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These photo were taken with my Canon PowerShot A590

Question: How do I set up my Canon PowerShot A590 to take close up of pilots and better photos?


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I found my camera and the memory card. it is much easier that waiting for Icloud to sync my photos from my iphoto or plug in my phone and wait...

I borrowed Migrant photo booth, need to get a sheet of paper any suggestion? Heard a fold able laundry bin will do for a photo booth? Any suggest

for a cheap photo booth and need more lighting....

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Hello UMAF,

I have a Porter Cable compressor from my mobile bike shop days.... Any idea what fitting/adapter and or hose need to run a air brush?

As i kid it remember having a Testors's Atezk airbrush on canned air. I do not think i develop skill or talent with it. I hand brush everything expect

when i have one solid colour i get a rattle can of tamiya spray paint. My welcome thread has some photos of my recent (it just stated up again a few

months ago) builds and the paint and supplies i have collected so far. Some with the help of my friend Migrant. Very good mentor to have. He build in

competition winning category! As a young boy/teenage I would build Revell kits and use Testor paints. That all my small town of Peace River, Alberta

had! Migrant gave me a Airfix Spitfire and other kits and got a NASCAR car of kijiji free and I was hooked again....

Look forward to seeing some of your model pictures....

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Hi Airfix Modellers, Michael here... DUPLICATES - LOCKED
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I add some glue, paint and nail set/sanding boards. Also found a good pair of reading glass +1.50 at value village (better than dollor store ones)

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Also add two kits to my stash:

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I bought some supplies for a couple new kits to my stash:

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Dark yellow for Kubelwagen

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Flat white and Light Blue (Luftwaffe) for my next try at a Where Eagle Dare Ju-52

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I used up my first cans up trying to do the "Last Day of Stalingrad" diorama after messing up my first 1/144 build

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This is what i am attempting to build:

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It did not go well. Someone suggest a "Last Day of Stalinggrad" theme. I try to do a snow-covered Ju-52 that crashed or was damaged in battle in the

last days of Stalingrad

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For your basic colours like flat white, and flat black, you might want to try generic brands. They work out a lot cheaper :grin:

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Thanks for the suggestion Nigel. I'll remember that for basic colour but for specific colour I think the extra money is worth it for the Tamiya brand.

I started up modeling again since I was a kid, I always used Testor brand paint in my small town many because that is all there was.

I bought a number of Testor enamels to start up the hobby again and was going to buy all my paint in Testors.

Then I found Humbrol and Tamiya spray cans better for hand painting than Testors.

Migrant suggested to buy Tamiya instead of the Testors I start out using as a kid and started to use again.

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Migrant is giving me a older tooling of Airfix Short Sunderland 1:72.

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The box gotten moldy, the decals did not survive. If anyone has decals for this kit in their spare bin please PM me?

I posted in the wants and need section also.

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I start to volunteer at Two Wheel View as a Bicycle Tech. I enjoy it, I took courses and self taught.

It will dig into my modelling time.....

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"The Bug Has Well And Truly Bitten"

I need to show another modelling skill or will never get another Avatar status statement??

Maybe try panel lines with Tamiya panel line wash...or.....Blue tack masking....

Any suggestions?

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I when to food fit at The Alex food Centre:

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We made egg salad wrap with veggies and guacamole. Also chickpea salad and I made spicy salsa!

Then I when to:

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And worked on a couple BMX bicycles for them and the youth.

Then I when to:

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and torx wrench and tire tube valve checker

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Then to Ridleys for a chain checker and pedal wrench hex bolt 8mm

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Migrant gave another kit and dymo tape for scribing.

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Michael modeller 48 wrote:
"The Bug Has Well And Truly Bitten"

I need to show another modelling skill or will never get another Avatar status statement??

Maybe try panel lines with Tamiya panel line wash...or.....Blue tack masking....

Any suggestions?


Easy there, fella.

It's just a fun little thing that changes as you post more and more. It is not a commentary on your abilities as a model builder. Don't get too hung up on it.


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So the phrase "Modelling Gent and Scholar" has no relation to there abilities?!

Yes it is a fun little thing and i think you overacted to my post. And misread it.

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My bad, then.

It's sometimes difficult to detect tone and humorous intent in text.


Sorry if I offended you.


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I bought this airbrush Migrant suggested as a inexpensive starter airbrush. $50 cad. Sorry no picture not able to copy from EBay. Need how to use it and learn how to turn down my pancake Porter cable compressor.

Packaged Included
1. 0.2mm VEDA Model - 180 Airbrush
2. One of Quick Release Coupling ( Size : 1/8" BSP )
3. One Set of 0.3mm Nozzle and Needle
4. One Set of O-ring for replacement

100% brand new and high quality

Specification :
Dual-Action Trigger Air/Fluid Control

Internal Mix Fully Atomized Spray Pattern

9cc. Fuild Cup
0.2 mm Needles/Nozzles
Spray Pattern: Hairline to 10mm Wide
15-50 PSI Working Pressure
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