Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Building up...

So yeah, still working my way back into the hobby.

As was mentioned, the issue of cost is rather important at the moment. What with saving for a wedding, most of the income I would have been able to spend is being saved. Why I mention this is, how can I develop projects at low cost.


As we can see, a grotesque paintjob. Can't really remember why this went so tits-up but I'm looking at the base colour and wondering... Why?...
This was a £29 model (IIRC?) when I bought it, and it is a definite want in any krieg army I might (or might not do :p) so recovery job...
Dettol 75cl; £3.50 tesco
Ironically, the Hades is submerged;
Around 24-32 hrs later I remove the Hades and scrub with a toothbrush. For anyone using this as a guide, two words of warning.
  • Dettol stinks.
  • Keep the tub and item in a sink with something up the wall behind, as you will be flicking a mixture of semi-dissolved paint and dettol in a radius of around a metre around you.
  • Do not allow water to get into the mixture whilst you are scrubbing. Scrub item, rinse in the dettol tub then remove to a towel to drip dry before washing in hot soapy water.
  • The item will be quite sticky, I can't work out what it is, but its a grease-like emulsion of paint and dry dettol which is not suitable to work on at all. 
  • To remove this, the item will require a good wash in white spirit before you can think about painting. I washed in white spirit then again in hot soapy water before drying and readying for priming.
  • It still stinks of dettol.
The result; the paint pretty much all gone from the flat surfaces of the model. 

Gaps filled. Just needs sanding.
Added some mixed grade rubble and slate bits using white glue. Needs a watered down white glue layer over the top then we can prime.
So yeah, relatively pleased with the result. I do hope undercoating will go smoothly.

How will we paint this model?

This arrived last week...
Rather large airbrush compressor. As you can see, very limited for space.
So really, this post is outlining some of the limitations at the moment, i.e. space and money and how I'm working back into the hobby as it were. With luck the next post will be a painting update.

And finally... Thought I'd show this, two 38oz rump steaks I cooked for a Man V Food competition at work.
28 day dry aged 38oz rump steaks...


  1. Make sure to get a respirator for the airbrush!

  2. We are urgently in need of kidney donors for the sum of $409,000.00, Contact us now on email for more details.(WHATS APP MESSAGE ONLY +917411484388 PHONE CALL;+919739098941 drrichard803@gmail.com We are located in India Dr. Richard D

  3. Thank you
    your blog is good idea

    Many online casino games excessively.
    คาสิโนออนไลน์ Meet the expertise of playing casino games online excessive amount. Who is willing to help player game everyone has been happy with the play are numerous and all its amazing variety to the player and every game you have to play a card game Dragon - Tiger. Online is fully equipped.
    The participants have to generate revenue from gaming to bet online with variously of appetite and all about playing online slot games with the variety and richness of all the lots. And we also have a way of playing gambling games online. So you play casino games online for anyone to use on the toss play games online with a lot of people and all the hot variety. So you play online casino games, you have to come to grips with the desire to play a full and very much at all. Ruby888

  4. Your blog is very nice for sharing on this site.



  5. This information is very good.(Good Man)




  6. Please keep updating this blog, it's been too long. Great post! We adore this blog and This information is very good.


  7. No matter where you are We have developed systems all the time to support the increasingly popular technology and to meet the needs of the players.




  8. I really like your post good blog on site,Thanks for your sharing.



  9. I am absolutely loving your gorgeous blog! Thanks
    clipping path

  10. Thank you so much for sharing this informative blog with us, this was really amazing and I’m really thankful to you.
    Website Development Company in Delhi

  11. Thank you so much for sharing this informative blog with us, this was really amazing and I’m really thankful to you.
    .. VIEW MORE:- Freelance Seo Expert in Delhi

  12. This comment has been removed by the author.

  13. Nice blog, visit Thecorporategift for the best Corporate Gift Ideas and Corporate Diwali Gift.
    Corporate Diwali Gift

  14. QuickBooks Tech Support Phone Number - If you are looking for a top-grade Accounting and Financial Management software, QuickBooks should be your first choice. It is the most recommended software by Accountants and Bookkeepers all over the world. One of the core reason behind this popularity is the 24×7 available QuickBooks Support services from the toll-free QuickBooks Tech Support Phone Number. QB is highly trustable software and it seldom runs into errors and issues. If in an event, any error pops-up on your screen, simply, dial the toll-free QuickBooks Support Number. Your call will be picked up by an Intuit Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor who is certified to provide services from the toll-free QuickBooks Support Phone Number.

    Canon Printer Tech Support Phone Number | HP Printer Tech Support Phone Number | Norton Tech Support Phone Number

  15. Outlook customer service is available around the clock . you can call our Outlook customer support team for solution of all kind of Outlook mail related issues like Outlook login problem, outlook account creation issues etc. Just need to dial our Outlook customer service number 1-800-382-3046.
    Outlook Customer Service

  16. Awesome blog. Get the Best SEO Services in Noida and Top 5 Web Designing Company in Delhi at Dial Web India.
    Top 5 Web Designing Company in Delhi

  17. Get the best Detective Agency in Jaipur, Rajasthan by Gribety Detective India, i.e. one of the best Top 5 Detective Agency in Jaipur.
    Top 5 Detective Agency in Jaipur

  18. Nice blog, if you need aluminium foil converting machine supplier. Sarswati Enterprises is one of the best Aluminum Foil Converting Machine Suppliers in Delhi.
    Aluminum Foil Converting Machine Suppliers in Delhi

  19. Nice blog, thanks for sharing such an amazing blog with us. Book Himachal Holiday Tour and Dharamshala Tour Packages from Delhi, India at Trippytag in your budget. For more information visit following-
    Dharamshala Tour Packages from Delhi

  20. Great post about chronic about work I Get more help from your post I found so many blogs related to this But do not get that much information also I found some interesting information about free eshop codes 2019

  21. Pretty good post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that I have really enjoyed reading your blog posts. Any way I'll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you post again soon. Big thanks for the useful info. also found some interesting topic on PayPal Reward