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1/48 Sunderland Who was that masked man?

June 30 2012 at 9:12 AM
Mark Jahsan  (Login jahsboy65)
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Here's the before picture:

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You can see the lip I built up at the rear of the canopy opening.

The canopy itself was a quarter sphere when cut. I tacked down the rear edge with a couple drops of superglue, then went back with some slow set epoxy. It was slightly too small, so I ended up with some gaps along the bottom edge.

Using a toothpick, applied the epoxy which settled into a nice smooth curve where it met the fuselage. Nice building technique, but wrong for accuracy! The Sunderland had a bunch of flat glass panes put together for the greenhouse- and that's what it reminds me of, the old steel and glass greenhouses.

Then the usual filling and sanding:

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Somehow, the uglier it gets, the more I like it!

It's taken a loooong time to get here, but I'm just about ready for paint. A little more adjusting to the float struts and I'll get the final coat of primer on, touch up any nicks, and go for it...

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