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Sovereign Replicas Enterprise 1701-E
1/650th Scale

Clicketh here for the redoutable page 1Click here for page 2 if you feel so inclined mate.Hit it here for the page 3 thingPage 4 can be got to by clicking here...honestPage 5...here...i kid thee not...Egad Brain...we can get to page six by clicking here...Narf!Page 7, light on words, heavy on picsGood grief, page 8Click here and you will find youself at page 9, hopefullyPage 10...double figures...good eh?

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Now let's see if this works...

Hello, Good Evening And Welcome To The Hell Hole!

Howdo all.

Well it's one of them make or break times but a bit of an important one.

The masking carries on with attaching all the bits from the splendid masks supplied by Richard at Sovereign Replicas along with a fair wedge of common or garden masking tape.

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As a wee assist to the tape with having to make sure it's firmly in place in the deeper parts of the model surface, simply done tool which is nothing more complex than a cocktail stick or toothpick if you will with the end shaped.

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So all major masking done and just concentrating on the pinstriped areas of the top saucer, time for the paint flingin' to begin.

To be honest, it's simply done. First a very lightly airbrushed coat of Revell matt 43 then using the same masks as used on the light grey area, the large mask was used and the airbrush loaded with a mix of Revell matt 43 and SM374 in 1/1 ratio and applied lightly.

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That done, the aztec masking removed, the small mask sheet selected and then the lot airbrushed with Revell SM 374.

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So, the paneling broken up just a little bit, time to turn to the area inbetween...
Quickly and easily masked off, the base colour is Revell matt 47 and using the larger mask again, a simple load of some Revell SM374 lightly airbrushed.

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I Take All That Time And Trouble To Put It On...
Then I Go And Take It All Off...
What's That All About..?

Well actually, it's all about this...

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So, was all the soddin' about worth it? Well some may say yea or nay but for me, you bet it bloody well was!!

It has turned out pretty much as I hoped it would which is always a bonus.
Perfect it is not but it certainly fits the bill and I think a coat of varnish will improve the differing tones in the paintwork but that's for later. For now, two large pics for your viewing pleasure and that's all from me for this update.

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Much masking and painting to be done as we start to see the finish line somewhere in the far distance. We will get there fairly soon I hope.

Until next update time, take care, good luck, good health, good god and go easy.

Clicketh here for the redoutable page 1Click here for page 2 if you feel so inclined mate.Hit it here for the page 3 thingPage 4 can be got to by clicking here...honestPage 5...here...i kid thee not...Egad Brain...we can get to page six by clicking here...Narf!Page 7, light on words, heavy on picsGood grief, page 8Click here and you will find youself at page 9, hopefullyPage 10...double figures...good eh?

Page 11, Second line of pages, We not done yet it would seem!Page 12, Feel like I been here before somehowYep it's that unlucky for some number, however nothing went wrong...Page 14, nice to be backPage 15...the silly stuff begins herePage 16, Makin' progress for oncePage 17, Al good bleary eyed buggerin' aboutPage 18, Lookin' goodPage 19, Just some fiddlin' about ya knowPage 20, Only a few more pages...honest!

Page 21, still goings on going onPage 22 Done with the bulk of itPage 23, Almost on the last knockings...Page 24, Well that's the grunt work donePage 25, Slow but surePage 26, Endgame

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