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PostSubject: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4    Tue 31 Oct 2017, 9:15 pm

Never tried a truck before but saw this and had some birthday money soon,
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PostSubject: Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4    Fri 03 Nov 2017, 7:22 pm

Not sure what's happening here. Trying to paint the rad and fan blade washed the sprue as normal in soapy water but the paint won't stick I've primed it and taken it off 3 times (other parts on the same sprue were fine first time) the rad and the fan blade just won't seem to take the paint (it looks like a grease problem) I've scrubbed it with meths even but still get the same problem.
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PostSubject: Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4    Sat 04 Nov 2017, 3:40 pm

Looks like a kit I never saw. I'm looking forward to seeing it completed. As a suggestion, how about soaking in a weak bleach solution?
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PostSubject: Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4    Sat 04 Nov 2017, 5:04 pm

And if the bleach solute doesn't work maybe try 'washing' the part in enamel paint thinner. The only other option that comes to mind is lightly sanding off the top layer of plastic on the part. Best of luck!
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PostSubject: Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4    Sat 04 Nov 2017, 7:18 pm

Hi all well ciff seems to have done the job so I've done some weathering on the engine and chassis.




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PostSubject: Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4    Mon 06 Nov 2017, 12:07 am

Great start! The engine looks good and the weathering is very nice, especially on the rad.
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PostSubject: Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4    Thu 09 Nov 2017, 8:39 pm

Hi all here is the next instalment.



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PostSubject: Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4    Fri 10 Nov 2017, 9:54 am

That looks cool.
Hmmm. That'd make a nice Apocalyptic assault vehicle.

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PostSubject: Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4    Fri 10 Nov 2017, 1:31 pm

Lookin' good so far. popcorn
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PostSubject: Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4    Mon 13 Nov 2017, 8:26 pm

Some more work on the chassis.




It's a nicely detailed kit.
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PostSubject: Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4    Tue 14 Nov 2017, 11:10 am

Looks like a very cool kit....nice work.
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PostSubject: Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4    Tue 14 Nov 2017, 6:10 pm

Great progress! The details and weathering are lovely.
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PostSubject: Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4    Tue 14 Nov 2017, 7:36 pm

Great job so far.
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PostSubject: Re: Revell 1/24 HLF20 Varus 4x4    Thu 16 Nov 2017, 8:51 pm

Hi all done a bit more to this super detailed chassis (Not done a truck before I'm amazed how much detail there is just in the chassis) I think I'm only about half way through it.

I've started on the cab also. I used foil on the roof

I think it looks too clean so I weathered it a bit and added some other details.

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