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KV-1 (Model 1939) build – Part 3:Painting

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Primer: Tamiya “Fine Surface Primer” (light grey) spray can

Base coat: A mixture of 90% Tamiya acrylics (Tamiya XF-26“Deep Green”, Tamiya XF-2 “Flat White” and Tamiya XF-3 “Flat Yellow” in a 4:1:1 ratio) and 10% Tamiya X-22 Clear in Tamiya lacquer thinner (2:1 paint mixture to thinner).

Highlights: A mixture of 90% Tamiya acrylics (Tamiya XF-26“Deep Green”, Tamiya XF-2 “Flat White” and Tamiya XF-3 “Flat Yellow” in a 4:2:2 ratio) and 10% Tamiya X-22 Clear in Tamiya lacquer thinner (2:1 paint mixture to thinner) was sprayed onto the upper horizontal surfaces only.

Details:

  • Headlight: Citadel “Mithril Silver”
  • Machine guns: Vallejo Model Color “Black” 70950
  • Metal cables: Vallejo Model Color “Black Grey” 70862
  • Rear light: AMMO “Crystal Red” A.MIG-093

The paint was protected with Humbrol Clear gloss varnish and then Citadel Purity Seal satin varnish was sprayed on.

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