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  [Poll] X-15 model decals: production and scale

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Retro Rocket
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posted 10-17-2011 02:27 PM     Click Here to See the Profile for Retro Rocket   Click Here to Email Retro Rocket     Edit/Delete Message   Reply w/Quote
Scott Lowther took a bunch of pics at Dayton that I composited into a flat side view. Using that and the other reference I have I did all the markings and I'm developing a set of decals based on the flush rivets and screws that are visible.

I studied each marking and made sure they matched the real vehicle. I wanted them to look like they were just applied. On the vehicles on display the markings are either heavily weathered or new and not stencils. I made new fonts in CAD since there aren't any made that do the job. In CAD I'm able to overlay the CAD model over the reference pics.

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