S-3B Viking finally finished

It’s been a long time coming but it’s finally finished. I actually started this project back in 2006 but with the amount of work it was going to need I soon got bored and the project stalled until the middle of last year when I felt the need to finish it. So here it is,Continue reading “S-3B Viking finally finished”

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

I’ve had enough of detailing the main gear bays and it’s time to get moving with this build so tonight I’ve started to glue the inner Wolfpack wings to the fuselage. As they are quite a big chunk of resin I’m using a two-part epoxy resin glue for strength as for something this heavy IContinue reading “S-3 Viking”

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