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This album is attached to project F-16C Wild weasel.

Albums: 2 with 61 images


10. March at 15:33:50 Share
Maciej Bellos Looking good! Did you go for a silverish finish? It seems that there are metallic specles all over the aircraft.
10. March at 16:13:45
Alex Thanks! Yes, the "have glass" is a pain to paint. It's not glossy, but has a clear metallic shine, without being too metallic like alu. Image #40 captures what I think looks good. Unfortunately, the effect wanished again a bit after the gloss cote for the decals. Still happy with the result.
10. March at 16:22:04
Patrick Hagelstein Hi Alex, did you know Tamiya has a full options version of this same kit that comes with gasbags and HARMs? Could have saved you a lot of trouble... I like your Have Glass though!
10. March at 16:29:52
Alex Yeah, I know, I was too quick buying the first release. I should have waited a bit more.
10. March at 16:32:55
Maciej Bellos Thanks Alex! Yes the "Have Glass" paint is a real pain. The greek Block 52+ Vipers are a prime example of "Have Glass" painting. Depending on the angle of light what you see will vary from pretty silverish to rather bland.
10. March at 18:39:55
Ekki Watching.
10. March at 19:49:04
Sirius Looks fantastic Alex. The metallic shine is very interesting. Thanks for sending me the link.
10. March at 20:48:45
Alex you're welcome!
10. March at 20:57:54
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