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Ford GT 2017 - Revell

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Hi! 

This is my first post. 

A Ford GT. The kit is from Revell straight from the box.

Painted with polyester Paints and 2k varnish.

Thanks for looking!

 

 

 

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Welcome!  Looks like you've done a fantastic job on this build.  

Really like your paint work.  Would you mind elaborating on "polyester paints"?  (Links etc)  I'm always looking for new sources, and I'd never heard of these.

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That looks absolutely fantastic. The detail, and the quality of the paintwork, are second to none. I doubt that Revell kit has ever looked better...

best,

M.

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You've set the bar high for your first post, looks great!

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Welcome Marco.  Take this as a compliment - at first I thought it was an expensive diecast.  Superb paint and detail on the multi-color livery and the decals.

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That's once slick looking car.  Well done.

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Thank you so much!

I'm happy you liked this build!

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15 hours ago, Monty said:

Welcome!  Looks like you've done a fantastic job on this build.  

Really like your paint work.  Would you mind elaborating on "polyester paints"?  (Links etc)  I'm always looking for new sources, and I'd never heard of these.

Thank you, Monty!

Polyester paint is what we call basecoat car paints here in Brazil.  

They work in conjuction with a clear coat afterwards.

The base coat dries to a matt finish and has no mechanical resistance. The 2k clear coat can be wet sanded and polished.

https://www.hotrod.com/articles/ccrp-0709-automotive-paint/

In this link they refer it as a BC/CC system.

For airbrushing, the paint needs heavy thinning and a spray booth.

I'm not sure, but I think Zero Paints use these paints.

 

 

 

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Beautiful looking finish and all of the sponsors decals must have been fun to do.  

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On 1/16/2021 at 1:02 PM, Funkychiken said:

Fantastic GT here, lovely paint job and sharp finish!

 

On 1/16/2021 at 1:04 PM, dave branson said:

Nice

 

 

On 1/16/2021 at 2:25 PM, ChrisR said:

Looks great!

 

6 hours ago, slusher said:

Looks great, real nice work..

Thank you!!!

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On 1/16/2021 at 2:21 PM, espo said:

Beautiful looking finish and all of the sponsors decals must have been fun to do.  

Fun and lots of work. The decal sheet has 138 decals of which 90 to 100 are used.

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Very nice build! The multi color paint job is amazing! 

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