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Old Sep 23, 2011, 07:07 AM
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Piedmont DC-3

Nitro planes Dynam DC-3

a very nice version of the famed Douglas Dc-3 the entire model
is covered with tissue and Miniwax Polycrylic
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Old Sep 23, 2011, 03:03 PM
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In case I never mentioned this, I love this model. It almost looks too good to fly. It's the kind of thing you'd expect see in Richard Henson's office at PI HQ in Salisbury, Maryland. Well done.
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Old Sep 23, 2011, 04:12 PM
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Hi blade head

thanks , the US AIRWAYS 737 came even better - I will be building
a second Piedmont dc-3 and Piedmont 737
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 04:26 PM
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What tissue do you use

pulsery2k1,
What tissue do you use?

I have used coffee filters, but would like a larger covering for larger models. I looked at Dollar Tree tissue paper used for gifting. It is thinner than coffee fliter, and tears easily when Polycrylic is applied. I tested it with polycrylic with Talc and light weight spackle and it did not tear the tissue. It looks like a good cover, and it sands and paints well. Please let me know how you apply your coverings.

Thanks
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 04:44 PM
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I use silkspan from WWW.sig.com and apply as shown on
the video

ployglass.wmv (3 min 2 sec)
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Old Feb 17, 2012, 03:00 PM
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Pulsery2k1,
Thanks. I will give silkspan a try.
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