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This is revells kit straight out the box. Got it for xmas when it first came out (!) After numerous attempts at spraying it I put it away until a couple months ago. I some fairy power spray to strip the pain of, and after a good sand it was good enough to paint. There were several layers of paint on it!
Body colour is a ford colour and the interiror is citadel paints skull white with bleached bone aka cream tuck n roll. Theres a few scuffs on it as i dropped something and it got hit :( The fender skirts didnt want to sit right either. Oh well its done and on the shelf. I'd do a better job if i got the kit again. I hhad everything except the body painted years a go and added the cream to the tuck n roll more recently to add come detail to the interior. I also bare metal foiled the window trims.









 

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Something I hadn't done before was add a black wash to the panel/door gaps to add detail. Simple but effective I think.
 

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Looks good and I definitely think the wash works, I've not tried it yet but will do on my next light coloured build.
 

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I have dozens of unfinished models, that are waiting to be re-erected,
but your Merc turned out nice.
.....nope, turned out Great ! :tup:

Liking the traditional red and white colour scheme.

Wash idea for panel gaps is a personal favourite.
I use a dark shade of the body colour, which defines the gap without it looking too deep.
 

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Cool, i have started one of these mercs but from an actual 50's kit i found on ebay years ago. as i paint cars for a living, i tried out painting the shell in water base paint and lacquer. Came out awesome after plastic priming first. Yours looks great!
 
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