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Tron Light Cycle: finished

I’m not happy with it, but it’s done and I just want to move on…

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Light Cycle: t-minus 1

I put a bit of work into the Light Cycle over the past few days, and I will finally have it finished tomorrow. I have re-done the windows a bit darker, did the little red bits I missed and gloss … Continue reading

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Light Cycle: we continue

Still pushing on. Did the dark grey wheel centres (not so easy to mark off), but it seems to have turned out okay(ish). And seeing as it was Sunday, I managed to spend a bit more time filling, sanding and … Continue reading

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Light Cycle: base fillin’ & sandin’

So I’ve not had much time, but I have managed to fill and sand the Light Cycle base a bit more. You can see in the image I have been using some course paper to rub and I am slowly … Continue reading

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Light Cycle: base

So, I decided to make a base for my Light Cycle, and just like that, I have restarted this too. I’ve been working on this for the same amount of time as the Light Cycle, so while my paint is … Continue reading

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Light Cycle: getting there…

I’ve been doing some work this week on the Light Cycle, although I’m trying to give the paint a few days before masking anything off. You can see how easily the masking tape can flake paint off. I’ve tried a … Continue reading

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Light Cycle: not forgotten

No sir. Still working on it, albeit quite slowly as Zelda on my 3DS is demanding my attention.

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Light Cycle: redone some

Well, today I redid the black window sections and a bit of the red too. It’s cleaned up some of the problems, but the red paint is hellish delicate, so I have gloss coated it and am going to let … Continue reading

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Light Cycle: more red (too much?)

So, I deepened the red on the light cycle. Not sure if I’ve made it too thick, but I was trying to get a shiny coating, not just a smear of paint. So, time to remove the masking tape and … Continue reading

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Light Cycle: red

First thing today was to paint the section I want to be a lighter red with white. I did start the clear red painting, but I found the chrome had taken too many knocks and scrapes, so decided to re-chrome … Continue reading

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Light Cycle: windows

So I masked the window sections for painting with my Alclad Smoke Black stuff. So I let the paint dry, then gloss coated it again for protection, then let it dry for several hours. To my horror, when I peeled … Continue reading

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Light Cycle: chrome

So I have now chromed the Light Cycle and gloss coated again, ready to start the smoke black windows tomorrow.

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Light Cycle: silver paint

So I masked off all the non-silver parts of the cycle and sprayed with Mr Color Silver with some Flat Base added to dull it down. So it looks like the first lot of masking has worked okay. So, due … Continue reading

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Light Cycle: wrong paint

Well, it seems my Alclad base paints simply couldn’t adhere to the resin of the kit. In my desperation I switched to my Mr Color black and it seemed to work. All the arsing around does seem to have had … Continue reading

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Light Cycle: major issues

Right, so I decided to build the Light Cycle before painting as there were some large gaps that I wanted to fill. This will make painting harder, but I should be able to mask things off efficiently enough. So, kit … Continue reading

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