The shape looks spot on to me but then it looked good before. We have all discussed accuracy versus capturing the essence before. You have the essence. The wheelbase is now 1mm less than mine. We have agreed what we believe to be the right one.
I think you should now forget all that stuff and show us the finished car in all its glory.
I believe that you now mask the stripes, then spray the rest of the car this in theory should bring it all up to the same level .Then clear lacquer it all and polish . Hope this makes sense Regards Steve
Thanks for input, but I am not sure I've made myself quite understood. Unfortunately there was no chapter about spray painting in my English schoolbook years ago...
The bleeding is not the main problem and the surface, I think, will level with some clear coats and polishing. What I mean is this: When I mask and then spray, a small "wall" or "lip" is built up against the thin edge of the tape and stands straight up when removing the tape. This I want to remove.
I will now let it dry and harden, but then? Should I first clear coat and then polish? Or first polish? Or do something completely different?
Sorry for lacking knowledge in English, they really ought to change those schoolbooks!
I wish that I had seen this thread earlier. The Maserati Tipo 151/3 is a favorite of mine along with the Ferrari 330 P4. I did the Maserati in HO scale back in the sixties based on an article by Jonathan Thompson published in Model Car&Track. The car was called a 5000 GT in that article. The line drawing from that article was included in an earlier post. Unfortunately the HO car was stolen a long time ago. Someone was selling a 1/32nd scale resin version of the body, I should have ordered one when I had the chance.
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