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Old Jan 12, 2002, 10:48 PM
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What type of paint can I use for GWS moth cowling??

I tried enamel paint but it didnt work, what can I use on the clear plastic cowling??
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Old Jan 12, 2002, 11:20 PM
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before painting any plastic -- give it a wipe over with a little alcohol to get rid of any crap that might be on it-- Enamel should be fine -- but for all my foamies I use a water based spray can paint-- Dulux Aquacolour
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Old Jan 12, 2002, 11:22 PM
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I used spray enamel from Pep Boys auto store. You should sand the cowl first.

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Old Jan 13, 2002, 07:25 AM
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I used Testors model paint (spray) and haven't had any trouble with it. Just be sure you spray it on lightly or it will run.
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