To topcoat or not to topcoat

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When I started discussing the Strike Freedom commission with my client I asked whether he wanted normal or high shine for the inner frame, and as you can imagine he wanted high shine. The problem is that what I have noticed with Alclad is that the shinier it is the less durability it has. Continue reading

Detailing the Strike Freedom

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The Perfect Grade Strike Freedom while using the same frame as the strike and the astray PG’s doesn’t come close to their level of surface detail. In order to add some detail without going too far my client wanted the kit to have more panel lines. Continue reading

The many fixes of the PG Strike Freedom

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The Strike Freedom in the last year has gone from a design I didn’t like to one of my all time favorites so after the RG I was seriously considering laying down the large sum of cash for the PG version but after building it for this commission I really don’t think I will. Continue reading