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Bandai 1/72 TIE Interceptor Part 2

Started work on the solar panels   The fit is quite excellent and very precise. In some cases, I had to sand away from where some paint had been sprayed to get things to fit. Here is one assembled with just the blasters to be painted. Since it is a very small area to be sprayed and I have to be precise, it is the perfect job for the Sotar 20/20 airbrush.    I could mask the area but the Sotar has such a tiny spray area, I won’t need too.  Both of them after painting.    

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Bandai 1/72 TIE Interceptor Part 1

As I previously mentioned. the next build will be the Bandai 1/72 TIE Interceptor.  I picked this kit up a while ago and did an inbox review of it at that point.   Looking forward to building it up. The first order of business is figuring out what color I wanted to paint it.  There have been many discussions across the internet about what the true color is.  Suggestions from a light grey to a more bluish dark gray.   I prefer the later myself but I also knew I was going to be adding a wash which will darken and weather the base coat. In the end, there were two possible choices, both by Tamiya. XF 66 Light Grey and XF 82 Ocean Grey 2 (RAF). I decided to paint two parts of the kit to see how they looked.   Both parts before priming with Vallejo Black.  After priming and getting ready for…

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