Wednesday, 21 October 2015

New Badges

Amelia's original badges and the chrome flashes which live behind them have looked very tired since she arrived nearly four years ago, and I was lucky enough to find a better condition set, genuine Ariel parts still with the patina of age, but less of it... Here they are:


The paint is all missing, so we will need to do a little job on that. First clean them up with some Farecla G10 rubbing compound, then mask them up:


Now, trim the masking back:


Paint with some etch primer:


and some top coat:


remove the mask while the paint is still wet:


And leave it to dry.

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