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    Wing Tsun, Freeclimbing, Usability & User Experience, Webdesign, Ship modelling

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  1. I use Vallejo Surface Primer 74602 and it works flawlessly with Tamiya paint.
  2. Unfortunately no. The kits are very rare and veeery pricy! Would love to build the Nostromo though. Dirk
  3. I use Vallejo primer and Tamiya acrylic colors. And yes, airbrush. cheers Dirk
  4. How could I miss that ... 🤣🤣🤣
  5. Today I finished the Sulaco. Here are the final images. It was a fun build with a very rare kit with lot's of potential to build a unique ship 😉 Thanks for watching. Dirk
  6. I totally forgot the Main Hangar Doors ... #wip #alien #usssulaco #halcyon
  7. Prometheus is a different Ship Popeye. The Sulaco is from Alien 3 bringing Ripley und the Marines to the lost Colony.
  8. I'm close to finish my last build, the USS Sulaco from the 2nd Alien Movie. Thanks for watching. Dirk
  9. Ahh now I understand. Yes the same can happen be with oil but I never had a really "problem" with that. I just sanded the to glued area and I always like to use some brass rod to fix the part better.
  10. Is "yours "Fondur a cirer"? Could be kinda the same then 🙂 What do you mean working with white glue? Sure the wood must be clear of glue else the oil can't work very good. Best check my builds to see how the danish oil is "working" 🙂 cheers Dirk
  11. It's removed at the moment as the plugin was not compatible with the newest version here. sorry. Dirk

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