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Roland Kovacs added a new photoalbum.
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Updated: May 10, 2016
14. April 2016 at 08:27:47 Share
Bart Goesaert Nice work so far. With regards to the CA, I put a drop on a piece of aluminium sheet from the kitchen. With a small piece of cupperwire, i pick some glue from this drop and touch the borders. due to capillarity the CA gets between the PE and the part, a bit like the extra thin cement from tamiya...
15. April 2016 at 08:01:02
Roland Kovacs How you keep the PE in place? If I stick it down with a masking take, will it glue the tape to the model as well? At the moment I really struggle to put the grille into the cut holes... Is there any special way to place them flush to the surface?
15. April 2016 at 08:07:22
Bart Goesaert euh, there's no easy way, on my su-34 i removed the excess material by using the part as a template and then scrape the material away:

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With regards to holding it in place: you can use blutack or prittbuddy i a corner, then fix it on a few points, remove the tape, or other material and fix it completely
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15. April 2016 at 08:50:06
Roland Kovacs Thanks! Great tip, I'll try the blutack method...
15. April 2016 at 09:32:47
Bart Goesaert comes along nicely...
29. April 2016 at 08:23:47
Roland Kovacs Thanks Bart!
I don't know if its visible on the pictures, but I tried the Vallejo Liquid mask on the clear parts. Now the problem is, I do not know what to use to dilute and remove the residue from the brush. It's not an expensive brush, but still I would like to salvage it.
Any idea for a stronger thinner maybe?
What you guys are using to remove liquid mask from the used brush?
29. April 2016 at 10:29:33
Bart Goesaert water i thought...
29. April 2016 at 10:34:37
Roland Kovacs Water actually solidified the mask within seconds... I think I'll try acetone...
29. April 2016 at 10:44:24
Gordon Sørensen Great looking cockpit and engine compartment details, Roland!
29. April 2016 at 12:40:51
Roland Kovacs Thanks Gordon!
29. April 2016 at 12:46:17
Bart Goesaert nice progress so far... decals look very nice...
10. May 2016 at 08:04:51
Roland Kovacs Thanks Bart!
The aftermarket decals are nice and thin. Some needed correction, like the writing on the sides of the cabin was printed in red, but the original was yellow. Also the serial number of the plane at the back of the boom was just an imagery number which I corrected. I used A4 decal paper for laser printer which worked pretty OK as well.
10. May 2016 at 09:30:19
Mike Grant That's looking really good Roland
10. May 2016 at 13:09:21
10. May 2016 at 14:26:07
Roland Kovacs Thanks much Mike & Jens
11. May 2016 at 06:51:58
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