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Old 17-04-2012, 08:17 PM   #31
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I use my own DIY spray booth, which you can see in the photos above, some brown cardboard box. Commando style like how? Haha


Nice. You should take photos of your works and upload them!!!

I can guarantee you'll be satisfied with the result of airbrushing. It gives you such a smooth paint surface.
Bro. Regarding about spray booth. You can diy a cheap one urself. On a long run and for health purpose. As the paints and thinner we modelers used are toxic in alot of ways. Cements and putty are all toxic too. U can pm me on how to built one. Or u can get a good one from Bernard. He confirm got lobang to get you a decent one. Won't take up too much space. When you wanna spray then open the spray booth up. If not can be kept aside folded up.
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Old 17-04-2012, 08:21 PM   #32
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Nice stealth plane you got there.
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Old 17-04-2012, 09:31 PM   #33
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Nice stealth plane you got there.
Thanks dude.
Looking good my friend experimenting with different colourings and scheme is good. Makes the model kit you are builting your own. Never be afraid to explore and try out different skills. I built sci-fic kits more even though i used to dwell in armor kits. Seeing you thread really spike up my fire to get into armor again.
Thanks. That's good to hear!

Bro. Regarding about spray booth. You can diy a cheap one urself. On a long run and for health purpose. As the paints and thinner we modelers used are toxic in alot of ways. Cements and putty are all toxic too. U can pm me on how to built one. Or u can get a good one from Bernard. He confirm got lobang to get you a decent one. Won't take up too much space. When you wanna spray then open the spray booth up. If not can be kept aside folded up.
You built yourself one before? Yeah my DIY spray booth is actually foldable, and I can fit my 73cm long ship inside.



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Old 18-04-2012, 06:37 PM   #34
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I can guarantee you'll be satisfied with the result of airbrushing. It gives you such a smooth paint surface.
lol..i stick to paint brushing cos the tanks in SG have them brushstrokes!

armored crew use large paintbrushes (agar about 3inches wide) to dip into cans and brush away..so real SG tanks wun b nicely sprayed unless they are newly arrived L4A1s frm Germany (wud still b spotting the signature camo color scheme)

My Lockheed F-117A stealth figher is completed! Duration 1 week.

I wouldn't say I'm fully satisfied with the pattern I did, but oh well, didn't want to paint it black as it's too normal. It was a good experience though.

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V nice!

Looking good my friend experimenting with different colourings and scheme is good. Makes the model kit you are builting your own. Never be afraid to explore and try out different skills. I built sci-fic kits more even though i used to dwell in armor kits. Seeing you thread really spike up my fire to get into armor again.
man..i have too many boxes awaiting paintjobs!
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Old 18-04-2012, 06:39 PM   #35
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Thanks dude.

Thanks. That's good to hear!


You built yourself one before? Yeah my DIY spray booth is actually foldable, and I can fit my 73cm long ship inside.



Urs is ok for short time usage. But you might want to get one that help draw out the fumes created when you use your airbrush.

This one is a ready to use type. But cost alot more.
Gunpla SG

Or you could built one just like this for alot cheaper price.
[D.I.Y] Spray Booth

I built mine base on these infomations too.
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Old 22-04-2012, 07:52 PM   #36
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lol..i stick to paint brushing cos the tanks in SG have them brushstrokes!

armored crew use large paintbrushes (agar about 3inches wide) to dip into cans and brush away..so real SG tanks wun b nicely sprayed unless they are newly arrived L4A1s frm Germany (wud still b spotting the signature camo color scheme)



V nice!



man..i have too many boxes awaiting paintjobs!
lol thanks. yeah painting really does take a lot of time, more than the cementing.

Urs is ok for short time usage. But you might want to get one that help draw out the fumes created when you use your airbrush.

This one is a ready to use type. But cost alot more.
Gunpla SG

Or you could built one just like this for alot cheaper price.
[D.I.Y] Spray Booth

I built mine base on these infomations too.
That's a nice DIY booth. Might try it one day when I have the time.
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Old 22-04-2012, 07:54 PM   #37
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F-14A Tomcat

Time to start on my new model.

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Old 22-04-2012, 08:16 PM   #38
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lol..i stick to paint brushing cos the tanks in SG have them brushstrokes!

armored crew use large paintbrushes (agar about 3inches wide) to dip into cans and brush away..so real SG tanks wun b nicely sprayed unless they are newly arrived L4A1s frm Germany (wud still b spotting the signature camo color scheme)
normally the veh goes to the unit, the armor crew used till the paint scratched then will use brush over it to cover the scratches....... but if sent back to engineering, they might do a strip and then full spray over, especially if its going for NDP....

NS Tankie here......
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Old 22-04-2012, 10:45 PM   #39
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wow TS you really inspire me

i just bought 3 kits last month, a F16 C/D, F4 Phantom and AV8B Harrier all in 1/72 scale.

haven't been doing these for >20 years, now hand itchy and after seeing your thread, i have been even more poisoned...

nice photos and nice work on the kits. keep it up!
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Old 24-04-2012, 10:40 AM   #40
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normally the veh goes to the unit, the armor crew used till the paint scratched then will use brush over it to cover the scratches....... but if sent back to engineering, they might do a strip and then full spray over, especially if its going for NDP....

NS Tankie here......
hahaha..dats the thing..oni might full spray, unless major events like NDP..furthermore..paintbrushing minimizes the spraying hazards..lol
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wow TS you really inspire me

i just bought 3 kits last month, a F16 C/D, F4 Phantom and AV8B Harrier all in 1/72 scale.

haven't been doing these for >20 years, now hand itchy and after seeing your thread, i have been even more poisoned...

nice photos and nice work on the kits. keep it up!
haha that's great. yeah you should really resume your building. thanks a lot
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My Tomcat is taking its shape!

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Old 01-05-2012, 12:57 PM   #43
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Check out my DIY shelf.

The blue print.



Using double layers of cardboard for shelf to add strength.



Cutting styrofoam to act as the "pillars".



Used duct tape (which really works) to tape the styrofoam to the cardboard.



The final product! Gonna spray it black!

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Old 01-05-2012, 07:08 PM   #44
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The cockpit seats of my F-14A Tomcat.



I put weights (blue tag) at the front of the plane for balance, as the back is too heavy.



The front.

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let me join in the fray..... hope you dont mind

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