Minor/Repaint: Lame, but my first

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  1. Monte200

    Monte200 New Member

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    This is my first repaint. I know megs gets done to death, but I figured hed be the easiest to start learning since he doesnt have many colors. Now Ive learned some lessons here. Dont think Im going to use enamels anymore. They are just too messy. Im also wondering how some folks painted his left hand and the other part behind his neck (attached to back). seems the paint isnt wanting to dry. feels tacky. I used a dark flat gray for the base and alluminum for the primary. mixed gold with rust for the trim. And as you can tell Ive got lots of learning to do. Ive seen some great work here and thought Id show my meeger lame attempt. been practicing with my sons old broken toys and finally gave it a whirl.
     

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    IF_IR_IE_IE_ID USAF Seeker

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    good detailing, I still see some green though! heh
     
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    Very nice. The green is really just on the inside, so it won't be that noticeable.
     
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    I wouldn't call it lame... looks better than the original color!! Good work!
     
  5. Monte200

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    thanks guys. feel free to critique. I welcome the " you should haves/ what were you thinkings/"
     
  6. Andrew28b

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    use tamiya or another kind of acrylic paint for those soft plastic areas that you are having trouble with. but make sure no enamel paint is left on them
     
  7. Monte200

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    so its the enamel that stays tacky on the soft plastice pieces? Now i feel sheepish......
     
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    lame? are you kidding me? it's awesome!
     
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    looks good to me! dont give up on enamels :) 
     
  10. Solrac333

    Solrac333 G1 got it right!

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    Looks good.
     
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    big hank Resident Slacker-Basher

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    Monte, my only critique would be to contact a moderator and have the thread title changed. Seriously. There's no shame in that repaint right there!:thumbs2: 
     
  12. Monte200

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    the lame was meant for hoe everyone is doing megs. thank for the positives. just cant get his left hand to dry. d=so tacky feeling. even after a week. cant figure out a good way to get those hard green spots. thanks guys.
     
  13. spoonman

    spoonman Kitbasher extrordinaire!

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    Congrats on a bitchin' first! Looks very proffesional. Keep going and keep posting!
     

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