Stormrider/FP3 esb rubber knee progress

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    Stormrider/FP3 esb rubber knee progress

    I got stormrider's/Fettpride's rubber knees last month but just had time to start on them.. Just wanted to post some of my progress pics. I primed and painted each with metallic spray and then put the masking fluid and a base coat of yellow seen here



    Let this dry a day and then I misted over with the pumpkin orange plus some grimey black. Once this was dried another day I removed the masking fluid and added some accent around the damaged areas..


    This is where I am at now, I just have to add some scratches and add in my dark side knee darts... let me know what you think so far...as for cracking, I noticed NONE so far.. I have bent them flat even. Used Krylon Fusion paints.

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    Re: Stormrider/FP3 esb rubber knee progress

    Those look great bro!

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    Thanks man....still a newbie painter but I am enjoying it.

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    Re: Stormrider/FP3 esb rubber knee progress

    The paint doesnt look newbie! Good job.

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    Also..if anyone has any helpful hints or suggestions they would be appreciated.. I had trouble finding any good reference photos..the ones I did have which you can see under, the colors were scewed by flash.

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    ANyone have any tips on doing the scratches on the rubber knees?

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    Nice paint job. I like the black, gives it a more weathered touch.

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    Yea I liked it too.. I had a couple reference photos that showed considerable weathering (black) on those areas

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    Re: Stormrider/FP3 esb rubber knee progress

    What kinda of darts are you throwing on them?

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    I just got some from Darkside..they look pretty nice.. just figuring out how I am going to anchor them in there..and I may need to dremel slightly.. i tried putting them in on the one and scrapped out the paint..still too tight to fit so I will dremel some out..just a hair.

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    Re: Stormrider/FP3 esb rubber knee progress

    very nicely done

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