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Gustavo Antonelli added a new photoalbum.
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Updated: September 15, 2015
1. September 2015 at 23:56:00 Share
Antonio R Gustavo really impressive work and I am looking forward to see it finished, i like the details added to the interior.
2. September 2015 at 04:19:04
Wim van der Luijt Count me in!
2. September 2015 at 10:48:16
Bart Goesaert nice scratchbuild details on this one...
2. September 2015 at 11:25:52
Gustavo Antonelli Hi Wim, Bart, thank you very much!
8. September 2015 at 01:06:14
Gustavo Antonelli Hi Antonio, tante grazie!
8. September 2015 at 01:18:03
Erwin BOVYN Gustavo, do you have a conversion set to build a Dutch Dornier? The Italeri kit is for a Do24T with BMW Bramo engines whilst the Dutch Dorniers were Do24N types wich had Wright Cyclone engines and an other turret armament. Sorry, don't want to spoil the fun building it, just informing.
8. September 2015 at 12:00:50
Erik Leijdens Actually, the Dutch Do's were of the K type. A guy who have converted this kit to a good Dutch version explains here: Dornier Do 24 K | Modelingmadness

8. September 2015 at 19:56:49
Thomas Bischoff nice start, I have built this kit years and years ago - count me in!
9. September 2015 at 04:28:07
Gustavo Antonelli Erwin, Erik, I'm aware of the differences, but I don't have any aftermarket to make the conversion. I am just building a dutch Do 24 cause I'm bored of the dark green/black green/light blue schema, and I don't like the spanish one :) And don't worry about spoiling the fun, I model just for fun, so I'll go ahead! Anyway, thank you very much for your advise!
@Thomas, thank you mate :)
BTW, I'll make my own decals of the X-35.
9. September 2015 at 15:59:39
Erik Leijdens Your are absolutely right Gustavo! Fun is the most important thing in modelling. Good luck with the build. Following!
10. September 2015 at 06:23:09
Gustavo Antonelli Thanks Erik !
Advances: I gave a primer with Model Master grey primer, designed the decals with *Inkscape*, a really very good open source vector graphics software, and printed then with my old HP Photosmart C5280 inkjet printer. Then, I gave a pre-shaded with a dark Payne's grey.
I painted the underside playing with Revell 05 white and Tamiya XF-2 flat white. Upperside surface colour was made by mixing Tamiya medium grey and Model Master 4660 dark blue.
10. September 2015 at 13:05:48
Gordon Sørensen Nice scratch building on the interior. Paint looks good!
10. September 2015 at 13:52:17
Wim van der Luijt Looking good! "our" markings will make it look even better ;)
10. September 2015 at 13:54:07
10. September 2015 at 21:11:29
Antonio R Well done this guy is massive looking forward to seeing finished
10. September 2015 at 21:27:03
Gustavo Antonelli Hi guys, thank you very much!
I gave a wash with my mix of brown ink, acrylic matt black, water and detergent. I had also worked on the weathering details, with different grades of a mix of brown and black pastels diluted with turpentine for the exhausts stains, and a lighter mix of the the same pastels and orange for the rust stain effects.
Then I gave a coat of our Future equivalent, "Blem autobrillo" (I'm afraid that the product has changed to another brand :(). Then I applied the decals.
The next entry should be the last one, with the kit finished. It lacks giving a last matt coat, removing the masks, and rigging and mounting the radio wires.
12. September 2015 at 19:37:29
Martien Lourens When I see orange triangles. I get warm inside me :) . nice progress. I'm curious about the end result
13. September 2015 at 10:08:39
Gustavo Antonelli Thank you very much Martien! Happy to notice that this humble build wakes up so good feelings!
15. September 2015 at 01:00:08
Gustavo Antonelli Done! :). It was difficult to find a good place to take pictures, cause it's pretty big!
15. September 2015 at 01:08:15
Antonio R Wow Well done Gustavo really excellent work, it it nicely build and painted, also like the weathering.
15. September 2015 at 04:30:44
Erwin BOVYN Nice build Gustavo, congratz
15. September 2015 at 15:08:47
Roberto Rocat Well done!
15. September 2015 at 19:37:07
Gustavo Antonelli Hi Antonio, Erwin, Rboerto, thank you very much! :)
16. September 2015 at 12:28:14
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