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      Post #65762, posted on 01-28-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Since I live near the former McDonnell-Douglas plant in Long Beach, California, I couldn't resist attempting to get this shot of the plane "at home in its natural habitat." I set the model on a craft foam tarmac on top of my car, parked across the street from the former hangar which still bears the plant's neon signage.

      I still need to add a coat of Future to it, so this is an "in progress" shot...on location!
      What d'ya think??



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      Post #65767, posted on 01-28-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Love it ✨👍👍👍

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      Post #65771, posted on 01-28-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      It's a great idea and looks fantastic! 👍👍👍

      Would like to know...what's inside the former MD company
      building today?
      Is it empty or still used by Boeing?

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      Post #65775, posted on 01-28-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Sven
      It's now a huge Mercedes-Benz distribution center.
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      Post #65780, posted on 01-28-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Don't bother with the future wax coat. She's been through a lot and still looks fine. ( Maybe a new set of tires ? )

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      Post #65787, posted on 01-29-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      This is an amazing picture! Great model "diorama," and a beautiful job! The sindows look especially realistic...how did you do those?

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      Post #65865, posted on 02-02-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Very clever. Looks good. What did you use for the bare metal?

      Never put off for tomorrow what can dry overnight

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      Post #65874, posted on 02-03-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Thanks, Guys.
      The window decals are Authentic Airliner Decals. The rest of the decals are the incredible work of Michael from Vintage Flyer Decals.
      I used Alcad II Spray can Chrome for Lexan for the bare metal, along with some great tips/advice from FLYHY.
      Chris

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      Post #65875, posted on 02-03-2017 GMT-5 hours    
      Thanks, Guys.
      The window decals are Authentic Airliner Decals. The rest of the decals are the incredible work of Michael from Vintage Flyer Decals.
      I used Alcad II Spray can Chrome for Lexan for the bare metal, along with some great tips/advice from FLYHY.
      Chris