Repairing paint on replaced fin

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  1. Aug 7, 2018 #31

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    I have so many stories of regret from going back to "fix" what was already fixed. I can totally relate. Each time I eventually did the same as you can called it done lol.
     
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    That guy's got potential. One day he may make something of himself.
     
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    There was an old lady who swallowed a fly.......
     
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    There was an old lady who swallowed a spider.
    That wriggled and jiggled and wiggled inside her.

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  6. Aug 9, 2018 #36

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    I'm at the "dog" stage, approximately. Trying to cut my losses before advancing to the horse.
     
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    Well, you know the old saying, "If the horse throws you, get back on and try again". Saddle up biatch....;)
     
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    Food for thought. If anyone actually produced an Iris-T missile, it is almost inevitable that your model will look better than theirs after both have their first flights ;)
     
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    Also, “real” bombs and missiles may not have the same quality of paint job as the show room models. 4518181F-02EC-4433-88A6-5E9D79EE3C8C.jpeg
     
  10. Aug 30, 2018 #40

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    Here's the final result. I can't tell if the Tamiya white putty helped, or if it's just that I applied several more layers of touch-up paint, but I think overall it is noticeably better than what I had before in post 22.

    Fixes-final-2.jpg Fixes-final-1.jpg

    This is actually the first fin repair I've made where I've tried to also repair the paint. Clearly this is an area where I have much to learn, but in this case I'm satisfied (enough) with the result.
     
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