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Old 02-11-2019, 10:12pm   #45
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Quick update. I finally got my pearl white paint for the base coat. Looks great. I canít seem to photograph it but itís a nice shimmering white. Over that will go four more pearl colors I got from a taxidermist shop for doing fish. Lacquer based, really fine pigment.

Iím giving my airbrush a workout. Need to practice.

The pearl white will show through about 20% of the surface area. But the coolest part is the colors are transparent so you get pearl on top of pearl.

Iíve also decided to move the circuit board to the dish instead of the base. Should be much easier to assemble that way. I still need to run five switches and power up from the base. But now I can test everything much easier. Need to test every single circuit before sealing it up.

Ran into an issue with the shuttle bay fit. Big gap at the fan tail. Trouble is, the deck of the bay is all finished so no filling and sanding there. I have some ideas to fix but what a PITA.

I swear, 90% of the process is fixing shit. More pics later.
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