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Old Sep 30, 2003, 11:28 PM
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Help!! Need Info on paint matching Solite!

I want to cover a plane in red Solite and need to know if there is a paint that matches for painting the plastic parts and if so what!
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Old Sep 30, 2003, 11:39 PM
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I did some pretty extensive testing of commonly available spray paints when I built my Stevens Cap. I ended up using Tamiya "Bright Red" TS-49. It's not a perfect match, but it's pretty darn good.

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Old Sep 30, 2003, 11:45 PM
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I did some pretty extensive testing of commonly available spray paints when I built my Stevens Cap. I ended up using Tamiya "Bright Red" TS-49. It's not a perfect match, but it's pretty darn good.

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Thanks Pete I'll try it! Any other matches out there?
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Old Oct 01, 2003, 04:14 AM
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Umm. try the Humrol range as well.
I got a good match to solarfilm...very probbaly same color as the solite.
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