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James Skalicky (Patient_Zero)



The disassembly of a 30+ year old model in preparation for restoration and updates

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Albums: 3 with 26 images
In progress
1:72 Lockheed Hercules with 4 Drones DC-130 Director (Italeri 148)1:72 Lockheed C-130 Hercules Landing Gear (Scale Aircraft Conversions 72129)3+


27. December 2019, 13:36
Hi James, that looks challenging, would you say that's acrylic paint you're stripping?
27. December 2019, 19:31
Dave Flitton
27. December 2019, 20:31
James Skalicky
It is quite the project, and something I have never done before so will be taking it slow. This is very thick enamel paint that has been hand brushed. So far it has taken three days and countless coats of brake fluid to get it all loosened up. It seems that the lighter colors are the most challenging to remove.
27. December 2019, 22:14
Enamel is tough to remove, I gave up on a kit I was trying to rescue recently because of all the enamel. I'll be watching...
27. December 2019, 23:41

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