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Old Sep 27, 2010, 01:47 PM
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Windshield - Chrome Treatment

Would anyone like to share their technique in applying chrome tape, foil, paint, etc., as windshield trim? Or, can someone direct me to a link where this may already have been discussed. Thanks. Cheers.
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Old Sep 27, 2010, 02:13 PM
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I applied chrome tape to the windshield on my Venice 90. Stick it on, and trim with scissors or an Xacto knife.
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Old Sep 27, 2010, 06:15 PM
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Burnishing the foil is the key to a good job
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Old Sep 27, 2010, 06:32 PM
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Or use Alclad:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...2#post10026919
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Old Sep 28, 2010, 03:36 PM
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I build a frame around the clear plastic using styrene "U" channel and covered that with bare metal foil. Looks decent enough for foil.
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