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    Jan 28, 2009, 7:34 PM - FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #1

    Well here it is so far. FPH #33. This is my first bucket paint up so be gentle. Im going all topical and doing this mostly freehand. Looking at ref pics on my computer and then painting away! Comments and help welcome!
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    Jan 28, 2009, 7:56 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #2

    Is this rattlecan? or AB? Either way, it looks great so far. I like the burn mark on the dent.
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    Jan 28, 2009, 8:22 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #3

    NICE work man!!!
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    Jan 28, 2009, 8:25 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #4

    AB for main colors. Brushes the rest. Thanks guys.
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    Jan 28, 2009, 9:07 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #5

    How'd those kill stripes look Scott?
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    Jan 29, 2009, 2:53 AM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #6

    Great job so far 22ssplt! And for a first paintjob at all its even more impressive!

    I like this burn marks around the dent too.

    Keep us informed with more pictures to come. :-)

    Manuel
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    Jan 29, 2009, 6:56 AM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #7

    Quote 22ssplt said: View Post
    How'd those kill stripes look Scott?
    To quote Peter Griffin, "Frickin' Sweet"!!!!
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    Jan 29, 2009, 8:52 AM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #8

    Nice work so far.. ...colors and preweathering look great.

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    Jan 29, 2009, 9:17 AM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #9

    Bro, that is looking awesome so far! Great work!!!
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    Jan 29, 2009, 10:06 AM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #10

    Lookin' good Dave! Nice work!! Keep it up and keep us posted! Let me know if you need anything for the back panels...like a eye replacement. No, but seriously....
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    Jan 29, 2009, 1:03 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #11

    Thanks guys. Left ear is next and then onto the mandibles.
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    Jan 29, 2009, 6:40 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #12

    Well I wanted to work on the left ear but didnt get to. However I did work on the mandibles. Also pic shows the Borden painted.
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    Jan 29, 2009, 6:44 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #13

    Nice Dave! Are you planning on throwing some PRR maroon (or similar) on the mandy's?
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    Jan 29, 2009, 6:52 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #14

    Yeah. But before I tried it I checked it out and its real watery. Im gonna test it before I put it on.
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    Jan 29, 2009, 7:07 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #15

    It is thinner than, say, the SP dark lark grey. It is a color that requires more than one coat!
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    Jan 29, 2009, 7:12 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #16

    Yeah just might need two coats, Here's another update pic.
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    Jan 29, 2009, 7:47 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #17

    That is REALLY coming together nicely man. I'm very jealous!
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    Jan 29, 2009, 7:52 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #18

    Wow! Sorry I missed this !

    First time huh? I think you're far too modest

    See, even knuckle dragging Marines and Hard Case SWAT Cops
    can pull off a pro paintjob

    Must I find pics of "MY" first helmet painting attempt to make you feel better ?

    Terrific Job brother ! Seriously !

    FP
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    Jan 29, 2009, 7:55 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #19

    I am grunting, staring at a AirForce chick poster, and singing the Marine Corps Hymn while painting.

    HAHAH. Thanks buddy. I just want to do the lid justice.
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    Jan 29, 2009, 8:31 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #20

    well, apparantly i have been dragging my knuckles to get a post up in here...i have had the garden hose out "hosing" down one of my best buds here... i was just trying not to hurt his feelings with my honest opinion...but, here goes...LOOKS like your first lid, punk...i cant believe that you paint like that...after all the talking and such before you got this helmet....sheesh...you think you are doing something special here? well...i have news for you, brother....














































    YOU ARE!!! FANTASTIC JOB!! wish my first lid looked like this...wish i had the skills to paint my first helmet this way...i had to use the stencils on my second one to get a nice paint job, but you...you closet painter...you have just been Bsing us with your "i cant paint" attitude...well, consider yourself discovered!!! we know the REAL 22ssplt, now!! go ahead, admit it!!! you have been painting a long time, havent you!!!

    just messin...good job bro!!
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    Jan 30, 2009, 4:20 AM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #21

    Really nice topical work there.
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    Jan 30, 2009, 9:18 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #22

    Now if you can believe this, the ears have proven to be the most difficult parts so far. Mainly because the paints are thin. I will have to go over them again for more of a darker look. Just like I plan to do when Im nearly done...do some touch up work on the whole lid.
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    Jan 30, 2009, 9:24 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #23

    Dave,
    Can you take a zoomed in close up of the left ear area so I can see the sizing of that decal?? Looks like it fits pretty good actually but I can't tell.....
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    Jan 30, 2009, 9:27 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #24

    Yeah give me a second...
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    Jan 30, 2009, 9:29 PM - Re: FPH #33 Progress Thread (Pic Intense) First bucket paintjob #25

    Here ya go Scott.
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