Model: (Click to see more) 84270: Avante Black Special
Status: How To Guide
Date: 14-Nov-2020
Comments: 3
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The futuristic jet cockpit really adds some magic and thought I'd share some of the extra details added.

7 Not boxart ... 5 first primer, then the color of the spacesuit ... 3 which was then masked. 3 Favorite silver was next ... 3 followed by more masking. 5 A firewall was made and painted grey ... 2 before a bit more masking ... 5 around the instrument binnacle ... 4 followed by matt black. 7 Only some masking removed prior to shading. 6 Extra buttons and intercom wire added ... 2 completes the tribute to the Avante.

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kontemax

16-Nov-2020

Where did you buy that rear panel, please?

nicherotors

16-Nov-2020

I made it out of thin plasticard. My trick was to make two at the same time; holding them together I’d sand a side and then flip one over so that I had a template to sand the other side to. After a few flips both were identical and symmetrical. (Might not be the clearest of explanations but hope that helps!)

Killajb

17-Nov-2020

Excellent write-up and excellent results! This is very helpful to those of us who would like to attempt to take our interiors up to the next level of detail, thank you sir!


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