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Traveling Models

Post by Scotaidh » Sat Jun 25, 2016 12:40 pm

Does anyone have any pictures of the Traveling Models?

As the initiator of this absurdity, I'm kinda curious to know How It All Turned Out -
what the models looked like,
their purported purpose,
and their disposition (who ended up taking what home)
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Post by Lonewolf » Sat Jul 02, 2016 5:54 pm

The Lake Effect didn't win anything, but it was there, on display, with a notation that the model was a group build by modelers in different states.

I have a couple of photos, but I haven't had a chance to get them uploaded yet. We've been gone on vacation since last Saturday and just got home from camping for the past week.
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Post by Lonewolf » Tue Jul 05, 2016 9:40 pm

Here are the two photos I have of The Lake Effect on display.

Photo 1
Photo 2

I didn't have time to add cockpit detailing, so I ended up putting in clear acetate windows and then putting about six coats of Tamiya Clear Smoke on them, followed by another half-dozen coats of Future to level out the windows.

The base paint color (over light gray primer) was bright Tamiya Blue, with subsequent layers getting lighter to provide the illusion of depth. The final coats were progressively lighter coats of Tamiya white, lightened from just a hint of gray to almost pure white, to suggest layers of frost/wind-driven snow. I ended up taking the nozzle off my Paasche H airbrush and just letting the paint "spit" wherever it wanted to go.

The streaks on the top are Tamiya Weathering Powder. I also did some dry-brushing here and there.

Once I get moved, I'll get my portable photo studio set up and get better photos of the completed kit.
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Post by Scotaidh » Wed Jul 06, 2016 6:42 pm

She looks great! :) Well done, you! :)
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Post by Dr. Yo » Wed Jul 06, 2016 7:12 pm

That is pretty nifty looking. Well done, Travellers!
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Post by M3 » Mon Aug 08, 2016 3:02 pm

The Midwest model is still in a holding pattern for WF 2017. Gotta make that 800-model quota somehow...
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Post by Neb » Thu Aug 11, 2016 5:15 pm

M3 wrote:The Midwest model is still in a holding pattern for WF 2017. Gotta make that 800-model quota somehow...
I'd appreciate it... :8) :wink:
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