It is currently September 22nd, 2017, 10:45 am

All times are UTC [ DST ]




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 30 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: August 25th, 2017, 2:47 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: March 7th, 2012, 3:45 pm
Posts: 4977
Location: Penicuik
Up on her feet....
Image

Paint going on....
Image

_________________
Daren

Half-assed Spitfire builder!


Top
 Profile   
 
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: August 26th, 2017, 1:31 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: January 5th, 2013, 1:16 pm
Posts: 3773
DazDaMan wrote:
Image

:ha:

I'm not messing with the Norris man!! :lol: :ha:

_________________
I don't have a stash, it's a kit sanctuary!!


Top
 Profile   
 
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: August 27th, 2017, 11:50 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: March 7th, 2012, 3:45 pm
Posts: 4977
Location: Penicuik
Camouflage going on now....

Image

_________________
Daren

Half-assed Spitfire builder!


Top
 Profile   
 
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: August 28th, 2017, 11:37 am 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: March 7th, 2012, 3:45 pm
Posts: 4977
Location: Penicuik
Camouflage done and dusted.....
Image

I've almost forgotten to fit the gunsight, so that will be done before the canopy goes on!

_________________
Daren

Half-assed Spitfire builder!


Top
 Profile   
 
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: September 2nd, 2017, 6:06 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: March 7th, 2012, 3:45 pm
Posts: 4977
Location: Penicuik
Almost there....

Image

_________________
Daren

Half-assed Spitfire builder!


Top
 Profile   
 
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: September 2nd, 2017, 8:31 pm 
Offline
Active Participant

Joined: April 1st, 2013, 6:45 pm
Posts: 865
celt wrote:
Hi DazDaMan,could I ask a quick question?I noticed in the first photo a load of Revell acrylic paint pots,how do you find them?Nice progress BTW.


Celt,

I too used only to paint with enamels but I have started using acrylics: Revell are very good but I have also used Humbrol to good effect. I am a hairy stick man too and have learned from a past master with acrylics (Epeeman whom I know personally). He advises thinning down the paints with water and applying many thin coats. On large surfaces the first couple of coats look absolutely awful, but as the paint builds up you get a smooth finish which is very difficult to distinguish from a spray finish. (At one modeller's meeting Epeeman was told that he MUST have sprayed his models!). Do give them a fair try - they are odourless and the brushes are easy to clean. As Darren writes they are also easy to mix: in short I am sold on them!


Top
 Profile   
 
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: September 2nd, 2017, 8:32 pm 
Offline
Active Participant

Joined: April 1st, 2013, 6:45 pm
Posts: 865
This Spit is looking really good, and a fast build too.


Top
 Profile   
 
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: September 2nd, 2017, 10:20 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: March 7th, 2012, 3:45 pm
Posts: 4977
Location: Penicuik
Cheers for the kind words! I should hopefully have her finished by the start of the week.

_________________
Daren

Half-assed Spitfire builder!


Top
 Profile   
 
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: September 9th, 2017, 12:48 am 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: March 7th, 2012, 3:45 pm
Posts: 4977
Location: Penicuik
I managed to get some decals on the beast, so I shall post some photos up tomorrow.

_________________
Daren

Half-assed Spitfire builder!


Top
 Profile   
 
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: September 10th, 2017, 3:45 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: March 7th, 2012, 3:45 pm
Posts: 4977
Location: Penicuik
Calling her done....

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

_________________
Daren

Half-assed Spitfire builder!


Top
 Profile   
 
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: September 10th, 2017, 3:51 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: July 31st, 2013, 11:04 am
Posts: 7625
Location: Milton Keynes
Very smart indeed!

_________________
"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so"


Top
 Profile  WWW  
 
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: September 10th, 2017, 3:58 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: March 7th, 2012, 3:45 pm
Posts: 4977
Location: Penicuik
Thanks.

I'm not 100% happy with it - and I haven't added the wing stencil lines, either! - but there it is.

The sharp-eyed among you will notice that the Q on the port side broke up slightly - I somehow managed to fix that, but you can still see the joins. I think Airfix moulded the hinge of the cockpit door a little too big!

_________________
Daren

Half-assed Spitfire builder!


Top
 Profile   
 
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: September 10th, 2017, 5:59 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar

Joined: July 6th, 2014, 3:19 pm
Posts: 1587
Well tidy DazDaMan,even if it is a Spitfire. :ha:


Top
 Profile   
 
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: September 10th, 2017, 7:05 pm 
Offline
Modelling Gent and Scholar
User avatar

Joined: February 25th, 2013, 4:55 pm
Posts: 7432
Location: In Avalon with Arthur
Very nice Daz!

_________________
Confused and in need of help...

My Workbench Window thread: Stuart's All new 'Backseat Blunders II'
My old and 'slightly' cluttered thread: Stuart's 'Backseat Blunders'

http://www.mediocremodels.wordpress.com


Top
 Profile   
 
DazDaMan's Spitfire
Author Message
 Post subject: Re: DazDaMan's Spitfire
PostPosted: September 12th, 2017, 5:06 pm 
Offline
Mad, Sad and Dangerous To Know!

Joined: November 26th, 2011, 6:11 pm
Posts: 12619
Location: Pontefract West Yorkshire
I like it too, Daren, very smart - those lovely full-span elliptical wings too, you can't go wrong really 8-) ;-)

_________________
Doing - Airfix Boeing 737-200, Airfix Sea Harrier FRS.1 (1/48th).

Work is the curse of the modelling classes!
IPMS#12300


Top
 Profile   
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 30 posts ]  Go to page Previous  1, 2

All times are UTC [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], VickersVandal and 0 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group
Macinscott 3 style by HighDefGeek