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1/72 Moscato's Phalanx


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Hi guys. Here is my latest build, the Moscato's Phalanx. I added some weathering efects, like chips and pigments. It's my first time doing this, so I hope do you like it.

Also, I use some decals designed by myself, I changed the missiles to get a more "full capacity" look, and I made some modifications, like closing/opening hatch, missile doors and chest, to see inside the cockpit.

Any opinion wiil be well received.

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That looks excellent. Wonderful weathering. Looks like the salt method to me and he used a fine grain popcorn salt on it. I still have yet to try that one myself.

Base color seems to be either tamiya dark yellow or a desert yellow.

Im still waiting for someone else to use the optional head on it. Im still the only one so far. I also did the rare Daicon girl blue one.

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Wow! Thank you guys for your support and kind comments.

Prometheum 5:

You're right, in the picture is very obvious, so I'll fix it.

PetarB / ce25254:

I did the chips with a sponge and enamel paints. First, with the same base color, cleared with a little amount of white, and above, smaller chips with gunmetal. Unfortunately, in these pics, the clearer chips don't see it.

After, I use some pigments, like "Industrial City Dirt" in the main body, "Concrete", in the feet (these are Mig Pigments), and "Soot" (Tamiya).

Yes, the upper hatch is hinged. I made it using syringe needles. I also use this idea in the missile doors of Tomahawk. You will see it soon.

Ron5864:

Good eye!! Yes, i's the Dodge Pickup from Walker Texas Ranger. But, judging by the dimensions of a real pickup, this Johnny Lightning model it's closer to 1/72 scale... not 1/87. You know, these car models are "non-scale", because it have always the same size, no matter if is a truck or a Mini Cooper.

Ranger565:

The base color it's Model Master 2137 (British Gulf Armor Light Stone). See my answer in the topic of Tomahawk Arii's Pinup.

MechTech:

That's pinup appears in the Macross Modeling Book. I just restored a little.

Rouge Trooper:

That's a custom "Air Defense" Vehicle. I just only added some Macross decals. You can watch more pics in the following topic:

http://www.macrossworld.com/mwf/index.php?showtopic=27159

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Your modelling skills have reached the master's level I think! That baby is awesome!!

She looks well used and worn, but not worn out, broken down or neglected. Fantastic job and inspirational pics!

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