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Old Apr 04, 2008, 03:42 PM
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Painting canopies?

This may seem a little silly of a question, but, what kind of paint can you use on your plastic canopies that won't melt the plastic?
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Old Apr 04, 2008, 03:58 PM
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Most use model car paints, Tamiya or Testors are two brands that come to mind, also Krylon spray paints, the one for plastics.
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Old Apr 04, 2008, 04:08 PM
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This is how. No, don't use testors paint. Krylon Fusion isn't bad but it sprays VERY thick.

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Old Apr 04, 2008, 06:58 PM
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For simple stuff, Krylon plastic kote is OK. Clear canopies, spray on the inside. Gives a nice finish.
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