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Unread 07-30-2017, 06:57 AM   #301
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Hey Guys ,

I think that I may have tackled the one thing I have been worrying about since I have started this project.

The main rotor hub.

I know that the resin that I use would not be strong enough to hold the blades up . So I have been working on a skeleton that would.

I have no skills at all soldering so I have used an epoxy to hold the parts together . FAILER.

Then I used thick super glue with the blades inserted . It held for about 6 months until I dropped something on the hub by accident. FAILER .

Then I saw this and watched the video .

Resistance Soldering Unit

So I paid the $130 and had it shipped. I used it Saturday and what a complete success.

Insert releasing doves here !!!

I will do my best to try another photo carrier and post some pics.

Once again , Photo bucket must die !!!
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Unread 07-30-2017, 05:14 PM   #302
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OZx Image Hosting
Try this for hosting pics Pick.
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Unread 08-03-2017, 05:57 AM   #303
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Thanks Digler,

I will look into that .

This is a call out to all of you Russian experts.

I am trying to get my order of paint in for the full builds .

So I need to know the exact paint colors that I will need.

I know Ammo of Mig has the cockpit colors kit and I will be using that.

They also have modern helo paint colors but I am not sure what modern helos they go to.

I need a color call out for Model Masters enamel and if not Tamiya Arylic

1. Afganny War Dark brown on tan over sky blue
2. Cold War Green on tan over sky blue
3. Modern Green on light gray over sky blue.

I need help on this ASAP so I can get my order in.

Model Masters paint may be discontinued in the near future .

Lots of Hind pictures.

https://www.pinterest.com/explore/mi-24-hind/
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Unread 08-03-2017, 09:53 AM   #304
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I'm colorblind so probably not the most help
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Hey Pickel,

Hope these help!






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It does help but I can not make out the first one .

So the last one I am going to use for the Afgahn livery .

Is every one good with this ?

Guys I really need help with this.
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Here are some links, that you can use as an Afghan model:
??-24 ? ???????.?? ? ????????? ??????, ??????? ?????????
http://img.wp.scn.ru/camms/ar/41/pics/1_20.jpg
http://img.wp.scn.ru/camms/ar/41/pics/1_12.jpg
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You might need to message buyers individually.
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It does help but I can not make out the first one.
Sorry about that. Here's a resized image.
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It does help but I can not make out the first one .

So the last one I am going to use for the Afgahn livery .

Is every one good with this ?

Guys I really need help with this.
It looks like MM 1701 (Military brown) is recommended for the Afghan war scheme. I'm not familiar with Afghan Livery so I don't know how close the two are and which would be closest to the *actual* color.

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Model Masters paint may be discontinued in the near future .
Since I rely on Model Master Acryl for my customs this concerned me greatly...I did some googling and seems it is only the enamel line - some 133 colors mostly the military ones that are going away. Sorry for model builders - but happy I don't have to switch paints...I have not been happy with any other brand really...
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You guys have been great in helping me with the color call outs and I think that I have them all !!

Thanks again.

Yesssss!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Back in the saddle again.
How long will it take me to change over all of this post's pictures ? :shock:








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