I'll have this baby done for the weekend show I'm going to!
1st round of weathering, and then the color banding ooover the dirt:
Reconstructing the original decals with paint and dry transfers:
Mine is on the left, and the real one is on the right:
Dry transfer hash marks:
Here's the Heller Hood part!
I used my initials and the current year for this particular marking:
I did these freehand in paint, and weathered with powdered pigment:
Rusting has begun:
And of course, the butt (blown out by the flash - poof):