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MichaelSatin
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Colorado, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 01:19 AM GMT+7

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Hello all. Great builds everyone so far. I'm having troubles with uploading photos from my location. So this a test. When not satisfying I will remove this.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=701196930052165&set=pcb.1788874824708670&type=3

Edit.

Whoop this works perfect for the time being. Make a big photo show tonight so my progress will be visible on a reasonable size to watch at.

Teaser...

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=700237936814731&set=pcb.1787946944801458&type=3

Cheers,

Robert Jan



Robert Jan,

I don't know about anyone else, but all I'm seeing are links, no photos.

Michael
SpeedyJ
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Bangkok, Thailand / ไทย
Joined: September 17, 2013
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Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 01:25 AM GMT+7
Hope you click it and see something? Mine is ok from several locations.

Regards,

Robert Jan
Antilles
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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Joined: March 22, 2015
KitMaker: 464 posts
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Posted: Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 08:31 AM GMT+7
Lovely progress in this thread! This campaign is really alive!

Don, Bob, Thomas and Joe:
Thank You very much for Your kind feedback.

Joe:
I usually use Tamiya Acrylics for painting. For the Dark Earth a mix of XF-52 and XF-64 was used. The Dark Green is one of Tamiya´s mini bottles called XF-81. For the lower part XF--21 was used. All paints were lightened with white according to the small scale effect. Concerning the underside, I read, that early mohawks had the British Sky color and later ones had a greyish tone. Hope, this will help.

Oliver
SHAKY962
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 07:00 AM GMT+7
I´m in with this....

c4willy
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Posted: Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 12:25 PM GMT+7
Hi Jose look forward to this build as that kit is also on my "I want I want it" list (as are so many of the new Airfix releases)
PasiAhopelto
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Uusimaa, Finland
Joined: October 01, 2016
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Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 01:04 AM GMT+7
Completed my build today morning



40 years of model building and this is my first Spitfire. More photos in the campaign gallery. The kit (Eduard's 1/48) was a pleasure to build.
goodn8
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Berlin, Germany
Joined: October 12, 2008
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Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 01:31 AM GMT+7
Robert Jan: Checkin' your links and enjoying your cracking build - great work! Chipping and detailing looking extraordinary!

Pasi: Beautiful! Nice clean and neat build Show us more and a few details! Colors are acrylic? Special masking on the camo?
Time to do my first Spit on my own after decades...

Thomas
ltb073
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New York, United States
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Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 01:42 AM GMT+7
My entry
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It just fell together and is ready for some primer
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MichaelSatin
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Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 02:30 AM GMT+7
Excellent work going on here, really liking how this campaign in going! Pasi, No one can build just one Spitfire. This one sure turned out nice, looking forward to more from you!

Michael
SpeedyJ
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Bangkok, Thailand / ไทย
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Posted: Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 02:31 AM GMT+7
Thanks all for watching my links. The reason I choose to use these links is that the Internet is at lousy state in Thailand for sharing pictures from the Bucket. Another reason is that my configurations are so much different nowadays, used to MS, now working with A. No camera, etc... This all will be different within a month, so for the time being...
This is what I'm up to now. Waiting for masks from Maketar and some other stuff to finish the build. It is for sure that this campaign got me hooked on Japanese planes. 2 other project on the role, from which the SWS Mitsubishi is already on my shelf. Rufe could be my second entry to this campaign, depends on the schedules.

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=704318019740056&set=pcb.1791907771072042&type=3

Hope you all like it.

Kind regards,

Robert Jan
PasiAhopelto
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Uusimaa, Finland
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Posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 07:58 AM GMT+7
Thanks Thomas and Michael. Won't be my last Spitfire. I still have three in Stash... I'll try to take detail photos some time next week.
SHAKY962
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 02:55 PM GMT+7
@Chris... if you have the oportunity and find the kit.... BUY IT!!!









SpeedyJ
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Bangkok, Thailand / ไทย
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Posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 06:43 PM GMT+7
Test

SpeedyJ
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Posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 06:44 PM GMT+7
It is back to my personal standards. Ok.

Kind regards,

Robert Jan
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SpeedyJ
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Posted: Sunday, February 19, 2017 - 10:26 PM GMT+7
Some more close up pictures will follow in a couple of days. With a little work done over the weekend, it is now waiting for some final material I need. So far it was an enjoyable build. As from Christmas eve up to now, some 15 working days were spent on this build.



From my point of view I set some new standards, which means I've crossed some borders in different using materials and techniques. Will make a longer report on this.

Kind regards,

Robert Jan
ltb073
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New York, United States
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Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017 - 02:32 AM GMT+7
Some progress here
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MichaelSatin
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Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017 - 03:00 AM GMT+7
Very nice work!

Glad to see you're getting the hang of posting pictures, Robert Jan. Looking forward to you telling us more about the extensive paint chipping.

Michael
PasiAhopelto
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Uusimaa, Finland
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Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017 - 06:52 AM GMT+7
Nicely worn paintwork with the Oscar.

Thomas, here are detail pictures:

It's all brush painted with Vallejo's acrylics from Model Color range.
Antilles
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Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 01:40 AM GMT+7
Pasi: very nicely finished Spitfire. Congrats to this one. Your brush painting skills are excellent!

Jose: Nice choice on this Beaufighter! How is the fit of the new Airfix kit ?

Robert Jan: Outstanding chipping on Your kit. Please tell us more about it!

Sal: Nice progress on Your Hawk!

Oliver
SpeedyJ
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Bangkok, Thailand / ไทย
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Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 02:55 AM GMT+7
This might be part one of how to chip 2.0, because that is what said to my brother(watching me getting nuts).
First build the plane, with loads of aftermarket. All closed. What comes next...a little primer. I use Mr. Paint black primer. Silk and very thin. For the chipping there're loads of fancy fluids and techniques. I decided to use AK True Metal Wax(Silver) as undercoat.
The famous NMF?
To apply with a brush?
It works step by step, panel lines are limits.
Let that cure and maybe rework on details.
Mine did a week of curing. Then I started to track all panel lines with a scriber. Polish, polish, polish. 2400 - 4000 - 8000 grit Sankyo Diamond Quality from Japan(and what a coincidence, latest company I worked for in Europe).
It"s wax, so spray paint on a waterbase, will it stand? AK Paint set forJapanese Navy did.
Worked, so I was very pleased with the results. More later...

Kind regards,

Robert Jan
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SpeedyJ
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Posted: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 03:14 AM GMT+7


This is what I like about the wax. Smooth...