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Postby Morris » Sun Nov 21, 2021 12:56 pm

Now working on an oldie - A Revell Hornet in Doolittle Raid colours - it’s in an odd scale, 1/462 or something near that - flash and seams galore to clean up. Working on it out of sequence a bit to paint it….so added the prop shafts and housings before painting ….
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Started the underwater hull colours with a maroon base…
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Next layered on a hull red colour
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Final red coat dusted on…
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Re: Revell CV-8 Hornet

Postby Morris » Mon Nov 22, 2021 9:52 pm

Continued with the hull painting to match the actual Hornet scheme at the time of the raid…..
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Painted the hull…
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Continued with the below flight deck substructure and decks..
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Re: Revell CV-8 Hornet

Postby Morris » Tue Nov 23, 2021 11:38 pm

Added the 5” guns, life rafts and continued the deck blue paint on the items added to the hull…the rafts should be sea grey but I used weathered yellow to break up the grey scheme…
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Re: Revell CV-8 Hornet

Postby number1 » Wed Nov 24, 2021 7:11 pm

Watching with interest, love a ship build :dance:
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Re: Revell CV-8 Hornet

Postby Morris » Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:18 pm

Thx number 1 …..continued the hull work and the stand/base. Flight deck next…
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Re: Revell CV-8 Hornet

Postby Morris » Tue Nov 30, 2021 10:09 pm

Test fitting flight deck after painting it. Will remove it and add the the catwalks around the perimeter. The start the upper island superstructure. Everything straight from the box.
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Re: Revell CV-8 Hornet

Postby Morris » Wed Dec 01, 2021 11:40 pm

Now fitted the perimeter catwalks on the underside of the flight deck. Then I had a bit of an adventure getting the assembly to sit level - finally got some of the assembly to settle. Now on to the bridge which is old Revell and has some warped parts to fix….
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