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PostSubject: Re: International Prostar Big Rig.   Sun 05 Jan 2014, 10:41

Now listen up my friend. Nothing ventured, nothing gained. That's something I have been learning with my armour and dio builds in the last few months.

Make up a thin brown wash and apply it to the engine. The very worst that can happen is you have to strip it down and re-do it. (But that won't happen anyway)


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PostSubject: Re: International Prostar Big Rig.   Mon 06 Jan 2014, 16:37

Brent, just got the latest issue of Scale Auto magazine today. It has a review of the Moebius ProStar kit. It is worth a look at.

They generally liked the kit, but noted some fit issues and an inaccurate dash, as the dash is set up for an auto trans, and the kit equipped with a manual. They did love the chromed parts, the wood-grain decals for the interior and snap-in windows. Cab fit to the chassis was also an issue for them.

The photos do show a nicely detailed engine that has been "muddied up" with a wash!
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PostSubject: Re: International Prostar Big Rig.   Tue 07 Jan 2014, 19:56

LOL OK OK I'll give it a shot :-).
Going to see if I can find the SA magazine and check it out.
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PostSubject: Re: International Prostar Big Rig.   Thu 09 Jan 2014, 01:01

Awesome work so far Brent! 001 
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PostSubject: Re: International Prostar Big Rig.   Thu 09 Jan 2014, 09:06

You might want to try pastel chalks or ladies facial makeup and dust it on with a brush. The effects can be stunning. Seems to be a different approach than mixing and applying a wash.
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PostSubject: Re: International Prostar Big Rig.   Fri 10 Jan 2014, 08:15

Clean and beautiful job!
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PostSubject: Re: International Prostar Big Rig.   Sat 26 Apr 2014, 11:58

I kinda fell off the wagon with the build. Started doing the interior and hatted the colors I picked out . Had to make a trip to the hobby shop and just never got around to it.

So here it is after the repaint.








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PostSubject: Re: International Prostar Big Rig.   Sat 26 Apr 2014, 14:41

Brent, nice color combination on the interior .... chocolate brown and tan. Looks great, and the level of detail on the interior engraving is high, so your paint detailing made it all come to life. Keep up the good work.
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PostSubject: Re: International Prostar Big Rig.   Sat 26 Apr 2014, 16:46

Ditto what Pete said.
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PostSubject: Re: International Prostar Big Rig.   Sat 26 Apr 2014, 19:56

Thanks guys.
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PostSubject: Re: International Prostar Big Rig.   Sun 27 Apr 2014, 17:33

Good interior colors! I'm surprised the dash isn't as complicated and dial loaded as I would expect. Thanx for the step-by-step build and how you're doing!
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PostSubject: Re: International Prostar Big Rig.   Mon 28 Jul 2014, 11:22

 
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PostSubject: Re: International Prostar Big Rig.   Wed 06 Aug 2014, 03:24

Brown interiors don't work for me. Until now. That combo really works!

Good call on the colours.

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