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FineMolds 1/72 Naboo Starfighter
Harry_at_BFM
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Posted: Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 05:43 PM UTC
FineMolds 1/72 Naboo Starfighter

Well here we go again another Star Wars kit.

Harry_at_BFM
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Posted: Friday, May 12, 2017 - 03:09 AM UTC
A little clean-up work done.
This is a very nice little kit.

Harry_at_BFM
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Posted: Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 05:13 AM UTC
I tried to do the base the same as in the movie with the two types of marble flooring.
Hope it looks okay???
After the paint dries for a few days, I will put on a coat of X-22 and see how it looks.




Painted the yellow-orange and a coat of gloss black, had a bit of an oops on the upper wing forward fuselage area sanded it back and will give a recoat before attempting the chrome finish.

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Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 10:13 AM UTC
i haven't seen many of these built, so this should be quite interesting
RussellE
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Posted: Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 03:21 PM UTC
ooo-I'm so onboard for this build!

I managed to scrounge one of these off Ebay and am very interested to see how it builds up!

Russ
Harry_at_BFM
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Posted: Monday, May 15, 2017 - 02:26 PM UTC
Parts fit is very good, Rusell.

I bought every chrome paint I could find and will do a test on the Gunze GX2 super black(which BTW is a great paint goes down super smooth, just donít sneeze on it when itís still wet) to see which chrome looks best.
RussellE
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Posted: Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 03:42 PM UTC
Hi Harry

did you consider some of the adhesive metal finishes you can get these days?
Harry_at_BFM
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Posted: Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 05:50 AM UTC
Hi Russell,

Yes, the foils. Over the years, I have made a right mess of them. We just do not get along.