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  1. #466
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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    Thanks Rpc. The Astray is looking great. Looks like it goes together quite crisply. I am impressed.

    Blue Frame D ordered......

    ok and Blue frame second revise.......

    ok ok and BT Zoids Black Saber Tiger.........

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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark View Post
    thanks Rpc. The Astray is looking great. Looks like it goes together quite crisply. I am impressed.

    Blue Frame D ordered......

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    It is going together very nicely, having a play with wax True metal gold and gun paints, applied with a hairy stick.


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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    Quote Originally Posted by rockpopandchips View Post
    It's PLA so not sure how I'm going to smooth it out, filler or sanding the hell out of it. I think it might end up being a combination of the two. Any filler recommendations for sticking to PLA?
    I find sanding the heck out of it and then spraying it with multiple layers of filler primer helps. The few pieces i've really done, i usually lather it in putty, then sand it. Then i hit it with 2 in 1 Rustoleum primer.

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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    ok... dumb question. Can you paint over the wax true? It's looking good as well.

    Thanks for the decals pic, they look pretty good quality. I interestingly have some of the Lowe decals left from the MG build that are scaled up for the 1/60. In particular the Lowe Junk guild and the freaky "you are not alone" gibberish heart.

    Now I'm contemplating a Zoid, red saber tooth (well the black painted my lush red) as well....... it's like an out of control flow chart or basic programming with no loops back. Yes, No, if, then, else..... all lead to buying something and just spreading out.....

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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    Quote Originally Posted by Squee View Post
    I find sanding the heck out of it and then spraying it with multiple layers of filler primer helps. The few pieces i've really done, i usually lather it in putty, then sand it. Then i hit it with 2 in 1 Rustoleum primer.

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    Cheers mate, I thought as much. I did get a few extra parts to practise on and i tried a derelict on low speed using a grinding wheel and that worked quite well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark View Post
    ok... dumb question. Can you paint over the wax true?

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    Do you know I don't know, I will seal with a acrylic clear gloss and I should be able to paint over that if it dries properly.

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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    I would assume you can based on the vids of people testing the durability of the finish.

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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    Just zone dull WIP pics....





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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    I have been loking at reviews of that "True Metal" stuff. It looks good on your kit. I might have to try it out. Did you mask off or just go free hand?


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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    It's all just hand painted with a 00 round soft brush. No masking and it shows in one or two small spots.

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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    RPC, any more progress on the Nilson Works Red Frame?

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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    No sorry I have been side tracked scratching a sci-fi flying ship in a ian mcque style.

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    WIP.


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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    ohhhh this should be interesting.

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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    Quote Originally Posted by Mark View Post
    ohhhh this should be interesting.
    Cheers, I really enjoyed this type of building. Finished the 1/100 scale life boat ( Sky Ship).



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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    Cool looking ship(s)! I think i prefer your work on your own ideas than on gundams!


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    Re: RPC's WIP ~ my first MG's

    Love it. Do you sketch up concepts or just picture it and go with it?


 

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