Revell/ Matchbox 1/72 Dornier Do28D-2

That’s number three finished! Yet another model I’m not entirely happy with as the decals look awful close up and yet again I had issues with the paint leaving a gritty finish in places, mainly down to the paint drying too fast as it hit the model due to the high temperatures we had inContinue reading “Revell/ Matchbox 1/72 Dornier Do28D-2”

Revell 1/72 Dornier 28 & Hasegawa 1/72 F-104G

With the ICM 1/48 O-2A getting close to being finished I’ve put these two back on the bench with a view to getting them both done. Progress on the F-104 is slow due to the sheer amount of stencils that have to be applied but it’s getting there, the Dornier 28 I’m not so sureContinue reading “Revell 1/72 Dornier 28 & Hasegawa 1/72 F-104G”

Revell 1/72 Dornier Do28D-2

I put the decals on the model tonight using a mixture of the kit supplied decals and ones by HaHen; The kit decals include all the stencilling as HaHen only supply the codes, crosses and unit badges, another thing to note is that the decals all printed together and you have to cut each oneContinue reading “Revell 1/72 Dornier Do28D-2”

Revell 1/72 Dornier Do28D-2

After touching up a couple of areas, the model got a light overspray of a very thinned basecoat; Looking at the two photo’s there doesn’t seem to be much difference after overspraying but there is. All I need to do now is paint the anti-glare panel on the nose, the leading edges of the wingsContinue reading “Revell 1/72 Dornier Do28D-2”

Revell 1/72 Dornier Do28D-2

After a LOT of masking, I was finally able to get the camouflage scheme sprayed using Hataka C149 Concrete Grey (RAL7023) and C192 Basalt Grey (RAL7012). These are from the Orange Line lacquer range as I find they spray better than their acrylics. The two colours need lightening up a bit as they are quiteContinue reading “Revell 1/72 Dornier Do28D-2”

Tamiya 1/24 Porsche Jagermeister and Revell 1/72 Dornier Do28D-2

A bit of a contrast on the bench today and after stripping the paint off the Porsche body shell a week or so ago, it was re-primed with automotive primer, re-sprayed with Tamiya TS-12 and that is the best finish I’m likely to achieve so I will get on with applying the decals and thenContinue reading “Tamiya 1/24 Porsche Jagermeister and Revell 1/72 Dornier Do28D-2”

Getting some paint on the F-104 and Dornier Do28

Tonight I managed to start painting both models and for the Hasegawa F-104 I sprayed the underside with Tamiya TS-11 straight from the can and it looks pretty good so far, for the Dornier I used a Hataka light grey from one of their modern Luftwaffe paint sets. The grey was from the Red rangeContinue reading “Getting some paint on the F-104 and Dornier Do28”

Revell 1/72 Dornier Do28D-2

I’ve undercoated the model with a Humbrol rattle can grey as I needed to see if there were any flaws after all the filling and sanding, fortunately (and to my big surprise) there are only a couple of areas that need attending to. One area is the thin sheet of plastic I put on theContinue reading “Revell 1/72 Dornier Do28D-2”

Revell 1/72 Dornier Do28D-2

After making resin casts of the flap actuator mechanisms, these were sanded down, cleaned up and glued to the underside of the wings. I temporarily fixed the fuel tanks in place and apart from adding a couple of aerials to the fuselage, the model is now ready to be cleaned down and undercoated. It’s notContinue reading “Revell 1/72 Dornier Do28D-2”

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