Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by Brian077 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:58 am

I love that wipe on poly, but its hard to get down here. Great job Zoly.
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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by mtbediz1 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 5:13 am

zoly99sask wrote:I applied a second coat of poly, actually the last one,not really visible but here it is.

Second coat of poly (800x600).jpg
Very nice Zoltan. How do you apply poly? By brush, airbrush or cotton cloth etc? Thanks.

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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by janos » Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:36 pm

Brian,
I just bought a satin wipe on poly at Bunnings. Not cheap though.
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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by zoly99sask » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:32 pm

Janos ,is that Minwax wipe on poly?

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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by Aussie048 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:40 pm

Zoly

Unfortuantly it is not Minwax.

It is Feast Watson

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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by Brian077 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:53 pm

Janos and Geoff,
I was considering the Feast Watson oil based wipe on poly as an alternative because the Minwax has disappeared from the shelves at the local hardware stores down here.
Be interested in your feedback guys on how it compares.
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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by janos » Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:36 pm

I bought the Feast & Watson one because the Minwax disappeared from the shelves (and it was much cheaper than F&W!). I have been using the F&W now on my SoS and I can't see any difference between the two (other than seeing red because of the price of it...). The first coat on SoS was still the old Minwax, but then (after much of it had been sanded off) as I wanted to apply the next coat I realized that it went thick and could not be used. Then I went to Mitre 10 when I bought the Minwax a while ago. There was nothing, so I went to Bunnings where I found the Feast and Watson for $33. As I applied the first coat of it, partially on top of the Minwax cote, nothing happened, they did not start fighting each other. Lucky I assume...
Actually I wanted to be 'clever' and as I opened the Minwax bottle I filled half of it into a separate container and sealed it, hoping that I can use it further than what was going to be opened-closed frequently. It did not work, it thickened up the same time as that one in the original bottle, which I was frequently opening. I imagine that the original bottle must have been filled up with Nitrogen or something similar to avoid contact with Oxygen.
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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by Brian077 » Thu Aug 10, 2017 12:55 am

Janos,
funny you say that about the Minwax. I had the same issue.
When I was using it varnishing my model, I was constantly opening and closing the cap and this caused the contents to congeal and go gluey. I had to throw a third of the can away.
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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by Canoe21 » Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:53 am

Hello Zoltan

I kind of figured that on attaching your Channels but just wanted you to be aware of the problems they would cause if they broke loose later on in the Rigging.

Thar Poly that you ate using is it a gloss or a semi gloss finish, ENJOY.

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Re: Santa Maria - Mantua - scale 1:50 modified kit semi scratch

Post by zoly99sask » Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:00 am

Hello Lawrence ,the poly is satin ,no gloss at all,thanks for visiting my build log.

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