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Old Oct 10, 2012, 06:56 PM
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Help!
Question About Paint

New to fourms (hope i posted in the right place lol) ok some ime painting a 1/350 scale hobbyboss uss arizona that i converted to rc with tamiya paint i painted the lower half of the hull with "hull red' and did some sea trials in the bathtub after taking the ship out the paint was discolored and had a fingerprint on it! anyone have a suggestion? maybe a way to waterproof the paint like a gloss? i could apply? thanks
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Old Oct 10, 2012, 07:31 PM
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Been there, bleached that. Chlorine in your water did a job on the acrylic paint.
Repaint, and seal with a clear... And/or use enamel.

BTW, welcome! And post pics, even of mistakes, so others may learn...
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Old Oct 11, 2012, 07:21 AM
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Thanks! Will post pics soon
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Old Oct 13, 2012, 12:24 PM
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Ok here are some pics of the progress so far. just need to re tape and re paint should i use clear enamel to waterproof?
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 01:26 PM
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going to swich this over to a build thread
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Old Oct 14, 2012, 01:45 PM
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Check out http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1353744
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