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How to finish your plane with aluminum foil

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By Bucky Sheftall
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Like other incurable perfectionists in our hobby, I was discouraged by modeling natural-metal finishes. Metallic paints never seemed convincing on anything much larger than a 1/48 scale landing gear strut.

About a year ago, I saw pictures of an aluminum-foil covered B-58 Hustler, and I was enthralled. I just had to try aluminum foil.

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