F-2 model in 1/32 scale
Conversion from F-16 kits
Before painting, several layer of grey base coats were added to check for any errors in filling, sanding, panellines etc. This reveals all flaws. Several corrections were necessary. Below, the junction between the inboard "card" wing and fuselage and outher wing can be seen. Still some sanding is needed, but it is almost OK now.
Now there comes
up a problem. What are the correct colours of this plane?
no. 72 / Mr.Hobby Gunze Sangyo 56 medium blue for
the overall lower/upper
Now , these are rather basic indications and I took a look at the IPMS Stockholm color references
Still, it was
difficult to assess the correct colours. From other sources, I found suggestions
as to use FS35164 and FS35109. Suggestions were Gunze Sangyo 56 equivalent
to be Humbrol 144 (being about FS35164). For Gunze 54 = Humbrol 77 was
again at the vast array of paints and colour pictures, I first selected
the following paints:
Below, some detail in the main wheel
bays can be seen made from stretched sprue. Still to be further detailed.
Next steps are to apply the darker
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