal touches to the controls and foot rests of the gunner chairs. OK, not accurate but its not really going to be seen either.
In the tub and just the hatch to put on
And yup, can hardly see a thing. I had a little bit of glue on a finger and smudged the paint. Will worry about it when I finish everything else. Can probably make it look like a scrape or something
Some people just work insanely quick, and have the time and ability to speed build like that. If I didn't have the duties and responsibilities I do, I would love to build all day, every day lol Good on them for being able to hammer through like that though.
Cheers K2. I feel like im building up a bit of momentum. I probably should be sleeping and getting rid of this cold though
However, I am loving my new Surface 3. Have the instructions on OneNote that I can check off, while YouTube videos of
or modelling videos play through the top screen. With so many parts, being able to highlight them as I complete them is awesome. Yes I could get a highlighter on the paper instructions, but it wouldn't be as cool
So work carries on adding all the little detail. I'm sure its what I'm going to remember the most about this kit. It really is like an armor kit in that respect.
The parts aren't that small so the work isn't hugely challenging, just tedious and I have to remind myself not to be impatient as big mistakes or bad work will be seen.
So the first 13 of a huge number of parts in this area, and I've only been working on the top half. There's still the bottom half to go
So I've decided to call it a night with possibly the most part intense area of the build ahead of me next.
It also gives me the chance to think about the engine vents. The instructions say flat black but I'm thinking an iron colour might add some dynamic to the parts since I'm not using PE. Being able to buff them might add depth. I think tomorrow when I get some time in the cave I'll throw on the movies for my background noise and for some inspiration.