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How to mask your scale model with tape ... - FineScale

Apr 05, 2018 · A paint job is only as good as its masking. In this episode, Aaron shows you how to mask a scale model with tape before painting or airbrushing. You'll find out how to create straight lines, cut tape properly, and apply it to oddly-shaped nooks and crannies. You'll be amazed what a clean paint-job can do to improve the look of your finished model.

Hints & Tips – Scale Model Guide

On the left is Tamiya masking tape made specially for modellers. On the right is commecial masking tape made for interior decorating. Introduction Most modellers have to use masking tape …

Applying masking tape camoflage patterns to scale models

Jul 11, 2018 · While some masking methods, such as using a masking putty, are simple in their application, it’s often more difficult to be precise if that is needed. And while it can give a scale-appropriate “feathered” edge, it’s very easy to end up with some “underspray” along various edges, requiring either tedious correction, or simply turning a blind eye to it.

Tamiya Curved Masking Tape - How to use it - Scale ...

In fact…. You may have seen the recently completed Kinetic Mirage II.E5 1:48 scale model by Chris McDowellin Aircraft-Finished Now-Kinetic and he has used this Tamiya curved masking tape to create an excellent result. Thanks Chris for sharing your great Mirage model with us all…. Here’s the video showing how to use Tamiya Curved Masking Tape.

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Welcome to Scale Model Guide; Support Atlantis Model company kick-starter campaing; Cockpit Canopies-Acrylic Coating; FREE VIDEO GUIDE IS FINALLY HERE! Holding Small Parts; Using Plastic Sprue Leftovers; Using Masking Tape; Using a ‘Stunt Double’ Using Household Items; Model Photography Part6 – Photoshop; Model Photography Part5 ...

Techniques – Scale Model Guide

Welcome to Scale Model Guide; Support Atlantis Model company kick-starter campaing; Cockpit Canopies-Acrylic Coating; FREE VIDEO GUIDE IS FINALLY HERE! Holding Small Parts; Using Plastic Sprue Leftovers; Using Masking Tape; Using a ‘Stunt Double’ Using Household Items; Model Photography Part6 – Photoshop; Model Photography Part5 ...

Painting – Scale Model Guide

May 07, 2020 · Painting – Scale Model GuideHow to Paint Rubber Rims on Tank WheelsThis APC has had the wheels rubber rims and even the tracks spray painted green. AFVs are …How to paint the tracks of armoured vehiclesThis is a close up of the front of the tracks of an M113. The rubber pads are very visible and lik…Step by Step Guide to Drybrushing Part 2In this example I am highlighting some groundwork on a display base. The paint is Tamiya Buf…See a full list on scalemodelguide

Alternative to tamiya masking tapes? - Scale Auto Magazine ...

Sep 26, 2005 · Scale Auto is the leading authority for car modelers. Great how-to content and kit reviews help builders of all skill levels to improve their 1/16, 1/24, 1/25, and small-scale models. Expert columnists offer tips and solutions to modeling problems about muscle cars, racing vehicles, dioramas, and trucks. We cover the latest styrene, resin, and aftermarket kits, paint, photoetched parts, books ...

Tamiya America, Inc Masking Tape, 6mm ...

Tamiya Masking Tape is thin, very strong adhesive tape for modeling use. It even adheres well to uneven surfaces. It's ideal when sharp and crisp lines are required. This tape will not absorb paint color, or leave unsightly marks, making it perfect for use with painted or unpainted scale plastic or radio control models.

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The best masking tape I have used is Tamiya Masking Tape, which I can strongly recommend. To obtain a “soft” edge, another approach must be taken. If you are skilful and work with larger scales (such as 1/48 or 1/32), you can, in fact, paint the camouflage by freehand, using …

3 techniques for masking canopies on scale models aircraft ...

Pre-cut masks. For complicated framework or faint, ill-defined panel lines, pre-cut masks are my …

What kind of masking tape do you use? - FineScale Modeler ...

Dec 05, 2016 · What kind of masking tape do you use? Posted by elation on Monday, December 5, 2016 9:57 PM Do you guys use tapes made for scale models such as Tamiya, Testors brand or other less expensive alternatives from Staples or Home Depot? Reply; stikpusher. Member since ... Whatever masking tape you use be sure to keep it clean.

Masking canopies & camo - Essential magazine for scale ...

Aaron adds a strip of tape along the line to begin masking the yellow for the theater markings. Additional tape will cover the rest. Aaron removes a mask, folding the tape back on itself and working slowly to avoid damaging the paint underneath. Using a hobby knife, Aaron trims paper tape for the wingtips where the upper surface camouflage

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Best masking tape for diesel painting? - Model Railroader ...

Nov 11, 2011 · Best masking tape for diesel painting? Posted by cedarwoodron on Friday, November 11, 2011 4:01 PM I have used blue painters tape with good results when building and painting structures, but have been a bit hesitant with using it for painting diesel shells.

Masking and Finishing Tape -- MegaHobby

Welcome to the MegaHobby tools and supplies page. Here you will find everything you need to build and complete your model kits. MegaHobby carries tools by Xacto, Flex-I-File, Hobbystix, Squadron, Excel, Zona Tools, Testors, Humbrol, Aztek, Badger, Magnifiers, Robart, Xuron, Zap, and more. Please visit the Paint Store for all your painting needs.

Alternative to Tamiya Tape - Essential magazine for scale ...

Nov 28, 2008 · On the DIY Channel program 'Cool Tools' there was a segment on Shurtape's Razor Edge Gold premium masking tape (CP-60). From the description & video it sure looked & sounded like Tamiya's masking tape. I googled and found the product spec, and this afternoon I hit a couple of the paint supply shops in the area.

3 techniques for masking canopies on scale models …

Jun 06, 2018 · Italeri’s 1/72 scale Ju 52 offers a masking challenge well met by Pat Villarreal of Rowlett, Texas, who used Tamiya tape on this crisply painted canopy. Each pane was covered by at least four pieces of tape; he got sharp angles by laying down triangles of tape at each corner.

Painting Plastic Model Airplanes | Scale Model Aircraft

The best masking tape I have used is Tamiya Masking Tape, which I can strongly recommend. To obtain a “soft” edge, another approach must be taken. If you are skilful and work with larger scales (such as 1/48 or 1/32), you can, in fact, paint the camouflage by freehand, using …

Beginners Guide to Making a Scale Model Tank : 15 Steps ...

6. Masking tape - You will need masking tape. You can elect to use regular blue painters tape but I recommend Tamiya masking tape as it comes in smaller widths. 7. Sand paper - You will need all kinds of sand paper grit, form 150 all the way to 10,000 depending on the type of model. For this tank I am using 150 grit and 1,000 grit. 8. Oil paint ...

Alternative to tamiya masking tapes? - Scale Auto …

Sep 26, 2005 · Scale Auto is the leading authority for car modelers. Great how-to content and kit reviews help builders of all skill levels to improve their 1/16, 1/24, 1/25, and small-scale models. Expert columnists offer tips and solutions to modeling problems about muscle cars, racing vehicles, dioramas, and trucks. We cover the latest styrene, resin, and aftermarket kits, paint, photoetched parts, books ...

Masking canopies & camo - Essential magazine for …

Aaron adds a strip of tape along the line to begin masking the yellow for the theater markings. Additional tape will cover the rest. Aaron removes a mask, folding the tape back on itself and working slowly to avoid damaging the paint underneath. Using a hobby knife, Aaron trims paper tape for the wingtips where the upper surface camouflage

What kind of masking tape do you use? - FineScale …

Dec 05, 2016 · What kind of masking tape do you use? Posted by elation on Monday, December 5, 2016 9:57 PM Do you guys use tapes made for scale models such as Tamiya, Testors brand or other less expensive alternatives from Staples or Home Depot? Reply; stikpusher. Member since ... Whatever masking tape you use be sure to keep it clean.

Masking tape cutter - Essential magazine for scale model ...

Jul 31, 2010 · Nothing if it is quality tape and new. It is always best to buy tape for a few dollars more as modern formulas are always improving the original. I have always associated the white stuff with a horror story of sorts masking a 1/1 scale Camaro in 93' Kind of a mess of my own making the mask was on the vehicle too long and a bugger to remove, wax & grease remover was needed to get the adhesive off.

Masking and Finishing Tape -- MegaHobby

Welcome to the MegaHobby tools and supplies page. Here you will find everything you need to build and complete your model kits. MegaHobby carries tools by Xacto, Flex-I-File, Hobbystix, Squadron, Excel, Zona Tools, Testors, Humbrol, Aztek, Badger, Magnifiers, Robart, Xuron, Zap, and more. Please visit the Paint Store for all your painting needs.

First vinyl top attempt...assistance please - Scale Auto ...

May 18, 2006 · Scale Auto is the leading authority for car modelers. Great how-to content and kit reviews help builders of all skill levels to improve their 1/16, 1/24, 1/25, and small-scale models. Expert columnists offer tips and solutions to modeling problems about muscle cars, racing vehicles, dioramas, and trucks. We cover the latest styrene, resin, and aftermarket kits, paint, photoetched parts, books ...

Best masking tape for diesel painting? - Model Railroader ...

Nov 11, 2011 · Best masking tape for diesel painting? Posted by cedarwoodron on Friday, November 11, 2011 4:01 PM I have used blue painters tape with good results when building and painting structures, but have been a bit hesitant with using it for painting diesel shells.

Using Tamiya masking tape over Tamiya acrylic flat ...

Nov 15, 2015 · I would like to not use a primer this time and just give it 2 coats of Tamiya flat so as to not obscure details. I have no problem with this on armor models, but there is a LOT of finesse masking to do over the top coat color on this airplane, unlike an armor model.

Using Masking Tape for Roll roofing in HO - Model ...

Using Masking Tape for Roll roofing in HO. ... Just as with over-weathering models, the use of masking tape to represent rolled roofing results in a caricature of the prototype which, for some reason, many modelers have come to accept without question. ... I think exact scale models look boring and plain and maybe even uninspiring. It's like ...

frog tape? - Essential magazine for scale model builders ...

Nov 02, 2012 · I compared the yellow frog tape to the really expensive Tamiya masking tape sold at my LHS and to me they are almost identical. I'm using it for all my intricate masking and I use the blue 3M painters tape to cover the larger areas. I have only been air brushing over it, no painting over it …

Paint peeling when lifting tape - FineScale Modeler ...

Nov 02, 2010 · Wash your model sprues in warm soapy water and allow to air dry before assembly to remove any mould-release oils. Wash again if practical, or wipe down with isopropyl or denatured alcohol after assembly before applying paint. Use a low-tack masking tape such as Tamiya's or 3M's "blue" masking tape.

Airbrushing 202: Masking Multi-Color Camouflages

By removing the tape quickly, you limit the time that bond can develop between the model and tape paint. In removing the tape, pull it away from the painted edge at an angle. Pulling it across the new paint can damage the masked edge. Once the tape is off, set the model aside and let the paint fully cure before working up the next masking job.

Removing masking tape - Model Railroader Magazine - Model …

Jan 26, 2018 · Masking tape is really too thick for a great color separation. The only type tape I use for color separation is 3M Fine line tape. Comes in a lot of widths and does a excellant job, everytime. One roll will last a long time. You layit out on the model lightly burnish one edge where Your line will be and just lightly press the other side, You ...

TAMIYA 10mm Masking Tape with 2pcs Refill ...

Generally, I'm using this to mask areas of scale models before airbrushing and it works perfectly. The tack of the tape is such that it holds to the surface pretty well, but comes off clean without removing any of the paint or finish on my work.

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Masking Tapes, Sheets, Paint Masks | BNA Model World

Shop hobby and model masking tapes, sheets, paint masks and masking solutions online at BNA Model World.

Tamiya 6mm Masking Tape with 2pcs Refill: …

This tape will not absorb paint color, or leave unsightly marks, making it perfect for use with painted or unpainted scale plastic or radio control models. 1 unit of Tamiya 87031 10mm Masking Tape with Dispenser and 2 Rolls of Tamiya 87034 10mm refill masking tape included.

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Best liquid mask? - Essential magazine for scale model ...

Jun 19, 2016 · I use "Bob Dively Liquid Masking film" on occasion. It was designed for RC models. I have to apply a few coats but if dries fast. It works fine on small areas and removes with water. I will dip a toothpick into water and use it to remove the mask. I’ve tried it on larger areas but found regular masking works better for that.

Tamiya 18mm Masking Tape with 2pcs Refill ...

Tamiya 18mm Masking Tape with 2pcs Refill ... I have found that the Tamiya masking tape is the best available when building scale models whether doing a Camo job on Armor, paint transition on Aircraft or in my case, two tone paint jobs and chrome detail on model cars. It is extremely thin and strong and is "Low Tack" so as not to pull off ...

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Tarpaper and shingle roof with Masking Tape? Yep... - HO ...

Jun 25, 2017 · Masking tape already has the adhesive on it, it can be placed down and lifted for adjustments in the intials steps. If you use 3/4 inch, you have a pretty accurate width of a roll of tar paper. It is easy to cut pieces to fit as well.

Walter’s Guide to Building Vacuform Models

Glue or tape an 8 ½” x 11” sheet of 60 grid sandpaper to the cutting board. I leave two edges of the paper free of masking tape. This is a good time to get some strong adult refreshment!!! Then, cut lots of 2” long or longer strips of masking tape. Make small handles with the tape and attach to all the parts.

Tamiya 87030 Masking Tape 6mm & 87031 …

Tamiya 87030 Masking Tape 6mm & 87031 10mm Value Set Brand: Tamiya. 4.7 out of 5 stars 117 ratings | 8 answered questions Amazon's Choice recommends highly rated and well-priced products. ... I build and paint plastic scale model ships. This tape is the best tape to use for masking paint areas. There is excellent adhesion so there is no leakage ...

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