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Thunderbird 4: Finished

I sometimes wonder why I bother. My TB4 isn’t terrible (especially considering it wasn’t the best kit to begin with), but I’m still not happy. My weathering is way too severe (as always).

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Thunderbird 4: Flat coat

As with all my models so far, this is not going great. I decided to flat coat it with Testors Dullcote before moving onto the next weathering stage. You can also see how hopeless the stickers are (as well as … Continue reading

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Thunderbird 4: Painting

So I have finished painting the model (nearly) and gloss coated it. My masking for the red lines wasn’t perfect and a couple of little bits need fixed here and there. Next step is to stick the sticker things on … Continue reading

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Thunderbird 4: Progress?

So, first thing to do is stick it all together: Next would be the application of some disolved putty and some stern rubbing down of the joins as the kit isn’t the best fit (not too bad though). From there … Continue reading

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Thunderbird 4

Well, my next model is a 1992 Thunderbird 4 kit from Bandai. It looks pretty simple, so I’ll see how it goes.  

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Scopedog: Woes

I’ve sort of gone back to my Scopedog kit while I am awaiting my new one (the 2001 Space Clipper). I learned the hard way that the Alclad finishes need some gentle handling. As you can see from the image … Continue reading

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