Saturday 20 November 2021

Finest Hour Luftwaffe Fighter Staffel

 

After what seems like ages, I finally got the time to prepare and magnet base the Bf109's for the Finest Hour project, along with a single Ju88 and Do17 for reconnaissance missions. I took the opportunity to bash together a new painting jig too, as my old bit of panel pinned mdf has seen better days. The planes have now been spray undercoated in Halfords matt white primer to key in the paint, so I'm all set up for some painting, starting with the Hurricanes for No27 Squadron. Tally Ho!

3 comments:

  1. Do you use magnets at this stage to hold them in place? I only ask since I did, but found the aircraft move/fall off quite a bit while painting.

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  2. Yes I do but I tend to attach them to something pretty solid like a metal tin lid when painting, rather than just use the panel pins.

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  3. Thanks. Yes. I have tried that and it seems a sensible option. I just wondered if I was missing a trick.

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