Vintage Estes Orbital Interceptor Build with Brodak

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After my Baby Bertha and Brodak balsa sealer, I figured I should try the balsa sealer on vintage porous balsa. The Orbital Interceptor is a vintage kit with old parts but all useable minus the rubber shock cord.

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Once again the sealer brushed on great and I cannot believe how easy this sealer is to sand even when compared to Aerogloss balsa sealer. I really like the look of a built vintage rocket with sealed bare balsa and cardboard.

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After four coats of Brodak balsa sealer I sprayed one coat of non filler primer. This primer is great and is not a filler primer so I don't have to sand after spraying, just add the top coat and I am done. The balsa sealer worked great once again and wish I would have been using for the last 10 years.

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After the primer dried overnight I shot Krylon Acryli Quik white over the primer, let dry overnight and masked and shot Krylon Acryli Quik Royal Blue. I am hoping to have the decals on tomorrow.

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I finished adding the decals today and she is ready to go.......A fun build. At the same time I finished two of my vintage Monogram builds.

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Sweet! I've still got a couple bottles of the AeroGloss Filler left to use, but you've got me looking forward to the Brodak brand.
 
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