No masking is needed on the SR.53, it being overall white. However a splash of colour will come from the wingtip missiles
These start with a spray of home-brewed light blue over a white primer for the fins
Which are then masked off
And another coat of white base
And then bright red for the body
Unlike the other two models the SR.53 gets white primer overall
This had also reacted with the aluminium, so that is clearly an issue. Some finishing coats of Vallejo white will be next. At this stage though I am thinking that white primer is a waste of time and effort. The Vallejo white gives just as good coverage over a light grey primer to my mind.
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