Bandai 1/72 TIE Interceptor Part 4

All three sections now together.  I’ll use Alclad Ultra-Gloss to seal in the base painting prior to weathering. Weathering starts with UMP’s Ultimate Weathering Wash. I like the product as there is no order and being water based after about 20-30 minutes, I use cotton buds dipped in water to take the excess off. At this point, the three main assemblies are ready to be put together. The base was primed and painted with Tamiya XF82 Ocean Gray 2 (RAF) Everything ready to go together.

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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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