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About Chillyb1

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  • Scale I Build 1/24 and 1/25

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  • Location Illinois
  • Full Name Curtis

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  1. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic Ferguson tractor   

    Wow, that's too cool for words. That's a Heller kit, no? 
  2. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic best brass finish?   

    I'd use Model Master Metalizer brass with their sealer and/or clear on top. 
  3. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic Pics- paint is on the Cougar.   

    A gorgeous color on that  Cougar. Looks like you got a great finish too. Did you shoot straight from the can? 
  4. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic Ordering From Other Countries, Any Guidance?   

    I recommend that you order from Hobby Link Japan (http://www.hlj.com/) rather than go through Amazon. They usually have the best price and are so reliable and responsive that you can rest assured that yours will be a hassle-free transaction. I received a package from them yesterday, less than two weeks from order and payment! 
    There aren't any sorts of import duties or other customs fees for shipments to the USA.
  5. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic Tamiya Calsonic Impul GT-R(R35)   

    A very cool project. I've built the R34 kit from Tamiya in several liveries. I love these cars and the kits. Good luck with it. 
  6. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic Guitar color question.   

    As a guitarist, I'm appalled that you post not even a single photograph of this Tele. You should be ashamed of yourself. How are we supposed to get a vicarious thrill from your purchase without a picture? 
  7. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic 1954 Hudson Handyman   

    A very cool idea, Chuck. I love stuff like this and your build makes me want to get the kit and do something similar. My favorite aspects of your build: the tires and wheels, and the way we perceive weight distribution. Nice work. 
  8. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic What did you get today?   

    I want to know more about this. Earlier this year I bought a '50s Classic Player Stratocaster and I love it so much I'm thinking of getting the '60s Classic Player too. 
  9. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic Ferrari enzo update 9-4   

    Such a great color choice. I can't wait to see this thing when it is finished. 
  10. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic Tamiya Mk II Jaguar   

    Nice job on a beautiful model. I love the whitewall look.
    What is it about this kit that makes us want to paint it this color? Here's mine:

  11. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic Tamiya Honda Jazz   

    I, too, am a big fan of everyday model subjects. Your build makes me want to get the kit. 
  12. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic Constant paint can bulges, what to do?   

    Could you please post pictures of your paint-shaking arm? And do you have any connection with the Planet Krypton?
  13. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic Tamiya paint drying out?   

    You DO NOT have a problem. This is what Tamiya acrylics do and it is why we modelers love them: they dry quickly. Don't try to paint straight from the jar. Put a little dab of the paint on a palette and add a little of their thinner.
    I use Tamiya acrylics almost exclusively for everything I'm brushing. I also use them through my airbrush, but that's a whole different thing. 
    The only time I try to use this paint straight out of the jar is if I'm absolutely confident that I can finish the job in one stroke of the brush. If you are going to be painting for more than about thirty seconds, then you really need to use the process I mentioned above. It is possible to keep dipping your brush in thinner and going back to the jar but that also raises other concerns. 
  14. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic Karmann ghia roof/damaged body   

    Like one of these?:

  15. Chillyb1 added a post in a topic Global Alien Oreo Conspiracy Theory   

    MONA LISA FROSTING!   I know the answer's there, man!  If we try this... an anagram for "AFAR MOON'S LISTING."