Airix 1/72 Boomerang RAAF 4 SQN

cobraleader

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G'Day All,

Just started working on this little kit. This will be buit as a 4 SQN Boomerang, using NovaScale Decals.

Cockpit is primed and painted Gunze H11 Silver and the seat brush painted with Vallejo Metal Color Aluminium. The engine was painted Gunze H28, dry brushed with Vallejo Metal Color Aluminium. The cowling is painted with the same Vallejo Metal Color Aluminium.

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cobraleader

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okay, Airfix and fit issues.
Fuselage had alignment issues. One side the cowling mated to the fuselage, the other left a gap.
gaps in the wing root area and cowling/wing mating areas. And the rear wing mating on the fusleage.
At least Airfix is keeping the putty industry going ...

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cobraleader

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G'Day All,

Slowed up a bit with production. Painted the model with Gunze H302 Green.
I Started sealing the paint finish with Humbrol Varnish - then switched to Gunze and Tamiya acrylic clear, after have problems with other kits currently on the go as well.

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And slowed down again, left it sit for a week until I did the decals

Decals are NovaScale Decals. These are alps printed decals. I would suggest covering the decals with liquid decals film or a clear coat, as the printed images are fragile. I ended up touching up some of the artwork to cover the printing being removed.

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