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95bravo
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Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2005 - 10:26 AM UTC
After seeing Tom's progress on his 688, I was inspired to get on the stick with my own stuff. As you can see, this is one of the Ohios I've been working on. I thought I had done a better job at filling the rings, but it would seem that would be a big "NO". I'd also hoped that the primer would fill the areas that the putty didn't, but again I was denied....

I can see now that this will not turn out looking as nice as Darryl's. While I had the primer out, I went ahead and primed the Seaview to look for seams or anything else I might have missed.
In respects to the observation area, I haven't decided if I should mask out the windows and paint the frames or just paint the whole thing over and then go back through and paint the windows black or a really dark blue.

Other than that, as you can gather, I'm unhappy with my work on this Ohio.











See ya around!
Steve
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Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2005 - 02:39 PM UTC
Oh yeah the Seaview! I wish SciFi Channel would play the reruns.
11Charlie
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Posted: Sunday, April 24, 2005 - 06:11 PM UTC
Looking good Steve. I hope to find out soon how I did on filling the rings on my Ohio. I'm sure a coat of primer will be the tell all...I just wish I could find some time to work on it! Darn homework for college is killing nearly every second of my modeling time. Of course if I would stay off the big "A" and work on the sub, it might be done by now.
95bravo
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Posted: Monday, April 25, 2005 - 01:48 AM UTC
Finals will be rolling around here in a couple of weeks....correct? Then it's clear sailing...unless you're taking summer courses. But hey, you should have about a three week break until then!

I would suspect that you're awash in busy work given the time of the semester.

Hang in there buddy!
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Posted: Monday, April 25, 2005 - 02:38 AM UTC
That's part of the delay in getting my "Boise" done. I also thought that one time of fill, plus primer would fill in the rings, but NOOOOOO. I think the old expression "third time's the charm" is about right!

Tom
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Posted: Monday, April 25, 2005 - 07:06 AM UTC
Yeah, Who would have thought that there would be so much shrinkage. I've looked over my other Ohio and it appears that I've filled the rings and I shouldn't have the same result, but then again, I thought the same about the first one. I guess the acid test will be in the form of the primer.

The problem is, the clock is ticking and I need to finish these up!

So many models so little time

Steve