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 Sedona Photos

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Sedona Photos
« on: Jan 31, 2021, 11:24 PM »
Vicki and I did a quick photo shoot in Sedona, the weather was great and the hike was very pleasant.













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Dala Aran


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Re: Sedona Photos
« Reply #1 on: Jan 31, 2021, 11:33 PM »
Fantastic kits both of you!
Does Vicky have a wip I can check out?

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Re: Sedona Photos
« Reply #2 on: Jan 31, 2021, 11:48 PM »
There is one on our local clan page but I can answered any questions you have here in detail.

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Re: Sedona Photos
« Reply #3 on: Jan 31, 2021, 11:52 PM »
Are her chest plates 3d print? And what paint was used? Her kit looks nice and shiny metallic?

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Re: Sedona Photos
« Reply #4 on: Feb 01, 2021, 04:08 PM »
I 3D printed almost all of the parts in both kits in PETG on FDM machines including the chest piece.
The paint/finishing process was:
Power wet sand 100G
2 coats of UV SLA resin
Power wet sand 100G
3 heavy coats of filler primer
wet sand manually 320G
3 heavy coats of filler primer
wet sand manually 320G
2 coats of Duplicolor Automotive metallic gray
3 coats of clear
wet sand
final clear coat

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Re: Sedona Photos
« Reply #5 on: Feb 01, 2021, 04:33 PM »
wow, that's quite the process. Did you find the clear coat dulled the metallic gray?  Duplicolor clear coat?

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Re: Sedona Photos
« Reply #6 on: Feb 02, 2021, 10:35 PM »
No, not at all. The affect you are referring to typically only occurs with "chrome" paints. If you experience this problem you can re introduce more luster by doing a quick graphite rub over the clear. That's what I did on the cheeks and mouth of my helmet, seen in the photos.

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Re: Sedona Photos
« Reply #7 on: Feb 03, 2021, 05:01 PM »
great kits, awesome pictures, love your helmet great finish on the rook.

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