Finally several parts have received some colour. First parts with colour were the wheels. According to the instructions from Revell the wheels should be painted aluminium. The Revell (and Tamiya) aluminium colour was a bit too light to my taste when compared to the colour in the reference images. So I opted for Alclad 101 Aluminium over grey primer (Tamiya Fine Surface Primer). I also drilled a hole in each wheel and inserted a piece of 0.8 mm wire to simulate the tire valve. I already put the tires on the wheels. All I need to do now is put some tire decals on and give the wheels a light weathering. As there are no tire decals present on the kit decalsheet (shame on you Good Year) I bought some aftermarket decals. As I was on a roll, I also painted the exhausts. According to the instructions they should be painted chrome silver. I suppose that's correct for the end pipes, but I'm not so sure about the first part of the exhaust connected to the engine. But a
This blog is a continuation of my original website. It is devoted (mainly) to my plastic scale modelling activities.