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Decided to get back to my Ventura I stsarted on last year . I will be using a few aftermarket items on the kit  bombshell decls , ultracast resin heels and Vector props . Not sure of markings yet , R-2800-31 painted up and weathered. Just needs sptayed with clear flat :)

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If you're looking for alternative paint schemes, I've got several Aviaeology sheets for USN and RCAF Venturas. Sheet 1, 2, 3 & 4. These were review samples, so I won't charge anything. If you're interested, please let me know :)

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Spent a few days gettting paint on the ultra cast resin wheels. Hub and struats paints with Tamiya Lp-11 silver. Tires painted with Mr colot tire black . Tail wing , Tailfins , and drop tanks glued and sanded with Tamiya 3000 grit sanding sponge . Next to start getting some color on the interior :)

 

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Making some progress on the Ventura . I used the kit provided decals on the IP . The Ultra Cast resin wheels had the perfect depth on the tread for my wash . Wheels painted with Mr color and Tamiya LP -11 paints . Then weathers with oil wash on the hub and mig pacific dust on the tires . Struts painted with Tamiya LP-11 and weathered with oil wash .

 

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Spent the morning working on the Vector resin props . Clean up was really easy. I used three different sized drill bits to drill the hole out for the prop shaft. The fit was a lille tight so i used a Tamiya snading spongs to sand the kit prop shaft and the fit was better. Now to was the prop and spray some primer :)

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Finally got some paint on the interior . Interior green in my own mr color mix, For the box and contol yoke i sprayed tamiya lp semi gloss black. Interior been sprayed with mr color gloss. Next up oil wash :)

 

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Spent a few hours today finishing up the interior . Added a few more dtail to the instrument panel. Next to glue the airframe together . 

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Spent the last few days assembling the airframe  and sanding it . The Identifaction light was installed as a clear piece in the bottm and painted with Tamiya clear coloers. Once dry its still looked to trasnlucent . So made a little trangle box witha flat side undernieghth and sprayed it with Tamiya LP-11 . Glued it in and much  better results . Next to install the bomb doors shut . Stay tuned :)

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Spent the last few days getting the four piece bomb bay doors glued closed. For some reson it seems Monogram/Revell kits are sometimes only ment to be open. Little bit of work then can be closed. I added little bits of plastic to strenghen the middle sction of the doors that hinge . colwings also been painted installed with engines. Still another fews weeks of stuff then paint time :)

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Vector Resin Ventura Props painted . Had to repaint the hub it was the wrong color . Hub painted with mr color 367 . Blades Tamiya LP semi gloss black and Tamiya acrylic yellow for the blade tips . Next gloss coat and stencils .

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