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Post  Richard Marchand on Mon Jun 29, 2009 4:23 pm

Lovely Wespe and figures. Those Wolf and Bego guys surely look like Popsicle Laughing
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Post  Guest on Tue Jun 30, 2009 10:02 am

Nice and clean build, your Wespe. Will you use friuls?

The figures are an excellent choice. You will bring in the cold weather again.

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Post  Noel-Petroni on Sun Jul 05, 2009 7:47 pm

Thanks all! Very Happy

I thought I was ready for paint when I noticed the radio was not wired!

I wired it now........and it works cheers And I managed to contact OKH but they told me to go home..... the war is over! Suspect

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Post  Kreighshoer on Sun Jul 05, 2009 7:57 pm

that's cool looking noel! Very Happy
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Post  Richard Marchand on Sun Jul 05, 2009 8:05 pm

Nice job on the wiring. Just a shame that it was to hear the bad news Razz lol!
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Post  Guest on Sun Jul 05, 2009 8:19 pm

Very nice scratch-buid job!

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Post  Jenny Ryan on Wed Jul 08, 2009 6:19 am

Nice work on that radio Noel Very Happy , Looks mega nice !

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Post  Ruben Lopez on Fri Jul 10, 2009 3:29 pm

Congratulations on a very clean scratch building Noel. Did you make the clamps for the wires or are they PE?

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Post  Noel-Petroni on Fri Jul 10, 2009 9:49 pm

Thanks all!



driver2 Today at 2:29 pm

Congratulations on a very clean scratch building Noel. Did you make the clamps for the wires or are they PE?

Ruben

They are made from lead foil. I like to use lead foil... it bends nicely.

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Post  domin on Fri Jul 10, 2009 9:55 pm

Cool work noel,

Very fine build and that is one of my favourites.

Congrats.

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Post  Bob Letterman on Fri Jul 10, 2009 9:57 pm

Great Start Noel!

I always enjoy watching your builds progress! Man, you are really good at what you do!

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Post  Cheyenne on Sat Jul 11, 2009 1:32 pm

Nice scratch work on the radio .
I too was very suprised to see the Tam figs in my kit , I was expecting to see the " usual " but these guys are very nice .

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Post  Noel-Petroni on Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:41 am

Domin....thank you for you kind comment.
Bob...thank you......never believed that one day you will be commenting on my work! You were and still are, an inspiration to me!
Glenn ...thank you.... I did however build up a bit with milliput the back of the guy with the coat....he was very skinny!


This morning (Sunday) I did some airbrush paint on the interior.

Base Paint
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Pre shading
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More dark shading and highlights
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Base paint again
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Pre shading
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Highlights and darker shading
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Base paint again
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Paints used
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Post  Kreighshoer on Sun Jul 12, 2009 11:04 am

you show us a mighty fine paintjob here noel! very helpful and inspirational! cheers
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Post  Noel-Petroni on Sun Jul 12, 2009 5:02 pm

Thanks, Laura! Very Happy

I did some work on one of the interior side panels.

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I got tired after a while....but I still need to add some stuff...like pin washes and see what needs to be done...
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Post  Ruben Lopez on Sun Jul 12, 2009 6:39 pm

Nice work Noel.

The preshading and highlights add dimension to the model from the very beginning. And your scratches and detailing enhance the weathering very well. Don't forget to put some metal in the latches of the boxes because they look too new.

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Post  Noel-Petroni on Sun Jul 12, 2009 10:14 pm

Don't forget to put some metal in the latches of the boxes because they look too new.

Ruben

Thanks, Ruben! That was not on the list and I agree with you.... I'll take care of them!

The wash I applied is one developed by Verlinden........ at least I think it was, cos that's where I got it from! It consists of a heavy wash and dabbing it with a tissue paper (Verlinden said with a "lint-free cloth").

Wash aplied
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Removing by dubbing action
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Result
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Top lateral sides and box tops have a wash applied. The floor has no wash
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Sprockets on the left have a wash the ones on the right have no wash
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Post  Dragunov on Sun Jul 12, 2009 11:19 pm

What a great Wespe, the paintwork, again is stunning! For me you are the master of paint chipping I love the way you do it! Also thank for the SBS on the paint work I and a lot of us at T&T can learn a lot!

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Post  Tancred on Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:36 am

Master Noel,

Great work again! And your progress is impressive, you make it look so easy. Thanks for taking so many photos, as Erik said it helps a lot.

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Post  domin on Mon Jul 13, 2009 10:23 pm

Very good work Noel, I like your style. I like your color choice and finish.

Cheers

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Post  Jenny Ryan on Tue Jul 14, 2009 4:49 am

It is similar to the way that Bob Letterman uses washes , It is a filter & wash in one Very Happy .

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Post  Ruben Lopez on Tue Jul 14, 2009 5:58 am

Excellent finish Noel, Excellent!

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Post  Dundee Dude on Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:16 am

Taking notes here, Noel-san.

study geek bounce
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Post  Dragunov on Tue Jul 14, 2009 1:36 pm

Hi Noel,

In the SBS you said you didn't apply a wash to the floor, are you going to do that? And if not what is the reason?

Looking good!

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Post  Noel-Petroni on Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:38 pm

First of all thank you all for your comments

by Dragunov on Tue Jul 14, 2009 12:36 pm

Hi Noel,

In the SBS you said you didn't apply a wash to the floor, are you going to do that? And if not what is the reason?

Looking good!

Erik

No, Erik..... I didn't explain myself well....sorry. I left the floor without a wash to show the difference between washed panels and not! Very Happy

Here is the washed floor! I'll probably attend to it more ...maybe apply a wash of Yellow Ochre+White oil paint....still thinking:scratch:
Noel's Build: Wespe (Started the BASE) - Page 2 PB-int

and the right side with MG fitted. The MP40 is of the kit.... don't like it...no crisp detail
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