Recent content by pingvuiini

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    Five years, 3 days

    Wow. It's been five years and three days since my last post. In that time I've had two jobs, my mother and brother passed away and currently unemployed due to quarantine, among other things. But I've been able to do a lot of models to keep me busy and sane during these odd times and thought I...
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    Model contest advice

    I am thinking about submitting some models to a local model show in the OOB category. I was curious about some things. 1. Do show officials get to handle the models or is it strictly hands off? Do they look at the bottom?? 2. Are display cases usually required?? What about labels with info...
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    Advice for painting canopy

    I have an old partially built Otaki 1/48 scale P-47D kit that was part of a lot on eBay. I want to finish this one off but after inspection of the parts I find the entire interior cockpit assembly is missing. My first thought was maybe I could paint the inside of the clear canopy and windshield...
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    1/35 Dragon ZSU-23-4M Shilka

    Thank you for your compliments! One of the big changes is that I didn't use an airbrush at all on the Shilka. I did use a spray can primer, but everything else was hand painted. I also used a lot more water based paints for the initial colors as well as weathering, although I am still using...
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    1/35 Dragon ZSU-23-4M Shilka

    Returning to modelbuilding and this message board after about a year-and-a-half off due to getting a 'real job'. Recently my hours were cut and shifted so I have more time to get back to models and other things. As usual, this is a straight out the box build but I've been trying out a totally...