S-3 Viking

As you will recall I had some issues with the large decals breaking on the fin and upper fuselage walkway. The lightning bolt decal was more problematical as the black fin showed through in places plus it would’nt conform to the top (which I knew would be an issue).To seal the decal I sprayed theContinue reading “S-3 Viking”

S-3 Viking; Decals are on

I’ve managed to get the decals on the model yesterday evening and this morning and even these decided to put up a fight. The smaller decals were OK to apply (apart from folding up on themselves a few times) but the main decals for the fin and upper fuselage broke into a couple or moreContinue reading “S-3 Viking; Decals are on”

S-3 Viking painted

Today I got the model painted totally, all it needs next is a coat of gloss varnish ready for the decalling and weathering; After spraying the model with Mr Hobby H308 (FS 36375) it was lightened with white and sprayed with a random mottle pattern in between the panel lines. The two panels behind theContinue reading “S-3 Viking painted”

S-3 Viking, E-50 with Heimdall turret and Jagdtiger

The S-3 has got some paint on it at last! YAY!; The base coat is Mr Hobby FS26375 (2 at the front because it’s semi-gloss). I was aiming for a patchy effect as this aircraft will be weathered, the fin is masked off as this will stay in the black primer along with the cockpitContinue reading “S-3 Viking, E-50 with Heimdall turret and Jagdtiger”

S-3 Viking and E-50 Heimdall

Happy new year people! First post for 2017 and although I’m still plugging away at the S-3 Viking and E-50 I needed a new chair which will be kinder to my fat arse when spending time at the model bench as I am hoping to get more done this year; First up is the E-50Continue reading “S-3 Viking and E-50 Heimdall”

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