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AMEGB #6 B-314 Clipper

June 12 2012 at 4:15 AM

  (Login ADRIANOPANETTA)
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Airfix Multi Engine Mess.

I wanted to save as much surface detail as possible. It is (was) pretty subtle. The trouble began when I used the kit's smaller windows. Many of them bulged out. Next time I'll fill them with styrene. I surrounded them with dymo tape to save detail and started sanding. Man those clear parts were hard. Took a lot of sanding. Long story short, in thinning trailing edges, smoothing leading edges, I pretty much gave up on saving surface detail.

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Looking at pictures the small windows look like little black rectangles, no use bothering with clarity. I'll mask and shoot those black
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Here is the squashed clear wind screen. If I can fair it in without fogging I'll leave it clear. If unsuccessful, I'll shoot it black too.

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Top needs some styrene and filler to fare in. Made the master too small.

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Trying to fix the tail plane here. It is wonky.

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Flaps down for this one.

I made a jig for the wings and could not, for the life of me, figure out why the starboard wing seemed to have more dihedral. I think #4 nacelle sits high and makes the wing look like it is angled higher. Not sure.

Primer don't lie. We'll see how much more filing, filling and sanding etc... , is in store

Cheers

AP


    
This message has been edited by ADRIANOPANETTA from IP address 24.83.20.145 on Jun 12, 2012 4:35 AM
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