[WWI] French Blue

Ray B fokkereiv at gmail.com
Sun Feb 18 14:10:18 EST 2007


Although its a little fussy to do, why not airbrush the roundels on.  I 
was surprised how easy it was to do,  and I didn't have the worry of 
whether the decal solutions would wreck the decal.... Which has happened 
more than a few times to me.

Matt Bittner wrote:
> On Sun, 18 Feb 2007 12:43:30 +0000, Michael Kendix wrote:
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>> I really like the so-called lighter or duller blue, such as that used by 
>> Americal-Gryphon.  However, I guess the problem is if you have to use the 
>> kit's decals, you need to have a paint to match up to do the tail stripes 
>> and touch-ups etc.
>>     
>
> Exactly.  Since I've had problems with A/G's roundels in the past, and
> since they're gone no one else is doing WW1 decals in 1/72nd, we're
> stuck with matching what the manufacturers offer.
>
> With A/G out of the picture, WW1 modeling has taken a step toward the
> way it was years ago.  Sad, since no one is likely to "step up to the
> plate" to take A/G's place.
>
>
> Matt Bittner
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