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Old Feb 13, 2007, 12:49 AM
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Post your method and pictures on how to make your heli colorful and bright =)

as the title said , tell us if u dyed it , use tapes( what type and where u got it from) , or spray it ?

etc
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Old Feb 13, 2007, 02:08 AM
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Acrylic craft store paint (brushed on since it was about 5 degree's outside when I painted it) and self adhesive Monocoat on blade tips. Alternated light and dark colors to help with orientation. Also to help the colors stand out.
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Old Feb 13, 2007, 12:11 PM
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man that is a sweet setup. thanks . no one else? i thought i've seen a lot of colorful helis around
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Old Feb 13, 2007, 01:13 PM
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Well, first I 'brush' it up against the wall a few times during test hops in the house. Then I take it outside and 'rub' it in some nice red dirt. Then after I replace the broken parts I go back outside and 'brush' it up against a tree or two...
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Old Feb 13, 2007, 01:20 PM
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Lol! Like this?
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Old Feb 13, 2007, 02:31 PM
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I hope everyone got outta that heli ok.
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Old Feb 13, 2007, 02:33 PM
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Me too. Here's where I found it:

http://www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/photo/
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Old Feb 13, 2007, 02:41 PM
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For reals this time:

Masked the design on the inside, hit it with Krylon yellow, pulled off the mask, and hit it with Krylon fluorescent orange. It really shows through in the sun:
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Old Feb 14, 2007, 02:54 PM
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very nicely done
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Old Feb 14, 2007, 03:57 PM
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Very nice indeed!!!
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Old Feb 14, 2007, 07:06 PM
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Thanks! I try to keep mine basic and highly visible...I HATE yellow...on everything except my helis!
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Old Feb 14, 2007, 07:14 PM
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DF36, apply one can of lighter fluid, then ignite. A beautiful red and yellow, color will appear !

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Old Feb 14, 2007, 08:26 PM
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Lol! Like this?
Ha. I was going to brush the TRex up against some snow today, but it was rather cold and windy so I passed. Wild crash pics. The guy has it titled "My helicopter crash", so presumably they got out?
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Old Feb 14, 2007, 08:45 PM
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I'm hopin'. Seems to be in good spirits by naming it that!
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