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    markjthomson replied to the thread When dreams come true :).

    That so rocks - Well done!

    Sep 20, 2019 at 8:17 AM
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    markjthomson liked DaveG's post in the thread Needle Size.

    This might be just me, but I would say you are putting the cart in front of the horse, so to speak. I would recommend just getting the...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 8:23 PM
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    markjthomson liked AndreZA's post in the thread Needle Size.

    I can not find a crown cap for the Ultra on any parts list. That model has the nozzle cap and needle cap all in one. So you might need to...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 6:55 AM
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    markjthomson liked JackEb's post in the thread Needle Size.

    Just to throw another thing into your thoughts. More often than not those that paint fine detail use very low pressure, very reduced...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 6:55 AM
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    markjthomson replied to the thread Needle Size.

    OK. Detail inside a cockpit of a model, airbrush is the wrong tool. Tamiya... can't comment but the manufacturer will have all the good...

    Sep 19, 2019 at 6:33 AM
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    markjthomson attached a file to the thread Needle Size.

    So there are a few things there. 1. Please go along and do and introduction on the intro page.......

    Welcome dragon.jpg Sep 19, 2019 at 6:01 AM
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    markjthomson liked SiRoxx's post in the thread How to get glass clear finish.

    Cool, I’ll give that a watch. Thanks Mark. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Sep 17, 2019 at 8:52 PM
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    markjthomson replied to the thread How to get glass clear finish.

    It really depends on the paint. For example a basic enamel, 3 layers is normal, same with a 2 pack. With an acrylic it is more like 6 to...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 9:11 PM
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    markjthomson liked Mr.Micron's post in the thread How to get glass clear finish.

    Glass finish is all about the cut and polish.after allowing the clear to harder fully up sand use cutting compound and a high grade polish

    Sep 16, 2019 at 9:08 PM
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    markjthomson replied to the thread How to get glass clear finish.

    Do you mean how many layers... ? I was painting aircraft components so as few coats as were needed, typically 3 and a thin primer. On cars,...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 10:06 AM
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    markjthomson replied to the thread How to get glass clear finish.

    Practice, perfect conditions, good gear, amazing preparation, quality paint, the correct reduction, the correct application pressure and...

    Sep 16, 2019 at 8:51 AM
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    markjthomson liked Michael Walters's post in the thread Hello. Newly here...

    Cheers AKAQuickdraw

    Sep 14, 2019
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    markjthomson replied to the thread Hello Everyone!.

    Hey there, welcome from New Zealand. Post up some of your work, will be good to see. I moved the intro (nicely done as well...) under the...

    Sep 14, 2019