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Hasegawa 1/48 A-4E/F Top Gun Adversary Skyhawk 4 years 4 months ago #61

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Really depends on the paint. I use Gunze and have no problem removing blu-tack straight away. I also use the blutack to remove residueand all bits of crap from the paint sort of like and eraser

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Hasegawa 1/48 A-4E/F Top Gun Adversary Skyhawk 4 years 4 months ago #62

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Thanks Craig, I usually use gunze or tamiya also so it should work the same way.

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Hasegawa 1/48 A-4E/F Top Gun Adversary Skyhawk 4 years 4 months ago #63

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Just to add to the blu tack thing, I use the white stuff as it doesn't have the same oils/chemicals in it to react with the paint so you can leave it on for quite some time.

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Hasegawa 1/48 A-4E/F Top Gun Adversary Skyhawk 4 years 4 months ago #64

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Thanks Clinton, I actually went out yesterday and got some white tac anyway. I have some green stuff I ninja'd from work but I've noticed the oils in it bleed through paper within a couple of weeks so might not be the best to use on models, hence why I got some white instead.

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Hasegawa 1/48 A-4E/F Top Gun Adversary Skyhawk 4 years 4 months ago #65

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So after not having time or motivation to do any work on my adversary lately, I decided tonight to push ahead and get the next coat of paint on. First task was the masking, which with white tac and tamiya masking tape went pretty well.





I then went ahead with the green and despite a couple of hiccups starting off (too much retarder I think as it wasn't drying) I managed to get through it ok.





I did come across a couple of bits along each wing root where the primer was a bit rough so I may have to get rid of the roughness and respray the green but I'll see how it is when it's dry properly. After waiting about 15 min or so I removed the masking and bar a few bits here and there where the soft camo edge is a little too soft, overall it came out pretty good I think.







That's all for now, I might try and get the dark brown on this weekend if I get time. We'll see how I go. I'm fighting the urge to pull something else out of the stash as I normally do, since I promised SWMBO that I would finish my daughter's model before her 2nd birthday I need to work on that instead, a 1/72 pink idolmaster f-22.

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Hasegawa 1/48 A-4E/F Top Gun Adversary Skyhawk 4 years 4 months ago #66

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Great progress G2! Lookin good....hoping to get paint on mine this weekend...the new tail is on..Thanks again for that!
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Hasegawa 1/48 A-4E/F Top Gun Adversary Skyhawk 4 years 4 months ago #67

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No problem Nos, make sure you post a pic of the mod, I would be keen to see how it went!

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Hasegawa 1/48 A-4E/F Top Gun Adversary Skyhawk 4 years 4 months ago #68

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didnt take any during but will post the end result...came out not too bad given my limited skillset! I have now bought some Micro,Nano and Pico saws from RB Productions now...so will be not so worried to try something like that again in the future..first time is the hardest huh!

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Hasegawa 1/48 A-4E/F Top Gun Adversary Skyhawk 4 years 4 months ago #69

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Yeah it's always a bit of " I hope I don't screw this up!" the first time you start hacking bits off a kit...

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Hasegawa 1/48 A-4E/F Top Gun Adversary Skyhawk 4 years 4 months ago #70

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Keep at it G2 you've got this !!

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Hasegawa 1/48 A-4E/F Top Gun Adversary Skyhawk 4 years 4 months ago #71

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Great progress mate :)
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