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Rodney J. Williams
I created this o.o.b. hypothetical Reno, Nevada racer ’cause I has several good quality race-related decals in my spare decal box.
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Jim Crabb said on February 19, 2020
I remember your article in Fine Scale Modeler (a tiger striped P-51 racer if memory serves) about high gloss finishes. Did you employ that technique on this?
Rodney J. Williams said on February 20, 2020
It was called Zebra striped by Ed Weiner who owned the real P-51D way back then as it was built in 1988 and I entered it in the 1989 IPMS/USA San Diego, California National convention. The model was sold in 1990.
The gloss finish on the 1/48 scale “pink – hypo” P- 51 races was……”I forgot” most everything. However I recall that it was painted with my left over Tamiya gloss pink paint. I assume I applied Future Floor Wax on top of the plane after the decals were put on. Future makes an excellent gloss coat for your model. RJW!
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